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Local council says national Boy Scouts of America bankruptcy won't affect programs

The Greater Niagara Frontier Council emailed families to clarify the local council is legally separate and financially independent from the national organization.

BUFFALO, N.Y. — In the wake of a bankruptcy filing by the Boy Scouts of America national organization, local scout leaders are telling families the local council will not be affected.

The Greater Niagara Frontier Council emailed families Tuesday morning to clarify the local council is legally separate and financially independent from the national organization.

The email came from Darlene Sprague, council president; Joe Lane, council commissioner; and Otto Goedhart, assistant scout executive for the council that covers most of Western New York.  You can read more on Buffalo Business First's website.

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