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Martin Luther King Jr Day - Raise Flags along Burke Centre Parkway - Monday, 16 January 2017

Posted on Jan 15 2017 - 1:43pm

Please pitch in to raise flags along Burke Centre Parkway on Martin Luther King Jr Day, Monday, 16 January.  We need a minimum of five scout families, or up to seven families in all.  It will take about an hour of your time in the morning, and about an hour in the afternoon.  No experience necessary!  This is the first of ten opportunities in 2017 to participate in the Adopt-A-Flag Program.  Start racking up your family participation and service hours with the first event of the year in our friendly 2017 competition - earn up to two service hours per person, per event.  Click <read more> link below for further information.   

Communications MB with Mr. Nason - more classes available!

Posted on Jan 15 2017 - 1:13pm

Mr. Nason is holding additional classes on January 18th, February 8th, and February 15th for anyone who needs extra class time to finish their Communications MB requirements.  Classes start at 6 pm sharp and will finish in time for the regular meeting to begin at 7 pm.

Austin Hogeboom's Eagle Project - Saturday, 28 January

Posted on Jan 15 2017 - 8:29am
Troop 1345 scouts and families:
 
Please join Austin Hogeboom to help complete his Eagle Service Project!
 
Primary Date is Saturday, January 28th from 8:30 am to 2:30 pm.
 (January 29 will only be needed if the project is not completed on the 28th)
 
Secondary Date is Saturday, February 11th from 8:30 am to 2:30 pm.
 (February 12 will only be needed if the project is not completed on the 11th)
 
Where:  Earth Sangha Plant Nursery, Springfield VA (see directions from Burke Library listed below)
 
Description:
 
The Project- We will be moving cinder blocks from the back side of the property to the side where we will re-stack them in the form of a three-sided box.
 
What To Bring- We will be working outside with cinder blocks, so all scouts need to show up with work gloves, boots, and warm work clothes. Food and drink will be provided.
 
Directions- The project is at the Earth Sangha Plant Nursery in Springfield. The non-profit organization grows native plant species and removes invasive ones.   The address is 6118 Cloud Dr, Springfield, VA 22150. Directions from the Burke Centre Library- https://goo.gl/uOlsZ8.
 
Back Up Plan- If the project is not completed on Saturday, it will be completed on Sunday, January 29th. In the event of inclement weather, the project will rescheduled for February 12th.

Troop Meeting - 11 January

Posted on Jan 9 2017 - 11:10pm
Meeting plan for 11 January:
  • Opening Ceremony
  • Adult announcements
  • Scout announcements
  • Talk about flags, try to get people to sign up

Sign up now for Mulch Flyer Handouts!

Posted on Jan 9 2017 - 11:08pm

Please join us on Saturday, February 4th to kick off our 25th annual Troop 1345 Mulch Drive!  We'll be handing out over 3,000 flyers to homes in our local area.  For those who have been with us for previous mulch drives, you'll know this is an All-Hands event and requires full participation from our scouts and adults to ensure success.

Inauguration Day - Raise Flags along Burke Centre Parkway - Friday, 20 January 2017

Posted on Jan 9 2017 - 7:41pm
Please pitch in to raise flags along Burke Centre Parkway on Inauguration Day, Friday, 20 January.  We need a minimum of five scout families, or up to seven families in all.  It will take about an hour of your time in the morning, and about an hour in the afternoon.  No experience necessary!  This is the second of ten opportunities—this week!—in 2017 to participate in the Adopt-A-Flag Program.  Rack up your family participation and service hours in our friendly 2017 competition - earn up to two service hours per person, per event.  Click <read more> link below for further information.  

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