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Scout News: January 11
Build Your Derby Car: Bring your Pinewood Derby Kit to the Scout Shop parking lot this Saturday 1/13 from 9:30am to 1:30pm. You bring your design, we will provide the tools to help you make your car. The Shop will also be open to purchase any kits or decals.

The results are in: 2017 saw 68 young men earn the Eagle Scout rank in our council. It's an increase of 7 over 2016. And just about even with our seven-year average of 67 Eagles. See Eagle stats here.  

Last week, Scout Executive John Fullerton accepted a check from Valero Energy supporting our ScoutReach program for at-risk youth in Long Beach. See post here. We are grateful for Valero's support.
FOS Breakfast

This Saturday, January 13 - All unit leaders, committee chairs, and FOS coordinators are invited to our annual breakfast. Details and RSVP here. From 8-10am, free parking, great food, coffee and more.  

We are happy to announce Liz Hernandez as the Sr. District Executive serving the 51 units in the Los Fierros District (most of Long Beach). She comes to us with 20 years experience in Scouting. Read Liz's bio here.  

Three district dinners are coming up! Attend your district dinner or attend several. See Polaris Dinner info. See Los Fierros Dinner info. See Neptune Sea Scouts Dinner. One convenient RSVP page for all. 
eagle badge

Thursday, February 22 - We will celebrate all Eagle Scouts from 2017 on Thursday, 2/22/18. Mark your calendars to help us recognize these outstanding young men and others. See more details here.  

Saturday, March 24 - The master of crazy inventions, The Rube Goldberg contest comes to Long Beach. Ready to build something fun? Makersville is hosting this at the Long Beach Sea Base. Click for details here
Marc Bonner | E-News Editor
Long Beach Area Council
401 E 37th St Long Beach CA 90807 
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