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Service Hours Opportunity

Posted on Apr 2 2014 - 8:07am
Are you in need of service hours for rank advancement or a merit badge? Do you need community service hours for Masuk High School? Below is an opportunity presented by MVEM.

The MVEM is looking to help the Monroe Food Pantry again. The need during this long cold winter has grown. Please consider coming out to Stop and Shop on April 6th to help those families in need in Monroe.

Saturday 3/29 NYC Hike Schedule/Detail

Posted on Mar 26 2014 - 11:40am

Meet at Fairfield Station at 6:45am. As of now, tickets will be purchased at the station. Train will depart from Fairfield Station at 7:17 and arrive at Grand Central at 8:41.Station directions: I-95. Exit 21, Mill Plain Rd, at end of ramp make left. Before RR overpass turn left into station parking lot. Plans are to return on the 4:38pm train and arrive back in Fairfield at 5:52pm. We would take the subway to and from city hall park. The other cost is the skyscraper museum. That is $2:50 for under 18 and $5 for older than 18. The other stops will be St. Peters Church, Trinity Church, 9/11 Memorial site, Skyscraper Museum, Clinton Castle, and Wall  Street. We will eat lunch at Cucina Liberta. Small backpack is advised, there may be limitations on food and water going into attactions. Approximate cost for youth about $45 and adult $60. Please send youth with a mix of bills for easy purchase of tickets, subway rides and entry fees.

Memorial Day Parade Troop Participation

Posted on Mar 21 2014 - 3:04pm

The troop is seeking a parent to head up our float committee for this year's Memorial Day Parade. If you are willing to chair this position please contact Vivian Philbrick, Committee Chair, by March 30. Otherwise, we will simply march. This could serve as a great opportunity for the troop to let people in town know who we are and serve as a great recruiting tool!

Come to St. Jude Columbiette's "Festival of Tables March 29th

Posted on Mar 21 2014 - 9:39am

Saturday, March 29th is the St. Jude Columbiette's "Festival of Tables".This year's event is in honor of Msgr. Sabia, in anticipation of his retirement in June. Proceeds will be given to Msgr. in support of his charities and the Columbiette's Rainy Day fund.

March 16 and 23 Troop Meetings

Posted on Mar 11 2014 - 1:50pm

The troop meeting 3/16 will be at the United Methodist Church at 3:30 to 5:00 PM.
The Court of Awards 3/23 will start at 3:30 PM at St. Jude.
Anyone needing a Scoutmaster Conference before this coming Sunday should email Scoutmaster Huggins before Saturday.

Aviation Merit Badge Workshop

Posted on Feb 27 2014 - 7:48am

Have an interest in earning the Aviation Merit Badge? Well, the New England Air Museum, Windsor Locks, CT can help. They offer ' a six-hour workshop covering all the content required for the merit badge including a one-on-one assessment of content'.

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