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Scout News: March 2 
Recruitment Resources: Next week Thursday, 3/9 or 3/14. Get information and helpful materials for your upcoming Spring Sign-Up night. Pick up unit resources and best practices from fellow scout leaders. Attend one of the two dates. Click red button for more info.

Saturday, March 4 - This weekend, Scouts looking to advance to Eagle are invited to this helpful session. Workbook here. Location: Del Valle Park from 9:00 - 10:30am in the Activity Room (not Youth Center). 

Last Thursday, top city officials congratulated the 2016 Class of Eagle Scouts. From Long Beach: Mayor Garcia, Vice Mayor Richardson, and Police Chief Luna met with Eagles. See photos here. Also in attendance were Lakewood Councilmen Todd Rogers and Jeff Wood and Mayor Dan Koops of Bellflower.   

Saturday March 18 - Pick up your Camp Cards for 2017. Sales info here. For $5, you get coupons to: Me & Eds, Cassidy's Corner, Johnny Rebs, the Aquarium, Big 5, Ace, El Pollo Loco, and more. Such a great deal!

As of February 28, we have received pledges of $41,290 toward our goal of $195,000. Our 2017 Annual Budget is $2,004,817. Our local program is completely member-supported by parents and volunteers like you. Secure donation page here. We appreciate your support.

The numbers are in: 55,186 Eagle Scouts nation-wide in 2016. Each project gave an estimated 165.9 hours of service! Check this link for the state with most Eagles and the average age of 2016 Eagle Scouts.
Indy Car BSA

Sat/Sun April 8-9 - We are looking for Scouts age 16+ to form an Honor Patrol for the LB Grand Prix! Assist race fans with info and seating. Adults also eligible. Get access to the race, lunch, and more. RSVP here.

Weekend of May 5-7 - "Cycle de Mayo" comes to Santa Fe Recreation Dam. Troop Leader Guide just posted. Work on requirements for the Cycling merit badge. See flyer. Events will include skills required for First Class.  
Marc Bonner | E-News Editor
Long Beach Area Council
401 E 37th St Long Beach CA 90807 
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