David Jaindl, owner and president of Jaindl Farms, received the 2014 Distinguished Citizen Award from the Boy Scouts of America, Minsi Trails Council, during the Lehigh Valley Leadership Dinner May 28 in Fogelsville, Pennsylvania. Jaindl was recognized by area Scouts, friends, family, business, and community leaders for his significant achievements and service to the Lehigh Valley community.
Jaindl is the owner and president of Jaindl Farms, which breeds, hatches, grows and processes 750,000 turkeys annually, as well as farms more than 10,000 acres of land in the Lehigh Valley. His other business interests include Jaindl Turkey Sales, Jaindl Land Company and Schantz Orchards. Jaindl is actively involved in many philanthropic endeavors including: the Jaindl Foundation, the Miracle League of the Lehigh Valley, Team Pennsylvania, Cedar Crest College, and Lehigh Valley Health Network. Jaindl resides in Orefield, Pennsylvania, with his wife Jackie and their five children. Adam, Jake, Luke, Josh and Joanna are all actively involved in the family business.