Boy Scouts to honor Ulster supervisor and wife

The Rip Van Winkle Council, Boy Scouts of America will honor Town of Ulster Supervisor Jim Quigley and his wife, Joan, with the Clemont I. Angstrom Distinguished Citizens Award at their annual recognition dinner on Nov. 7.

The award is presented annually by the Rip Van Winkle Council to individuals who have provided exceptional service to the local community. The Quigleys will be honored for their leadership and commitment to public service in the Town of Ulster and neighboring communities.

In addition, a special Environmental Leadership Award will be given to Dennis Larios and Richard Ruth of Brinnier and Larios, P.C., for their years of volunteer service and support of charity and civic organizations throughout Ulster County. The Ulster Savings Bank Charitable Foundation will receive the council’s Community Stewardship Award for its continued philanthropic support in assisting Hudson Valley residents in the areas of education, housing and human services.

The dinner, to be held at the Wiltwyck Country Club in Kingston, will benefit more than 2,000 young people who are involved in scouting with the Rip Van Winkle Council each year. Tickets are $100 per person. For more information, contact the Rip Van Winkle Council office at (845) 339-0846; or visit the council’s website at

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