MURRIETA – Described as an enthusiastic, selfless, joyful young woman who is dedicated to service and scouting, Emily Dyer of Venture Crew 604 was recently awarded 2020 Venture of the Year for the Tahquitz District of the California Inland Empire Council of the Boy Scouts of America. Dyer staffed multiple leadership courses for both youth and adult scouting leaders and led her Crew’s recent community service project to make face masks for a local nursing home and hospital. Her leaders said she encourages others to pursue their passions and is instrumental in making everyone in her Crew feel like part of a family. Dyer said she loves the outdoors and earned the BSA 50-miler award for hiking while on Catalina Island. Her leaders said that she encourages others to better themselves.