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Scout News: January 7 
District Dinner Info: January 23 - Los Fierros recognition dinner. The Polaris dinner held on January 30. Price goes up on Monday January 11! Must RSVP by January 25 for a head count. 

Heads up! New requirements for Boy Scouts take effect this year in 2016. See the list here. Among them include: increased camping nights, increased service hours, and increased physical fitness. Stay current.

Snow has fallen on Camp Tahquitz... lots of snow. Ranger Rick took these photos. Yes, that's his truck in the corner if you look closely. Wish him well as he gets out from under the snow.

Your popcorn donations provided a neat surprise. Check out these happy Fort Hood recipients. Every year, Troops look forward to enjoying Boy Scout popcorn. How cool is that?! It's a small token of our appreciation for their service to us all. 

Super opportunity for any Life Scout looking for an Eagle Project. The folks at Shoestring City Ranch near the Lakewood Equestrian Center (LB Towne Center) are looking for help! Call Karen Thompson at 562-818-7930 or  email Karen here

Eagle Scout Spencer Gates was honored with the Glenn A. and Melinda W. Adams National Eagle Scout Service Project of the Year Award recipient for the Long Beach Area Council. Congrats, Spencer!. 

Saturday, January 16 - We invite all Scout leaders to breakfast. Held at The Grand in Long Beach, 8am, no cost. Click here to RSVP. Light, social event. You'll receive materials for 2016, learn about texting options, and see our council's vision for 2016. Flyer info.

Saturday, January 9 - The Derby Clinic is on this weekend! Stop on by the Scout Shop parking lot anytime 10am-2pm. Tools, benches, and top-secret derby tips to make your car a winner.

Sunday, February 21 - Go see the best basketball show in town. Special pricing just for Scouts and their families. 
Marc Bonner | E-News Editor
Long Beach Area Council
401 E 37th St Long Beach CA 90807 
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