PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Dec. 5 – The Cradle of Liberty Council of the Philadelphia Area Boy Scouts of America presented the 2019 Hospitality Industry Good Scout Award to AAHOA or its commitment to professional development and opening doors for hospitality careers to communities in the Philadelphia area. Recipients are selected for their outstanding community service and leadership. Chairman of the 2019 Good Scout Award Bhavesh Patel presented the award to Chairwoman Panwala. Patel is also a Past Chairman of AAHOA.
“We are fortunate to have a partner in the Cradle of Liberty Council to help create valuable professional development opportunities for the youth in the Philadelphia area,” said AAHOA Chairwoman Jagruti Panwala. “This award is truly an honor for the association, and I am grateful for the work that the Council does to build up our community. Like the Scouts, our objective is to help our members overcome obstacles and be prepared for the future.”
“Service to others is the foundation of both the Scouts and the hospitality industry. We are proud to support the Council and work with them to train the next generation of professionals, create opportunities for young leaders, and open doors to meaningful careers in a number of fields,” said AAHOA President and CEO Cecil Staton. “We are pleased to be a part of the great things that the Cradle of Liberty Council is doing and look forward to working with them for years to come.”