Girl Scouts launch winter shoe drive
News 9 Dec 2013 | 2:05 pm
When Randi Woods’ daughter celebrated her ninth birthday, she decided to collect shoes for kids instead of asking for presents. Two years later, Woods’ daughter is a member of Girl Scouts of Eastern Oklahoma Troop 1295, and her birthday shoe drive has prompted the troop to tackle a similar project. The Scouts are teaming up with Buckner International, a Dallas-based nonprofit organization, to ......
Mockingbird Advice on an Icy Day in Hot Springs National Park
blog 9 Dec 2013 | 1:54 pm
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So I am out taking a few photos in the single digit temperature and while I am deciding what to photograph I flex my fingers trying to get the circulation going. Suddenly I have a feeling I am being watched. Looking down I notice a Mockingbird standing at my feet. The sweet bird is giving me that “are you crazy it is too cold to be out here, go home” look.
Love to ALL! Lee
Filed under: Hot Springs National Park Tagged: Autumn Leaves, Cardinal, hot springs ice storm, Hot Springs National Park, Ice, Ice Storm, Mockingbird, Nature Blog,...
Local Cub Scouts Bring Holiday Cheer to Shelter House
News 9 Dec 2013 | 1:54 pm
Cub Scouts Ian Wilson and Kyle Wilson, pictured above with John Wilson, spread some holiday cheer at Shelter House. Scouts and families provided a tree festooned with homemade ornaments, and donated treats and Target gift cards to the shelter’s residents. Shelter House is a nonprofit providing services to homeless families […]...
Lakeland Boy Scout Troop, Cub Scout Pack, Find a New Home
News 9 Dec 2013 | 12:58 pm
The Rev. David Peoples announced the news Sunday and watched as the congregation of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church rose and applauded. Boy Scout Troop and Cub Scout Pack 106, he told parishioners, soon will call the church their home....
Scoutmaster Podcast 199
Blog 9 Dec 2013 | 12:24 pm
Scoutmaster Podcast 199
In this edition of the Scoutmaster Podcast we have a tribute to Nelson Mandela, we discuss where merit badges fit into the program, youth perspective,and boards of review. All this and your messages in the mailbag!
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You’ll want to pull over to check out these Eagle Scout billboards
Blog 9 Dec 2013 | 10:44 am
Finally, a reason for rubbernecking you can feel good about.
Drivers in Kansas City this year have seen a series of Boy Scout billboards that rise far above those for gas stations, hotels or concerts.
The billboards target new Scouts and their parents by sharing facts about Eagle Scouts, such as they’re “76 percent more likely to be community leaders” and “twice as likely to graduate from college.”
The artwork shows Scouts doing what they do — having a great time outside.
Kansas City’s Heart of America Council received the creative work for the billboards for free, and a local billboard company gave them a great...
Boy Scouts Report Third Year of Growth for JOTA
News 9 Dec 2013 | 9:51 am
The Boy Scouts of America reports the number of stations taking part in the 2013 Jamboree On The Air ( JOTA ) was up by 33 percent to 271, although the number of Scouts reported on the air was down by 25 percent to nearly 14,000. All the statistics still may not be in, however. “The number of stations that registered prior to the event hit a new record of 419, but quite a few just didn’t provide ......
Two Eagle Scouts in the NFL grab wins in their returns to action
Blog 9 Dec 2013 | 9:19 am
Eagle Scout Austin Collie started his career with the Indianapolis Colts and now plays for the New England Patriots.
Everyone’s talking about yesterday’s snow-covered NFL games today, but here’s a story to make Scouts and Scouters smile — regardless of how their favorite team fared.
Two Eagle Scouts returned to NFL action yesterday, each in a winning effort. It must be especially satisfying for tight end Dennis Pitta and wide receiver Austin Collie after a frustrating 2013 season for each of the 28-year-olds.
Pitta, sidelined for the first 13 weeks of the season after dislocating his hip in the preseason, had six catches...
Fifth Harmony Coming To Minnesota for Exclusive Girl Scout Concert
News 9 Dec 2013 | 9:09 am
ST. PAUL, Minn., Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fifth Harmony will perform an exclusive concert in St. Paul for Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin River Valleys to reward the efforts of tens of thousands of local girls who collected food to stock food shelves. The goal of the "Feed the Need" service project is to educate girls that hunger exists in every community in Minnesota and show them ......
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