Archive | August, 2005

Hurricane Katrina

Posted on 31 August 2005 by admin

Chief Scout Executive, Roy Williams, has posted a letter to the Scouting community on the National Council Boy Scouts of America website. In the letter he asks for prayers of stregth, protection, and well-being for those affected. The letter also directs the Scouting community to a website with information on how they can help with the disaster relief effort.

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New Scout Executive to clean up Atlanta Area Council Membership Mess

Posted on 24 August 2005 by admin

Donald R. McChesney, the head of the San Francisco Bay Area Council, is set to take over the Atlanta Area Council on September 12th, 2005.

McChesney, a 30 year Scouting veteran, replaces David Larkin, who resigned after a Federal investigation discovered the council padded its membership numbers with fake scouts.

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Another Eagle Scout Goes Home

Posted on 24 August 2005 by admin

Pvt. Nate DeTample, an Eagle Scout and soldier with the Pennsylvania Army National Guard, Co. A, 1st Battalion, 111th Infantry, was killed on August 9th in an ambush and firefight in Beiji, just north of Baghdad. Funeral services were held yesterday.

Read the Newton Advance Article Online.

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