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MARTIN COUNTY -- The Boy Scouts of America, Gulf Stream Council will host an official ground breaking ceremony on Nov. 15 at 5 p.m., at Tanah Keeta Scout Reservation, for the Lassiter Camp Headquarters building made possible by The W.G. Lassiter and Batchelor Foundations.
They will celebrate The W.G. Lassiter and Batchelor Foundations who have underwritten the cost of this new building on the Tanah Keeta Scout Reservation. This new building will include a health clinic, conference room, trading post and a training center.
Additional sponsors and contributions were made possibly by Mason Development & Construction - contractor; John M. Ahern - architect; Bayview Construction - owners' representative; Land Design South - land planners / landscape architects; Schaeffer, Fagan & Associates - engineer; Kamm Consulting - MEP engineers; Coastal Land Development - site work contractor; Nutting Engineers of Florida - geotechnical engineer; Caulfield & Wheeler - surveyor; and additional thanks to Land Design South and Atlantic Land Realty.
The Boy Scouts of America is one of the largest youth organizations in the U.S., with 2.7 million youth members and more than 1 million adult volunteers. The Gulf Stream Council, chartered in 1914, currently serves more than 7,250 Scouts and 2,500 adult volunteers in a seven county area including Palm Beach, Martin, St Lucie, Indian River, Okeechobee and Hendry counties in southeast Florida.
Scouting is a year-round educational program designed to accomplish the aims of character development, citizenship training, and personal fitness through fun, adventure, service, achievement and leadership training.
Tanah Keeta Scout Reservation is located at 8501 Boy Scout Road, Tequesta.
For more information or to RSVP, contact Mandy Frantz at (561) 694-8585, Ext. 238 or email Mandy.Frantz@scouting.org