GEORGE MEANY AWARD
Each AFL-CIO city central labor council and each AFL-CIO state federation is permitted to give one award annually. The emphasis of this award is on the the importance of being selective. There is no rule that the quota must be used every year. No honorary recognitions should be made.
The purpose of the award is to recognize the recipient's outstanding service to youth through the programs of the Boy Scouts of America.
About 100 of these awards have been presented each year.
Applications may be obtained from the AFL-CIO central labor council, state federation, or the local area's AFL-CIO Community Services liaison or fromLabor Relationships, S226
Boy Scouts of America
1325 West Walnut Hill Lane
P.O. Box 152079
Irving, Texas 75015-2079
The central labor council or state federation may develop its own standards for judging, but will consider such factors as the nominee's record in:
Awardees receive a medal suspended from the neck, a
cloth pocket insignia, a square note and a frame certificate. Distribution
is restricted and orders may only be made via Labor Relations, BSA.
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Last Update March 28, 2004