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Troop 517 - Missing trailer

https://www.dallasnews.com/news/arlington/2017/06/27/special-needs-scouts-stuck-homeafter-trailer-stolen-arlington-church

This safety rule will affect Tigers in the 4th of July Parade:

This safety rule will affect Tigers in the Parade:

No child under eight years of age will be allowed to walk in the parade. They may ride on floats, vehicles or bicycles under adult supervision
Bob Horak 817-291-1810

Important 4th of July Parade information

Longhorn Council BSA is having a float in the 2017 Arlington 4th of July Parade. The float will have 29 American flags on it from the 1777 13star flag to the 1960 50star flag and all of those in between. It will also have a Texas flag. Following the float will be Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts walking the parade route.It would be nice if the scouts could carry their Unit flag or banner but it’s not necessary.Scouts should be in Class-A uniform and can wear jeans or shorts. Hats and sunscreen is a good idea. Cub Scouts riding bicycles must have helmets.BRING A WATER BOTTLE.WATER GUNS ANDSUPER SOAKERS ARE NOT ALLOWED. WE ARE NOT ALLOWED TO HANDOUT ANYTHING ALONG THE PARADE ROUTE. The parade starts at 9am and takes about 2 hours. Last year it started late because of a rain storm. Every year is different.The scouts need to be there by at least 8:30 am. (see drop off area below).Our entry number is #76 row 3. The parade participants line up by entry number. The Parade theme this year is “A TEXAS…

Scout Day at River Legacy

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Memorial for Pearl Harbor sailor

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Gary Faletti is the point of contact for units wanting to attend.
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George Anderson Coke, Jr., an Arlington resident who was lost at Pearl Harbor is coming home.  Gary Faletti offers this as a great opportunity for the OA and other Scouts to perform a service to honor this WWII hero.  His memorial service will be at First United Methodist Church on Saturday, June 24 at 1pm, with his burial after that at Parkdale Cemetery on Mary Street.  Link to article:

http://www.arlington-tx.gov/news/2017/06/14/public-memorial-planned-arlington-sailor-killed-pearl-harbor/



contact Gary Faletti, Associate OA Lodge Adviser at gfaletti@earthlink.net

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