Thunderbird District Adult Appreciation Dinner

Friday May 12, 2017 at the  Judd Kendall VFW Post 3873 908 W. Jackson Ave, Naperville


Social Hour ~ 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Dinner ~ 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Guest Speaker & Awards Ceremony  ~ 8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

This is a non-uniform event open to all adults…unit leaders, committee members, parents, and all who are involved in the Scouting program in our community. Come socialize while we recognize some of  our outstanding volunteers.

Please mark it on your calendar to attend, as we need everyone to support this event. FLIER FOR THE DINNER

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District Award of Merit Spark Plugs Commissioners

Congratulations to the Adults who were honored at last year's TBird Adult Appreciation Dinner on May 6, 2016.

The Thunderbird District Dinner was held at the Judd Kendall VFW Post 3873 in Naperville.  Buffet was by Walker’s Charhouse / Owner Bryan Werschulz, Troop 107 Alumni. Plants were donated by the Morton Arboretum. The Keynote speaker was Kevin Gallaher, Naperville Council Member.

View photos of this years District Dinner in our Photo Gallery!

View former year award recipients - Award Recipients!

Awards: Each Unit was able to award the Silver Acorn Award for their 2016 Valued Volunteer!

Pack Silver Acorns Troop Silver Acorns

Dist Award of MeritIt is time to Nominate worthy adults for the District Award of Merit. District Award of Merit awards are presented to those individuals who have done outstanding service to our DISTRICT. The District Award of Merit is the highest honor a district can present to a special volunteer.  The volunteer must be very active in the Scouting program as well as outside of scouting to be considered for this award.  This year’s awards will be presented on Friday May 12, 2017 during the annual District Dinner.  Attached is a form with the details concerning the award.  If you know of someone who would be a great candidate for this award, please fill out the nomination form (feel free to expound on what is asked for on the form), and send it to the Awards Chairman, Jerry Bevignani by Wednesday April 4, 2017

District Award of Merit Application

District Award of Merit Letter & Instructions


sparkplugSpark Plug Award nominations for worthy adults serving our district may also be submitted using the District Award of Merit form.



SilverAcornSILVER ACORN AWARD APPLICATION -  Each Unit - Pack Troop Team & Crew may recognize 1 worthy adult to receive the Silver Acorn Award. Silver Acorn Awards are presented each year to someone from your unit who has gone above and beyond to assist your Scouts and your unit. I could be given to recognize someone who works behind the scenes and has toiled long and hard on your behalf. Please get your nominations for all 3 awards in to Jerry Bevignani before the dinner.