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Whitney M. Young, Jr. Gala
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Gentilly Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70122, US
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Join us for an unforgettable evening at the 2024 Whitney M. Young, Jr. Service Awards Gala, taking place at Dillard University Lucien Pavilion / Professional Schools & Sciences Building on August 08, 2024. The evening will begin with a Reception at 6:00 p.m., followed by dinner and program at 7:00 p.m.

This highly anticipated event celebrates individuals who are actively shaping a brighter future for disadvantaged youth. Your support ensures that Scouting opportunities reach those who need them most, uniting us in our mission to serve youth across all communities.

The honoree lineup for the evening is nothing short of impressive, recognizing outstanding contributions from:

  • Ronald V. Burns, Sr. Founder QCS Logistics, New Orleans, recipient of the Whitney M. Young, Jr. Service Award.
  • Rochelle L. Ford, Ph.D., APR President Dillard University, recipient of the Whitney M. Young, Jr. Service Award.
  • Eugene J. Green, New Orleans City Councilman District “D,” recipient of the Whitney M. Young, Jr. Service Award.
  • Terry Williams, CEO, CPA, PMP, President Airware Transportation & Logistics LLC, recipient of the Whitney M. Young, Jr. Service Award.

Additionally, we are thrilled to announce our distinguished speaker for the evening, Dr. Calvin Mackie, CEO and Founder, STEM NOLA and President / CEO, Channel Zer0 Group LLC.

 Do not miss this extraordinary event! Secure your spot now and join us in empowering the leaders of tomorrow, together.

For ticket information and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Todd Conner at 504-810-1683 or . You can also register below.

About the Whitney M. Young, Jr. Service Awards Gala:

The Whitney M. Young, Jr. Service Awards Gala is an annual event dedicated to recognizing individuals who exemplify the spirit of service and leadership in their communities. Through this event, we honor the legacy of Whitney M. Young, Jr., a prominent civil rights leader, and former Executive Director of the National Urban League.

Boy Scouts of America, Southeast Louisiana Council, has been the foremost youth-serving organization in our community that develops character, citizenship, and fitness. For over 110 years, it has been our mission to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law. Southeast Louisiana Council serves over 3,500 youth members and over 1,000 volunteer adult leaders throughout the Greater New Orleans Area footprint serving, Jefferson, Lafourche, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. John, St. Tammany, and Terrebonne Parishes, making it the largest and fastest growing councils in Louisiana in the Boy Scouts of America.

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Serving Scouting in Southeast Louisiana Parishes of Jefferson, Lafourche, Orleans, Plaquemines,
St. John the Baptist, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. Tammany, and Terrebonne 

4200 S. I-10 Service Rd. West, Metairie, Louisiana 70001 
P.O. Box 1146, Metairie, Louisiana  70004

(504) 889-0388 Fax: (504) 889-1162


 Council Service Center Hours of Operation
Administrative Offices (Suite 101) - 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday
Council Services (Suite 125) - 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday - Friday