Gov. Ivey to receive award from Boy Scouts of America

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FILE – In this Nov. 6, 2018 file photo Republican Gov. Kay Ivey speaks to supporters after she won the election at a watch party in Montgomery, Ala. Ivey said she should not have worn blackface in a college skit, but said she has no plan to resign over something that happened 52 years ago. Ivey told reporters Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019 that “she should not have done that” and it’s important to apologize. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WIAT) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has been named a recipient of the Golden Eagle Award from the Boy Scouts of America.

The Golden Eagle Award recognizes outstanding community leaders for their service, a press release from Ivey’s office said.

Gov. Ivey will receive the award at a dinner Thursday night at the Dothan Civic Center.

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