p07 - Cooking for Character Media Advisory


Media Advisory

For August 28th, 2018


The Istrouma Area Council presents the 2018 Cooking for Character Taste Fair


On Tuesday, August 28th from 6:00pm to 9:00pm at the Main Branch of the Goodwood Library the Istrouma Area Council Boy Scouts of America is hosting the 2018 Cooking for Character.  Individual tickets are $50.00 per person.  Corporate title sponsorships, food and auction item donations and opportunities are available.

Cooking for Character raises funds to provide opportunities for youth, of all backgrounds, to participate in Scouting programs.

Cooking for Character is a Taste Fair, Live/Silent Auction, and Bar. This Adults Only evening hosts around 300 participants.  Come join us in the support of our local area youth.  Your participation has a direct impact on the health of our region for generations to come.

This event is complete with live entertainment, stories, and networking. It’s an adult evening with program leaders and program supporters.  Come be a part of the fun. Come to support Scouting and support the healthy growth of our region.



  • Scouting Has Ideals

  • Scouting Strengthens Families

  • Scouting Helps Boys Develop Interests and Skills

  • Scouting Provides Adventure

  • Scouting Has an Advancement Plan

  • Scouting Creates Fellowship

  • Scouting Promotes Diversity

  • Scouting Teaches Duty to God and Country

  • Scouting Provides a Year-Round Program

  • Scouting Is a Positive Place


For more information and tickets please visit: www.iacbsa.org/cooking

Yours in Scouting,

Gary S. Mertz, Scout Executive




The Istrouma Area Council, (IAC) serves 13 parishes in Louisiana and Wilkinson County, Mississippi. We provide a quality Scouting program to more than 7,600 co-ed youth. Over 2,911 adult volunteers support 285 Cub Scout Packs, Boy Scout Troops, Venturing Crews and Exploring Posts.

It is the mission of the Istrouma Area Council, Boys Scouts of America, to build character, citizenship and total fitness while preparing young people to make ethical and moral choices over the course of their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.


Istrouma Area Council

Pennington Scout Service Center

9644 Brookline Avenue

Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70809

Phone: 225-926-2697

Fax: 225-926-7552


Istrouma Area Council Service Center: M-F 8:30 AM-5:30 PM

Istrouma Area Council Service Center: Closed on Saturday