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MayorPradelMarch 13, 2018 - Chicago Tribune / Naperville Sun // At the Three Fires Council's annual Gathering of Eagles Banquet in February at the Sheraton Lisle Hotel, Naperville Mayor Emeritus George Pradel was named Class Honoree to pay tribute to his life-long service to Scouting and youth. The Gathering of Eagles Banquet celebrated Three Fires Council's Eagle Scout Class of 2017, which was comprised of 387 Boy Scouts who earned this prestigious rank. The dinner brought together the new Eagle Scouts, their families, and Scouters from the area to commemorate this remarkable accomplishment. Over 450 people were in attendance. While Pradel was unable to attend the dinner last minute, he planned to deliver a speech to the Eagle class, focusing on the added responsibility each Scout now has for the recognition of being an Eagle. READ ARTICLE