The Del-Mar-Va Council, Boy Scouts of America is honoring Gary Stockbridge, president of Delmarva Power, as the recipient of the 2017 Citizen of the Year Award at a fundraiser for the BSA.

The event is chaired by Michelle Taylor, president and CEO of the United Way of Delaware, and Chip Rossi, Delaware Market president of Bank of America. More than 200 people representing 30 business sponsors will gather to honor Stockbridge from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Chase Center on the Riverfront, 815 Justison St., Wilmington.

Stockbridge will be presented the Citizen of the Year Award in recognition of his community leadership and contributions to improving the quality of life in Delaware.

The goal of the fundraiser is to raise more than $150,000 in support of the scouting programs that serve underprivileged and at-risk youth throughout the Delmarva Peninsula.

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