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[ArlingtonConservationCouncil] Help needed to publicize FOCUS nature photo contest for young people

We would especially like to promote the FOCUS photo contest to youth scouting groups.  If you have any good contacts with these groups, could you please get in touch with me?

Jan Miller
Arlington Conservation Council (ACC) membership and distribution list members
The ACC FOCUS nature photo contest is awarding cash prizes again this year.The goal is to get young people out to experience nature.  Photos must be taken in an Arlington area park or in one's backyard and uploaded before 1Nov14.Winners are those who capture nature best in their photos, so any quality camera is fine to use.  …

The Longhorn Times September 3, 2014

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              Volume II Issue 14
September 3, 2014
THE LONGHORN TIMES Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.  The vital force of labor added materially to the highest standard of living and the greatest production the world has ever known and has brought us closer to the realization of our traditional ideals of economic and political democracy. It is appropriate, therefore, that the nation pay tribute on Labor Day to the creator of so much of the nation's strength, freedom, and leadership — the American worker. Sixty-five Scout units in the Longhorn Council earned FREE Rank Advancement by reaching their 2014 Family FOS Goal. V…