GENESEE COUNTY — It’s been an impressive year for Matt Cole who was named the Livingston County Distinguished Citizen of the Year Award, serves on the United Way of Livingston County Board of Directors, coaches numerous youth sports, rebranded one of his successful businesses – the North Shore Grill on Conesus Lake, and now most recently on Thursday was honored by the Boy Scouts for his service.
Cole, who lives in Lvionia, was honored among the elite of Western New York by the Iroquois Trail Council – Boy Scouts of America and Congressman Chris Collins at the 38th BoyPower Dinner held at Genesee Community College.
It’s been an impressive year for Matt Cole, who was named the Livingston County Distinguished Citizen of the Year Award, while serving on the United Way of Livingston County, coaching numerous youth sports, rebranded one of his successful businesses, The North Shore Grill on Conesus Lake and no most recently being honored by the Boy Scouts for his service.
“I certainly don’t do volunteerism to get an award i do it because i enjoy it,” said Cole. “One of the many great parts about volunteerism is the wonderful people you meet along the way.”
Cole thanked his wife, Jen for her support and dedication applauding her with the sacrifices that she makes on a everyday basis.
Criminal Defense Attorney, Mike Mohun was the Master of Ceremonies.
The other that were honored from Western New York:
Genesee County: Richard Mancuso
Niagara County: Dan Wilson
Orleans County: James Miles
Wyoming County: Larry Rogers
Congressman Collins, who is an Eagle Scout himself, spoke if the entegrity that accompanies being a Boy Scout and how your entire life benefits from the skills that you learn there. He also introduced a congressional boy scout patch that he is sharing with other congressman to give out to Eagle Scouts in their district.