The Council Recognition Dinner is a yearly event to honor the wonderful volunteers whose efforts make Scouting happen. At the event, we have a plated dinner and recognize the Silver Beaver Award recipients for the year. Additionally, the Council Recognition Dinner will include the presentation of a handful of Eagle Scout scholarships, as well as recognize other award recipients from the past year.


  • March 21, 2020
  • Golden Valley Country Club (7001 Golden Valley Road, Golden Valley, MN)
  • 5:45PM Reception with dinner/program to follow at 6:30PM.

Register: Registration Site

Dress: Scout Uniform or semi-formal attire are appropriate. Meal Options: Chicken: $33 through March 12 ($43 after). Veggie: $33 through March 12 ($43 after). Steak: $40 through March 12 ($50 after).


Please consider joining us as a Silver Beaver Sponsor by making an additional fully tax-deductible donation of $50. If you are unable to attend the Council Recognition Dinner, you can give your donation at the registration site as a “Silver Beaver Sponsor Only”. Individuals sponsoring will be listed in the program as a Silver Beaver Sponsor.


The Silver Beaver Award was introduced in 1931 and is a national distinguished service award. It’s the highest level of recognition that a local council can give to a volunteer. Recipients are registered Scouters who have made a significant impact on the lives of youth through service given to Scouting and the community. See the 2019 Silver Beaver Recipients below:

  • Lloyd Johnson
  • David Kramer
  • Kevin Hanson
  • James Thomas
  • Steve Linder
  • Stuart Smith – Scoutmaster for Troop 3283 in Lake Minnetonka
  • Jerry Bru
  • Antone Gregory
  • David Eisenbrandt
  • Brodie Pedersen
  • Geoffrey Forbes
  • Padraic McGuire
  • Bradley Johnson
  • Lauren Johnson-Naumann
  • Brad Peterson
  • Nancy Randall Dana
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