Secretary of State
Des Moines, IA 50319
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Iowa Secretary of State to Sponsor Boy Scouts License Plate
Des Moines – Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz and the Boy Scouts of America have announced that the Iowa Secretary of State’s office will be the sponsoring agency for a new license plate for the Boy Scouts of America.
A copy of a press release sent by the Boy Scouts of America can be found below. A picture from the event is attached.
For Immediate Release
Boy Scouts of America "Prepared. For Life." License Plate Now Available
Des Moines – The Boy Scouts of America today announced that the Iowa Department of Transportation has approved a Boy Scouts of America "Prepared. For Life." license plate. The Iowa Secretary of State's office will be the sponsoring agency for the new license plate.
"The Boy Scouts of America has served the youth, families, and communities of Iowa for over a century," according to Robert Hopper, Scout Executive / CEO of Mid-Iowa Council. "Scouts live in every county, in every zip code, and in every circumstance. The new Boy Scouts "Be Prepared. For Life" License Plate will provide steady support for thousands of Iowa Scouts."
"Boy Scouts teaches kids the important lessons of character, leadership, citizenship and fitness," Secretary of State Matt Schultz said. "As an Eagle Scout myself, I know those lessons will stick with kids for a lifetime and I'm honored to have the Iowa Secretary of State's office sponsor the Boy Scout license plate."
The application to request a Boy Scouts of America license plate is available at all local Boy Scout Council offices and websites in the state. 500 paid applications are required to be submitted prior to manufacture and distribution of the new plates. All proceeds from the extra fees benefit Iowa Boy Scouts.