Mike Leep of Gurley Leep Automotive Earns St. Joseph County Good Scout Award

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Local businessman Mike Leep of the Gurley Leep Automotive Family will be receiving the second-annual St. Joseph County Good Scout Award from the Boy Scouts of America LaSalle Council next week. The award will be presented during a special luncheon on October 10th at Morris Inn, on the campus of the University of Notre Dame.

The Good Scout Award is presented to extraordinary community leaders in recognition of their outstanding contributions to improve the quality of life in their community, and who best exemplify the values found in the Scout Oath and Law. Mike Leep and his company have been active supporters of local scout activities for many years. The Gurley Leep Automotive Family has been a long-running primary sponsor of all pinewood derby cars that are given to new Cub Scouts.

The award luncheon will also be a special event benefitting several scouting programs, including the STEM programs at Fredrickson Park and also outreach programs for at-risk-youth in St. Joseph County. Attendees will be able to race custom pinewood derby cars with Mike Leep, with each car made by a local scout.

Event details:

  • Award Luncheon – Monday, October 10th, 2022
  • Location – Morris INN, University of Notre Dame
  • Time – 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Organizing Committee:

  • Event Chairman – Chris J. Murphy, III, Chair and CEO, 1st Source Bank
  • Dan Asleson, Peacock Construction
  • Joe Grabill, Berkshire Hathaway
  • Bob Bycraft, JackPost
  • Hon. Michael Gotsch
  • Brad Beutter
  • Larry Davis
  • Chris Miller, GDC Manufacturing
  • Dolly Duffy, University of Notre Dame
  • Kevin Murphy, 1st Source Bank
  • Dr. Fred Ferlic, Tayco Brace
  • David Niswonger, Raymond James
  • Dr. Mike Kelbel, Tayco Brace
  • Greg Kil, Kil Architects
  • Tim Sexton, University of Notre Dame
  • Stephen Studer, Krieg DeVault, LLP

For additional information regarding the luncheon, please contact John Cary at john.cary@scouting.org or 574-289-0337.

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