Donor Library Archive

Edward H. and Jeanne Arnold

As advocates for Scouting, Ed and Jeanne Arnold have defined what it means to be a BSA philanthropist. They are inspired by Scouting’s ability to build character and develop leadership skills in youth who experience its transformational programs. Their extraordinary

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Ernie L. Thrasher

With more than 40 years in the coal industry, it’s not too surprising that Ernie L. Thrasher became involved with the Summit Bechtel Reserve. After all, the site was mined for coal extensively before it was acquired by the Boy

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Hazel Ruby McQuain Charitable Trust

The first venue Scouts and visitors to the Summit Bechtel Reserve encounter is the J.W. and Hazel Ruby West Virginia Welcome Center. This beautiful venue is a testament to J.W. and Hazel Ruby’s longtime support for the Boy Scouts of

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Jack Link

You’re probably familiar with the name Jack Link, but you’re not likely to be acquainted with the man who bears it. A born entrepreneur, Jack transformed his great-grandfather’s recipe for beef steaks and jerky into the largest meat snack business

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Richard H. Leet

For Richard Leet, Scouting’s values of honor and truthfulness were something to take seriously. As a result, he worked hard at Scouting throughout his life. That hard work meant that when he achieved the rank of Eagle Scout at age

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Harold Hook/Hook Family Foundation

A Distinguished Eagle Scout, Harold Hook volunteered with the Boy Scouts of America for decades. He was a national president of the BSA and a member of the National Executive Board. He has also served as president of the Golden

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Terrence P. Dunn

Terrence P. “Terry” Dunn has a lifelong association with Scouting, having been a both Cub Scout and a Boy Scout. Later, all three of his sons joined Scouting and two eventually reached the rank of Eagle. Although he was a

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Robert G. Cruickshank

Scouting has been a major part of Bob Cruickshank’s life since he joined Troop 14 in Springfield, Illinois in 1944. Bob went on to reach the rank of Eagle Scout and, after he aged out of the youth program, became

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BB&T Corporation/BB&T West Virginia Foundation

BB&T Corporation (Branch Banking and Trust Company) is one of the largest financial service holding companies in the U.S. Based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, the bank operates more than 1,900 financial centers in 15 states and Washington, D.C. The company

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CONSOL Energy Inc.

CONSOL Energy, a publicly owned Canonsburg-based producer and exporter of high-BTU bituminous thermal coal, is one of the leading energy companies in the United States. Since the company was founded in 1860 and began its first active mining operations in

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