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Hooters Sponsored a Cub Scout Camp, and Parents Are Outraged

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Several parents in Denver were shocked when they saw photos of their sons posing next to Hooters girls at a Cub Scout camp.

The local Hooters posted these photos on its Facebook page, and many parents were outraged to learn that the restaurant sponsored the camp, ABC News reported.

Hooters approached the Boy Scouts of America Denver Area Council about working with and donating to them. The restaurant provided its employees as volunteers at the three-day Cub Scout camp.

A spokesperson for Boy Scouts of America said, “A restaurant extended support to help make a local Cub Scout Day Camp possible and provided volunteers for the camp. The group of trained volunteers mistakenly wore the wrong attire and it was addressed by our Council leadership. The Boy Scouts of America relies on millions of dedicated volunteers and we are very appreciative of their commitment. We extend our apologies for this mistake and look forward to continuing our mission of serving youth in the Denver area.”

Hooters Colorado has since reposted photos of its employees volunteering at the camp, writing, “We have opted to repost pictures due to a news story that ran this evening that was completely inaccurate! We are disappointed a good deed was portrayed in a poor light. This is our attempt to right the situation. We enjoyed volunteering our time and look forward to future events!”

[ABC News]


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