Scouting volunteer recognized
Bruce Coleman of Bonner Springs was named the United Way of Wyandotte County Volunteer of the Year for the Boy Scouts.
Coleman has volunteered with local Scout Troop 149 for 35 years, including serving as scoutmaster for several years and a leader for Cub Scout Pack 3149. He retired as a scoutmaster in 2009 but continued as a Kaw District committee member, assisting leaders and scoutmasters. He served as volunteer liaison and oversaw all aspects of district operations, helping the district earn a silver “Journey to Excellence” rank.
Coleman was recognized with the award at an event April 23.