Archive for November 2015

Giving Tree / Ohio Guidestone Update

Thanks to all who have signed up so far to donate a holiday gift to the families served by Ohio Guidestone. They serve 23,000 families annually and 90% are below the poverty line. There are still a few items on their wish list that we need people […]

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Community Service Award

Congratulations to the following Scouts and leaders who have already earned the troop Community Service Award for the 2014-2015 Scouting year: Jaden K. – 6 / 14.5 Frank Y. – 7 / 15.5 Amy G. – 4 / 13.5 Wes K. – 9 / 22.5 Leslie M. […]

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Scoutmaster Minute

Troop 701! With Thanksgiving shortly upon us, myself and the rest of the leadership team wish Troop 701 scouts, families and supporters a joyful start to your holiday season. Winter Schedule Here’s a snapshot of Troop 701’s Winter camps.  Please remember too that December Camp registration is now open. Sign […]

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Shop with Scrip Fundraiser

For those who currently purchase gift cards through ShopWithScrip, they are having their Thank-Scrip-ing Day promotion again this year. For 24 hours on Thursday, November 26, dozens of retailers will have bonus rebates.  This is a great opportunity to take advantage of this easy fundraiser.  Gift cards […]

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Reminder: Committee Challenge This Tuesday

FRIENDLY REMINDER: All committee members are to attend the Committee Challenge and Youth Protection training sessions on 11/17/15 during the weekly troop meeting. It is imperative that the voting committee members attend this session. The training will start at 7:05 p.m.

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Light The Night

We will again assist The Thomas P. Perciak Family Residential Hospice of Southwest General located at 18659 Drake Rd, Strongsville, OH 44136 with Light the Night. Families sponsor luminaries in memory of loved ones who have passed. We will construct and place luminaries around the grounds of […]

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Troop Fall Court of Honor Tomorrow

Our troop Fall Court of Honor is tomorrow, Tuesday November 10th at Chapman Elementary.  We ask that all Scouts and families attend this important event where we will recognize the achievements of our scouts.   Please arrive by 6:15 PM. Scouts should be in full Class A […]

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2016 Rechartering

2016 Recharting is here!  Each year, every Boy Scout must recharter with his troop.  We’ve created a recharting package that contains every document you need to easily complete this process.  The package is found conveniently online on the Troop website under ‘Current Scouts’  The link is also […]

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Yard Charge this Saturday

Yard Charge is this Saturday 11/14/15. So far we only have a total of 11 volunteers signed up. This total includes adults and parents. Parents and siblings able to rake are welcome to help! Please sign up on Eventbrite if you are able to attend.

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Michael B. Earns Eagle

Congratulations to Michael B. for becoming Troop 701’s latest Eagle Scout! Michael earned the rank of Eagle Scout on November 5th and he is now Eagle # 127.  The troop and community are all proud of Michael’s accomplishment and we look forward to Michael continuing on in Troop […]

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