Archive for September 2015

Fill the Truck for Easter Seals next Sat.

Don’t forget! Fill the Truck is next Sat., Oct. 3. Families will receive credit in their Scout accounts at a rate of $0.10 per lb for clothing they donate to this fundraiser. If you are making a donation, we must know it came from you in order […]

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Troop committee to meet Oct. 6

The next troop committee meeting will be held on Tues., Oct. 6. The agenda items include: Troop finances Easter Seals fundraiser wrap up Popcorn sales Yard Charge Troop trailer repair Shop with Scrip Giving Tree Battlebots Open volunteer positions

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Monthly camp signups on Eventbrite

Monthly camp sign ups (October 2015 – May 2016) are now available in Eventbrite. The driver sign up for October camp is also included on Eventbrite. Don’t forget, we have transitioned to an electronic sign up for monthly camps. You will need to sign up for all […]

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Doug Dittman memorial

It has been almost a year now since we brought up the possibility of a memorial fund for former Scoutmaster Doug Dittman, who died last September. It has taken a while to finalize this tribute, but plans are now in place. At the Troop 701 reunion picnic […]

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Parents invited to assist troop committee

Troop 701 is seeking parents to volunteer for one of the following positions: Troop Gear Exchange Coordinator – Sort, store and promote exchange of used uniform shirts, pants, hiking boots. Yard Charge Coordinator – Work with Strongsville seniors, other Scouting units and troop members for annual leaf-raking […]

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Fall Court of Honor Nov. 10

Troop 701’s Fall Court of Honor is scheduled for Tues., Nov. 10. At this event, all Scouts who have earned a new rank, merit badges, community service awards, camping awards and special awards will be recognized. Scouts who are close to completing requirements for ranks and merit […]

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Fall Fill the Truck clothing drive now thru Oct. 3

Please join us for our “Fill the Truck” event on Sat. Oct. 3. — We will be collecting the entire month of Sept. — Boy Scout Troop 701 will partner with Easter Seals Northern Ohio to raise money for the troop and help local children and adults […]

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Volunteer! Yard Charge coordinator needed

We are looking for a new parent to volunteer as the troop’s Yard Charge Coordinator. Yard Charge is our annual program held in November where we organize leaf clean-up for Strongsville citizens in need of this service. Here is description of the position’s duties: Act as the […]

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200 Nights of Camping to be awarded to Jarod K.

Congratulations to Junior Assistant Scoutmaster Jarod K., who earned his 200 Nights of Camping award Aug. 29 at Gold Rush. Jarod is one of only 17 Scouts in Troop 701’s history to achieve 200 nights. He will be recognized at the Fall 2015 Troop Court of Honor […]

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Mr. Tirey earns Year Round Camper award

Camping for 12 consecutive months may sound easy, yet it can be challenging for Scouts and adult leaders alike. To earn the award, members must attend summer camp, Polar Bear/winter camp, go backpacking and attend all troop campouts for a full year. Those who do so earn […]

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