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Troop 577: Community service

posted Feb 2, 2013, 6:16 PM by Chris O'Hea
There are a few community religious and service projects coming up for the troop:

1)  This Sunday, Feb. 3: Scout Sunday
Scout Sunday will be held at Sacred Heart Church on Merrick Ave., in Merrick. (East side of Merrick Ave. near the Southern State Pkwy).
Please be dressed in class A's and arrive by 9:45AM for 10 AM Mass.  Scouts will proceed into the church together with the Celebrant, so please be prompt.  

After Mass, any Scout who is working at Aaron's Eagle project can be taken from Sacred Heart to Temple Beth Am.  Wear your class B's under class A uniform.

2) Also this Sunday Feb 3:  Aaron P Eagle project:

As you may know, my Eagle Project is coming up and I would like to ask for your help:
Here are the details:
  • Dates are Sunday, February 3rd and Sunday, February 10th from 8am to 5pm
  • Temple Beth Am in Merrick at 2377 Merrick Ave
  • Park in the parking lot in the rear of the temple
  • Youth lounge is in the lower level entrance
  • Synopsis of the project: Refurbishing youth lounge, replacing drop ceiling, painting the walls, sanding and staining benches and podium
  • Request for anyone with electrical experience
If there is any more information you need, feel free to ask.
-Aaron P
3)  Saturday Feb. 9:  St. Valentine's Day visit to Northport VA Hospital.  Permission slip attached.  We will meet at Newbridge Road School at 12:30pm and arrive at VA Hospital at 1:30pm.  On this trip we visit with the vets and also go to a number of wards delivering cards.  Wear Class A's. We expect to return back to Newbridge by 3:30pm.  Families are welcome!  Permission slip must be returned by the date of the trip.  Click here for permission slip
4)  Sunday, Feb 10  Aaron's Eagle Project, Part 2.  See above

Looking forward:

Saturday, March 9--Scouting for Food
Saturday, April 13--All Faith Weekend
May 17 to 19--Service Troop  Webelos Woods
May 25--Flag Placement

SUMMER CAMP DEPOSITS!! of $125 will be due by Feb. 21.  Please check that Troop dues are up to date if you wish to use your son's Scout account for deposits.