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Yankee Candle Fundraiser

Gabi LaBrecque will be bringing Yankee Candle fundraiser packets to the Boy Scout meeting this Thursday. Money earned from this fundraiser goes to the individual scout’s account. Gabi will be at the meeting at 7pm (she is leaving for another meeting by 7:10) to drop off for those interested. If anyone is interested and cannot come to the meeting, they can arrange to pick up the packet at Gabi’s house. Instructions on selling are in the packet. You can start selling immediately and don’t have to wait for the “start” date on the form.

All orders must be returned to Gabi on or before October 4th, along with all the money. Gabi has to ship out the orders on October 5th.

Text Gabi with questions at (860) 502-8108.

Welcome to the 2018-2019 Scouting Year

Good afternoon Troop 20/20 families!

Below are some important announcements for the start of the 2018-2019 scouting year.

  • First Troop Meeting: Thursday, September 6th @ 7:00 PM
  • Annual Dues: $50 (same as last year) and are due in September
  • Block Island Bicycle Trip: Friday, September 21st – Sunday, September 23rd (permission slip)
  • Committee Meeting: Tuesday, September 25th @ 7:30 PM (Bill Magnotta’s house – 53 Marjorie Lane in Vernon)
  • Court of Honor: Thursday, September 27th @ 7:00 PM (ice cream will be provided)
  • Troop 20/20 Program Guide: Updated for 2018-2019 and posted on our website
  • 2018-2019 Information Sheet: Please fill out the online form for your scout as soon as possible to help us with communications for this year and to help us send out invites to Scoutbook (our new advancements tracking tool)

Summer Committee Meeting – Tuesday 8/21

Good Evening Troop 20/20 Families!

Summer committee meeting will be on Tuesday August 21st at Bill Magnotta’s lake house (39 Vinton Road Holland, MA 01521). Adults and kids are welcome, bring bathing suits and a dish to share for dinner. BBQ will be provided. You may arrive any time after 1:00 PM, dinner will be at 6:00 PM and committee meeting will follow at 7:00 PM. Please RSVP to Bill Magnotta for BBQ count at magnottabill@gmail.com.

Summer Camp – Last Reminders – Calling for Hand me Downs

What To Bring (And NOT To Bring) To Camp and CALLING ALL HAND ME DOWNS, the troop’s supply of grown out of shorts and uniform shirts has almost run out. If you have some old grown out of olive uniform shorts/pants, class A shirts, and scout socks that you’d like to donate please bring them to Camp. If you would like to look through what we have please see Mike Pezzetti. Camp officially opens at 1:00 PM, we are in campsites 8A and 8B, turn left at the big american flag.

Volunteers Needed – Elks Cleanup – Sunday 7/22, 9:00 AM

The Elks have asked if we can have some scouts volunteer to help out with a cleanup project Sunday morning 7/22 at 9:00 AM. They are holding a large event on Saturday night and this will be a big help to our troop’s sponsor organization. Parents’ help is appreciated. Bring gloves and rain gear if necessary. Bill Magnotta will be coordinating on Sunday, please email him at magnottabill@gmail.com if you can attend.