DOSO: You all did a fantastic job at the Drop off Swap off. I’m very proud of the way you helped and did a ton of work. The town would not be able to do this without you. Our troop ended up with a couple of stoves, a stove stand, a tripod grill gadget, and a marine sextant. Nice work scouts.
Day trip Only. Be prepared for hiking, map, compass, bug spray, good footwear, hat, food, and water. Remember you are scouts and I don’t need to remind you!
Trailblazer Tuesday 10/29
Yes- Trailblazers come to the meeting and be prepared to cover all those requirements you did at camp. We will have three stations manned by our boy leaders; Tenderfoot 3a-3d; 4a-c; 5a-c)
Second Class 2a-c; f; 3a-d; 6a-e
First Class 3b;5c;d, 7a,b
Scouts – review your material - Be prepared
PLC meeting Monday from 6-7:30pm at Monument Hall.
We need to cover the month of planning, the next trip, the holiday party, and getting ready for tree pickup.
Time is flying. If you want to come learn and observe at the PLC, we kindly invite you. All positions of responsibility must attend and others welcome.
Mr. Rzepczynski gave a great SM minute worth repeating:
From our DOSO Honcho - Tone Thyne
THANK YOU, Scouts, for such amazing work at the Drop Off Swap Off Saturday. Many of you volunteered for a marathon double-shift and spent the entire day working. In the end, the Boy Scouts unloaded 842 vehicles! The town is always so grateful for your assistance with this meaningful event and several residents made a point of commenting on how and helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, and cheerful you all are – not to mention hardworking!
For those of you who enjoy the details, here is a summary of the items collected at the DropOff:
204 bags of styrofoam
Four 30 yd roll-off containers of scrap metal
One 30 yd roll-off container of upholstered furniture
One 30 yd roll-off container of bulky plastic
1/3 of a 30 yd roll-off container of carpet
Eleven 30 yd roll-off containers of oversize waste and construction & demo materials
Two truckloads of household goods
One truckload and one van load of reusable building materials
12 containers of rags
180 boxes of paper were collected for off-site shredding
23 bags of sneakers
One 48' trailer was filled with electronics
66 air conditioners
50 propane tanks
2 helium tanks
2 boxes of holiday lights
1/2 box of crayons
1/2 box of laser toner cartridges
1 box of inkjet cartridges
1 box of cell phones
Two 5 gallon buckets of rechargeable batteries
Seven boxes of compact and 2’ fluorescent bulbs
Four containers of 4' fluorescent bulbs
One box of 8' fluorescent bulbs
Three 30 gallon boxes of unwanted medicine
Six 30 gallon boxes of SHARPS
6 fire extinguishers
Thanks again, Scouts. Without you, this event would not be possible. The next DropOff & SwapOff will be May 2, 2020. Put it on your calendar now!
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