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Troop 48 Update - 6/17/15‏
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Troop 48 Update - 6/17/15‏

Posted on Tue, Jun 2, 2015

Blessings of Liberty Program at Faith Presbyterian

The second of the two-part program highlighting the faith of America’s founding fathers, “Celebrating the Blessings of Liberty” is this Saturday, June 20. We will have patriotic music together with lessons on the charters of Freedom—the Declaration of Independence, Constitution, and Bill of Rights.  These are family events with refreshments and activities following the programs, and the church would like to see support from our Troop families by attending this event. We hope you will join us and bring your neighbors and friends!  The doors will open at 3:30, program will be from 4:00-5:00, with refreshments served afterward. Our Scouts will be providing the color guard for this event – those who volunteered for the color guard need to be there at 3:00 for rehearsal.


Water Ski Training – June 27

The Collierville Ski Club will be providing a water ski training for our Scouts on Saturday, June 27 from 12:00 noon to 5:00 pm. Please email Mr. Eric Hube ( and Mrs. Kim Ridenhour ( by 6/25 if you are planning to attend (even if you have signed up before). The location is 9710 Holmes Road in Collierville. Participants must be classified as a BSA Swimmer. The cost is $20 per person and lunch will be provided. We also need another adult for two-deep leadership, please let Eric Hube know if you can help with that. IMPORTANT - Attached are the forms that must be signed by the Scout and by a Parent. The green highlighted areas need to be filled out and signed by the Scout, and the pink highlighted areas need to be filled out and signed by a Parent. The last page is only needed to be signed if a Parent is attending with a Scout. Bring all of the signed forms and $20 with you to turn in on the 27th.


Car Wash Fundraiser for Samuel Lee’s Eagle Project – June 27

Samuel Lee would like some volunteers to help with a car wash to raise funds for his Eagle Project. The car wash will start at 8:30 am on Saturday, June 27th at Perkins restaurant in Collierville (960 W. Poplar). Friends are welcome to help! Bring your own cleaning supplies such as sponges, brushes, soap and buckets. Food will be provided at the end.  Please let Samuel Lee know if you can help out washing cars. Calling all drivers – bring your car out for a wash on the 27th and support Samuel!


BBQ Fundraiser – July 3 & 4 – Sell more BBQ!

Attached is a color flyer in PowerPoint that you can use to put up at your place or work or church to help BBQ sales.  You can edit the file to add your name and contact information (Thanks to Mr. Issing for designing this!). Also attached is the BBQ order form (it is also posted on the Troop website). Please turn in all orders and money to Mr. Richard Ralph. Orders are due by June 25th. You can email Mr. Ralph your orders, and have the people pay on July 4th when they pick up the BBQ. We will also need Scouts to help distribute the BBQ on July 4th from 10-12. Please let Mr. Ralph know if you can help on July 4th.


Summer Schedule Reminder

There will be no more Troop meetings in June.  Troop meetings will resume July 7, however there will be no meeting on July 14.


Final payment for Washington DC trip due July 7

The final $100 payment will be due on July 7th for those attending the Washington DC trip in July.


Upcoming Events 

June 23, 30 – No Troop meetings

June 20 – Blessings of Liberty program (volunteer color guard)

June 25 – BBQ orders and money due

June 27 – Car wash fundraiser for Samuel Lee’s Eagle project – 8:30

June 27 – Water ski training – 12-5

July 3 & 4 – BBQ fundraiser

July 6 – Troop Committee Meeting – 7 pm

July 7 – Troop meeting 7 pm, final payment for DC trip due

July 11-18 – Washington DC Summer Adventure

July 14 – No Troop meeting

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