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Scout News: December 29   
Last Days to Give: Only 2 more days to give a tax-deductible gift in 2016. Donations from people like you help our year-round camps and activities for youth. Last day to make a charitable gift is Saturday, December 31 at 11:59pm. Click red button for easy donation page.

January 3-6, 2017 - Starts in 5 days! Earn merit badges this winter at the Long Beach Sea Base. Check out info flyer here. Tons of fun. Info packet and registration here

A White Christmas at Camp Tahquitz! Thanks to Ranger Rick, we have some gorgeous photos of camp covered in snow. See great photos here. Thank you, Rick! And yes, Suni and Honey Bunny love playing in the snow.
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Congratulations to the following adult volunteers who were nominated and selected by their peers to receive the District Award of Merit.
Polaris: Travis Burks, Aimee McCarty, Dave Simon
Los Fierros: Dana Brown, Glenn Draper, Sam McIntosh
Click to see all previous District Award recipients

Annual Recognition Dinners for both Polaris and Los Fierros Districts are coming in January. Save the dates:
Los Fierros, Sat. Jan. 21 at 6:30pm. Flyer here.
Polaris, Sat. Jan. 28 at 5:30pm. Flyer here.

Watch our staff do the Mannequin Challenge while counting inventory in the scout shop. Short vid here. Counting 837 merit badge books, 2,344 belt loops, and thousands of patches is an all-hands-on-deck task!

We are on pace for 61 Eagle Scouts in 2016. That's a total of 491 large-scale project in our community since January 1, 2010 in the Long Beach Area Council alone! Stay tuned for a final count in January 2017.

Thursday February 23 - We will recognize the four Silver Beaver recipients and all Eagle Scouts from 2016. Sign up form here. A celebratory evening at The Grand in Long Beach.All are invited to this wonderful evening. 
Marc Bonner | E-News Editor
Long Beach Area Council
401 E 37th St Long Beach CA 90807 
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