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11/26/2018 General
Esteemed Local Scouting

Esteemed Local Scouting Board Member Receives Freedom Enterprise Medal from PBAU

Palm Beach Gardens, November 2018 – On Thursday, November 8th, 2018, Gulf Stream Council Executive Board Member, George Elmore received the 2018 Freedom Enterprise Medal from Palm Beach Atlantic University. Mr. Elmore is the founder of Harddrives, Inc., which is one of the largest road construction companies in Palm Beach County.

This award is presented to servant leaders who celebrate and protect our nation's free enterprise system and who stand as role models in character, vision, community service, and philanthropy. Elmore has committed most of his adult life to these values which truly epitomize his voluntary contributions to the Boy Scouts of America. The characteristics which he represents reflect those of the worldwide scouting movement. George Elmore has been a board member with the Gulf Stream Council for decades. His leadership from behind the scenes has positively affected thousands of young people’s lives and has helped transform our beloved Tanah Keeta Scout Reservation into the jewel that it is today.

American Free Enterprise Day is a tradition at Palm Beach Atlantic since the first celebration took place in 1984. Previous notable medal recipients include David C. Novak, co-founder retired chairman and CEO of Yum! Brands Inc., 2017; Tim Gannon, a co-founder of Outback Steakhouse, Inc., 2013; John D. MacArthur, insurance and real estate entrepreneur, 2009; Karl H. Watson, CEMEX, 2007; Rich DeVos, 2000, Orlando Magic; William G. Lassiter, Jr., W.G. Lassiter Co., Inc., 1993; Alexander W. Dreyfoos, Jr., The Dreyfoos Group, 1992; and Marshall E. Rinker, Sr., Rinker Materials Corp., 1985.
Please join us in congratulating Mr. George Elmore on this prestigious accomplishment.