Curley M. Dossman, Jr. Honored With Silver Beaver Award From the Atlanta Area Council, Boy Scouts of America
Curley M. Dossman, Jr., Immediate Past President, 100 Black Men of America, Inc., and President for the Georgia-Pacific Foundation, Inc. is the proud recipient of the Boy Scouts of America’s Silver Beaver Award, for his long support of Scouting in the Atlanta Area Council. This award recognizes registered Scouters of exceptional character who have provided distinguished service within a council.
The National Council, Boy Scouts of America, upon the recommendation of the Atlanta Area Council, presents the Silver Beaver Award to individuals who have given generously and effectively to the service of young people. It is the highest award given by the Council, in recognition of a volunteers’ outstanding service to youth. Fellow Scouters nominate deserving individuals to be considered for this honor. The extraordinary individuals selected provide a great deal of service and leadership to Scouting in Atlanta. Their service and commitment to the community represent an excellent example for both youth and adults in and outside of scouting.
Mr. Dossman received this award because of his love, support and long-standingservice to Boy Scouts of all ages, and for his record of service to the metropolitan Atlanta community. He most recently served as Friends of Scouting Chair for Service Area I and remains one of the biggest supporters, physically and financially, of Troop 100, founded in 2007 at B.E.S.T. Academy and sponsored by 100 Black Men of Atlanta, Inc. Troop 100 made history as the largest African American Troop in the USA and continues to serve as a mentoring component of the Atlanta chapter. Mr. Dossman’s numerous civic and corporate boards and councils are but a glimpse into his commitment to making a change for the better in the lives of young people in Atlanta and across our nation.