In a recent press release, Dempsey Uniform announced that co-founder Patrick J. Dempsey, Sr. was recognized with the Distinguished Citizen Award by the NEPA Boy Scouts of America at the Genetti Conference Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 14th, 2013. Established by the Boy Scouts of America, the Distinguished Citizen Award recognizes the noteworthy and extraordinary leadership of citizens in communities across the United States. Honoring distinguished citizenship delivers a message to youth that character counts.
Dempsey shared the honor with John C. Metz, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Metz Culinary Management. Mr. Metz’ company has been a customer of Dempsey Uniform & Linen Supply for more than 20 years. A former starting quarterback for Penn State University, Matt McGloin, delivered the keynote speech.