Michelle Bedell, who has dedicated many hours to volunteering for Boy Scouts over the past decade, reviews some troop records June 11 in her dining room. For her years of dedication to scouting and accompanying enthusiasm, Bedell has been named the Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce’s “V.I.P. of 2012.”
Photo by Thom Randall.
continued Bedell personally went up on a suspended rope, she said, to help Dennison overcome his fear of heights. She also coached him in salesmanship to enable him to sell $6,900 of popcorn in scout fundraisers.
“Michelle has given Dennis such wonderful encouragement and support,” Beers said.
Asked about her awards and accomplishments, Bedell — with a sparkle in her eyes — modestly deferred credit to others.
“I feel very blessed, very fortunate,” she said with an engaging smile. “I get to see the kids experience so many things for the first time and I’ve watched them grow up. Not every parent gets to do this.”