Atlanta Area Council  

Whitney M. Young Jr. Service Awards Luncheon

Whitney M. Young, Jr. Service Awards Luncheon

The national Whitney M. Young, Jr. Service Award is designed to recognize those individuals and corporations who have been instrumental in the development of Scouting for rural, urban, and suburban youth who often face challenging barriers. This award recognizes "unsung heroes," those who do exceptional service for disadvantaged youth.The mission of the Whitney M. Young, Jr. Service Awards Luncheon is to secure community resources in support of the Scouting Program for at-risk youth and to provide experiences that develop self-esteem, character values, and living skills, thereby enhancing the lives of young people in disadvantaged areas of our community.

The 2018 Whitney M. Young Service Awards Luncheon will be held at noon on October 12, 2018 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis. Nominations are now open at

The 2018 luncheon is chaired by Stephen Wassell, VP, Storage & Peaking Operations for Southern Company Gas.

Sponsorship are available for the Whitney M. Young, Jr. Service Awards Luncheon starting at $3,000. 

Click here to download the sponsorship form. 

Funds raised support Scouting in metro-Atlanta with an emphasis on Scoutreach.

For more information contact Denice Unger, Development Assistant or call 770-956-5691.

Congratulations to our 2017 Whitney M. Young Honorees

  • Darren Clay
  • Secret Holland
  • Dorothy Jean Hudson
  • Marguerite Jackson
  • Bill Jordan
  • Wayne Marcinko
  • Sajean Page
  • Andrea Porter
  • Deborah Rozier
  • Brian Smith

Click here to view past honorees.


1800 Circle 75 Parkway SE
Atlanta, GA 30339

phone: 770.989.8820

Hours of Operation:
8:30am - 6:00pm (M-F) 
9:00am - 1:00pm (Sat.)
Closed (Sun.)


1800 Circle 75 Parkway SE
Atlanta, GA 30339

phone: 770.988.9912

Hours of Operation:
9:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M. (M-F) 
9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. (Sat.)
Closed (Sun.)