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Scout News: February 2  
Scout Sunday/Sabbath: This Sunday 2/5. The Boy Scouts of America designates the Sunday that falls before February 8 (Scouting Anniversary Day) as Scout Sunday, which is the primary date to recognize the contributions of young people and adults to Scouting. Learn more:

Hot off the press! Facts, figures, and achievements from 2016 summarized in this handy infographic card. We finished the year with 3,607 Scouts and 1,422 registered adult volunteers. Click above to see more.  

Life Scout Emilio Flores of Troop 1776 recently completed an ambitious project to help the Long Beach Airport. The project has rescued five birds of prey to be humanely rehabbed and safely relocated. Nice job!

With the big football game coming this weekend, here's a list of Eagle Scouts with Super Bowl ties. Very cool to see! Like many Scouts today, these guys balanced sports and Scouting among other activities.   

This Saturday, February 4 from 8a-2p. E-waste supports our Jamboree Troop! Drop off TVs, computers, monitors, printers, or other electronics to be recycled, then park and check out the HUGE garage sale! All proceeds go to fund the travel costs of young men and women attending the 2017 National Scout Jamboree in West Virginia this summer. 4714 Clark Ave LB 90808. 

Last weekend over 200 people gathered to celebrate achievements in the Polaris District during 2016. Check out these photos of the island-themed dinner.

Take a peek at these Mardi-Gras-themed photos from the Los Fierros District Dinner. Thank you to all parents, unit leaders, and volunteers who made this a special evening.

April 17-21 - Spring Camp info is here! Have fun on the water this Spring at the Long Beach Sea Base. Choose from over 20 merit badges, try something new, hang out with friends. Always tons of fun! 

Marc Bonner | E-News Editor
Long Beach Area Council
401 E 37th St Long Beach CA 90807 
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