Archive | September, 2005

Boy Scouts stuff Ballot Box and take $1,000

Posted on 15 September 2005 by admin

The Kodiak Daily Mirror ran a story about a recent fundraiser for area Non-Profits where Boy Scout Troop 626 went home with $1.000. The Barn Dance event allowed people to who paid at the entrance one vote for their favorite charity and once inside attendees were allowed to purchase more votes for their favorite charity. The non profit that recieved the most votes won a cash prize.

Steve Paulson, Troop 626 Scoutmaster, said the money would be used for a high adventure trip next summer.

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Katrina Family Fun Day

Posted on 14 September 2005 by admin

As previously reported, Scouts were finding creative ways to help out the victims displaced by Hurricane Katrina.

The SouthWest Georgia Council is planning a similar family fun day on Saturday, September 17th, at Camp Osborne. Eight Troops are sponsoring the event: inviting evacuees, planning the activities, and running the fun. They have numerous activities planned for kids, and even adults; according to Debbie Littleton, one of the leaders, “They can fish all day or they can go to different activities, crochet, horseshoe, we have a nursery set up also.”

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Saluting to pay Tribute to the 9 /11 Victims

Posted on 12 September 2005 by admin

A small group of Boy Scouts were on hand saluting the American flag, in front of the Gerald R. Museum in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan, from sunup to sundown yesterday to show respect to the victims of the September 11th tragedy.

Read an article posted on WZZM 13 News.

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