Bellefonte, Pa — Jon Chester and Tim Foltz were announced as the 2013 Founders’ Award Recipients at the Family Banquet held at the Bellefonte United Methodist Church on November 9. Chester currently serves as Lodge Chief and Foltz as Dance Adviser have combined years of service to the Order of the Arrow and Boy Scouts of America.
The Founder’s Award was created to honor and recognize those Arrowmen who have given outstanding service to their lodge. Those Arrowmen who demonstrates to fellow Arrowmen that he or she memorializes in his or her everyday life the spirit of achievement as described by founder E. Urner Goodman and co-founder Carroll A. Edson.
The award is a bronze medallion bearing the images of founder E. Urner Goodman, and co-founder Carroll A. Edson. The reverse of the medallion reads “For he who serves his fellows, is of all his fellows, greatest,” which was Goodman’s prime reason for starting the Order of the Arrow.