Two Mid-Missourians honored for Scouting work

Carl Porting, Jefferson City, and Bill Gartner, Columbia, received the St. Benedict Award for their years of service at the Shrine of Our Lady of Sorrows in Starkenburg from the Catholic Committee on Scouting at the annual retreat.

More than 120 Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venture Crew members and their leaders attended the three-day event. Groups came from Jefferson City, Hermann, Mokane, St. Martins and Monroe City.

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