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Arlington 4th of July

The Arlington 4th of July Association is looking for Scouts for 2014Posted on | June 9, 2014 | Comments Off The Arlington 4th of July Association is looking for Scouts to serve as Flag Bearers/Color Guards along our parade route and to help lead Parade spectators in singing our National Anthem. Need: Color Guards/Flag Bearers, in uniform, spaced along the entire 2 mile Parade route. The Color Guards/Flag Bearers may be as few as 2 Scouts (this is a minimum – bring as many along as you can). We are requesting one leader or parent and at least 2 scouts from each unit, in Class A uniform. Please bring an American flag and your unit flag. When: Friday July 4, 2014, no later than 7:30 a.m. for check in. Scouts will deploy along the route at 8:15 a.m. Where: UT Arlington Parking lot at the northeast corner of Doug Russell Rd. and West St. Maps and more info can be found on our website, What: The Guards/Flag Bearers will be spaced evenly along the Parade route, while our announcing stands play t…

Cryptolocker Virus Advisory

Cryptolocker Virus Advisory to Clients

As many of you might already know the Cryptolocker virus has been proliferating throughout the internet. This is a serious virus that encrypts all of your documents and requires its victims to pay a ransom to unlock their files. Infected users either have to pay the ransom or restore from backup.

Even though your computers are protected by Anti-virus software the virus may get through if the user is lured into clicking on the wrong email or web link.

Very recently we have seen the virus disguise itself as an email claiming to be a fax@[your domain] (Example: fax@bitxbit.com) with a link to the virus on the dropbox.com website. 

Do not click on this link and delete the email immediately as well as alert your IT support. 

As always be careful about opening any attachments being sent from unknown users. Also, never open any attachments with .zip or .exe extension.s


For more information on this virus please check the following link:http://blog.malwarebytes…

Flag Retirement Ceremony

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Order of the Arrow

Arrowmen, This past weekend we held the second Ordeal weekend of the year, and we had a great turnout.  There were nearly 300 candidates and members in attendance, with over 270 new OA members inducted and many Ordeal members sealing their membership by completing their Brotherhood.  This included many of our own candidates and members.  Please join me in welcoming our newest Arrowmen to the Talahi Chapter: Ordeal Kevin Kuhlman, Skyler Roe, and Colin Shelton Brotherhood Christopher Weaver And I inadvertently omitted Shahin Soltanian from the list of new members from the SR2 Ordeal - congratulations also to Shahin. The next two Ordeals are August 22-24 at Worth Ranch and September 19-21 at Sid Richardson.  Please encourage your troop's candidates to attend, urge your Ordeal members to do their Brotherhood, and please come out and join us also. 
Scoutmasters & Leaders: please check with these new members, if they are in your troop, and ask if they have received this email.  If not, pl…

OA Service Opportunity

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Arrowmen, Our Brotherhood has an opportunity to perform some of our Cheerful Service this weekend and I hope you are willing and able to help out.  We wil be meeting at Moore Memorial Gardens at 7:00am on Saturday, May 24, to place flags on graves.  If you wish to help, please come in your Official BSA Uniform (Class A,) and you may wear your OA Sash if you wish since it will be an OA Chapter-sponsored event.  I've listed the addres and the url if you want to check out the location. Moore Memorial Gardens 1219 North Davis Drive Arlington, TX, 76012 http://www.dignitydallascemeteries.com/dm20/en_US/group/geographic/dallasfuneralhomes/index.page?cid=se.ggl.dm.dallascementery&gclid=CKjR_efRwL4CFQJeOgodq0QA_Q Thanks. Yours in Brotherhood, Gary Faletti Talahi Chapter Adviser talahiadviseroa@earthlink.net