Spirit of Hope Award Recipient – Dick Stone
BCYC is honored to announce Dick Stone is the recipient of the Spirit of Hope Award. The award ceremony, scheduled for Oct. 26 at the Pentagon, with Secretary of Defense, Jim Mattis, presenting the honor.
The Spirit of Hope Award is awarded to individuals who epitomize the values of Bob Hope: duty, honor, courage, loyalty, commitment, integrity and selfless dedication; significantly enhance the quality of life of service members and their families serving around the world and selflessly contribute an extraordinary amount of time, talent or resources to benefit service members. The Award is presented annually to recipients nominated by the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corp and Coast Guard.
BCYC will host a reception in Dick Stone’s honor on Sunday, Nov. 12, from 4-6 p.m. at the club. All BCYC members are invited to this celebration. The regularly scheduled Sunday Night Supper will not take place on this Sunday.
Since 2004, Dick has received donations from BCYC members and arranged transportation to send 653 Marines home for the holidays. His goal this year is to send more than 150 Marines home.
Every BCYC member can take great pride in Dick’s accomplishments. He is a humble gentleman and a Marine with a very big heart.
Congratulations, Dick Stone!