Chicago, IL – The Pathway to Adventure Council, Boy Scouts of America will recognize United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1546 President Bob O’Toole at its Annual George Meany Award Celebration on Thursday, March 10, 2022. The event will be held at the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 399, with the reception beginning at 6 p.m.
Chicago Federation of Labor President Robert Reiter will serve as the event chair.
Established by the Boy Scouts of America, the George Meany Award recognizes outstanding union members for their impact in their communities. These individuals live up to the Scout Oath and Scout Law in their everyday personal and professional lives.
O’Toole began his union affiliation in 1984 while working as a stock clerk at a local retail drug store that was represented by the UFCW. He moved from there to the warehousing and distribution center where in addition to his job responsibilities he served as a union steward and later served as recorder before becoming president of Local 1546.
In addition to his responsibilities as president, he also serves on the boards of three Health and Welfare Funds (two as Chairman), four Pension Funds (three as Chairman), and the UFCW Local 1546 Medical Center in addition to several appointed board positions.
Local 1546 of represents nearly 20,000 members in Chicago and throughout Illinois, as well as Northwest Indiana.
TICKETS AND SPONSORSHIPS
For more information on the event, please contact Pathway to Adventure Council Development Director, Abby Krause, at 421-8800 Ext. 257, or register or become a sponsor online at: https://tinyurl.com/BSAMeany. Proceeds from the event will support Scouting programs in Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana.
PATHWAY TO ADVENTURE COUNCIL
Pathway to Adventure Council provides character development and values-based leadership training to more than 13,000 youth in the Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana area. More than 6,000 adult volunteer leaders deliver Scouting’s impactful programs to help young people be “Prepared. For Life.” For more information, visit www.PathwayToAdventure.org