June 20, 2012
Elks National President David R. Carr, left, of Ticonderoga Elks Lodge No. 1494 presents Past Exalted Ruler Raymond J. Scott with President Barack Obama's Volunteer Service Award, letter of commendation and pin. The award is given to those individuals who meet or exceed 4,000 hours of volunteer service. Scott has served as a lodge officer, New York State Elks Association vice president, district deputy, Americanism/Flag Day chairman and lodge charity fundraiser chairman. For many years, Scott was chairman of the lodge Christmas charities program and the Youth Drug Awareness Fishing Tournament.