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Gone Home: John Alline, Jamboree Director

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Gone Home: John Alline, Jamboree Director

Posted on 21 December 2009 by Dan

John Alline, the Jamboree Division Director, passed away unexpectedly in his sleep on December 19, 2009.  Mr. Alline was 58 years old.

Mr. Alline was a 36-year employee of the Boy Scouts of America and was currently the Director of the National Jamboree.  Mr. Alline was also the previous Associate Director of the Order of the Arrow.
 
According to his obituary, a private memorial will be held at a later date, and memorial contributions may be sent to the National Boy Scout Council or any local council.

Mr. Alline is survived by his loving wife of 36 years, Jean; daughters, Jennifer Garber and her husband, Jim, of High Ridge, Mo., Erika LaCourt and her husband, Vinni, of League City, Melanie Alline of North Richland Hills; granddaughters, Callie Garber and Kayla LaCourt; sister, Mary Gerassimenko and her husband, Michel, of Lahaina, Hawaii.”
 
http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/dfw/obituary.aspx?n=john-lowell-alline&pid=137595782

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An Explanation of the Order of the Arrow’s Revised Purpose

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An Explanation of the Order of the Arrow’s Revised Purpose

Posted on 05 October 2009 by Dan

Some background on the reasons for the changes in the Purpose of the Order of the Arrow. This video was presented at NOAC in 2009. (revised 10/4/09)

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2010 OA Service Grant Applications Due October 31st

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2010 OA Service Grant Applications Due October 31st

Posted on 17 September 2009 by Dan

2010 OA Service Grant ApplicationFor several years, the National Order of the Arrow Committee has provided matching service award grants for a limited number of projects submitted by application to the national office.

Matching grant money is given to lodges for camp or service center projects in their local council. The Order will provide up to one-half of the money for a service project, with a $5,000 maximum amount granted for any lodge project.

All Service Grant Applications must be submitted to the national office by October 31st, for projects to be done the following year.

Download the Application here:
http://oa-bsa.org/resources/forms/grantform-2010.pdf

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