By Ed Wilkinson
The annual Bishop’s Dinner for Scouting was held Sept. 22 at El Caribe Country Club, Mill Basin. Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio and the diocese’s Catholic Committee on Scouting hosted the event which honors Scouting volunteers in Brooklyn and Queens.
The Good Scout Award, the highest honor, was presented to Auxiliary Bishop Frank Caggiano, Vicar General; Det. Steven McDonald, NYPD; Firefighter Matthew Long of Our Lady of Angels, Bay Ridge; Brian Long, former chairman of the Diocesan Committee; and the Ben-Bay Kiwanis Club. Det. McDonald was unable to attend because of illness. Also not present was John P. Walsh of Immaculate Heart of Mary, Windsor Terrace, recipient of the Service to Youth Award