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Scout News: January 3     
Scout Shop is Now Open: After counting thousands and thousands of items the past two weeks, the Long Beach Scout Shop is now re-open for business! Click red button for directions, hours, and contact information.

Happy New Year, everyone! This year marks the 100th anniversary of Scouting in the Long Beach area. We invite you to participate in our various Centennial year activities. Read more below about our breakfast. 

January 2-4 - Going on this week! Three days of fun at the Sea Base. Earn merit badges like animation, engineering, geocaching, programming, robotics, inventing, sustainability and more. See info here.  

Next Saturday, January 12 - Our big kickoff to the 100th Anniversary is only a few days away! Easy online RSVP here. Every unit is expected to send a representative to pick up information for 2019.  

January 2019 - This month, each district celebrates their volunteers at their respective district dinners. All leaders, volunteers, and parents are invited. See Los Fierros info here, and see Polaris info here.  

Just arrived, the 100th Anniversary Coin commemorating 100 Years of Scouting in Long Beach. The coin features Scouts in uniform, "LBAC Second Century", American flag, and brief write up. Available now in the Shop while supplies last.

Thursday, February 28 - Save the date for our Annual Council Recognition Dinner honoring the 2018 class of Eagle Scouts, Quartermaster, Silver Beaver recipients, and a host of other notable achievements.

Scouts from local Venturing Crew 181 recently traveled to Cairo and met up with representatives of Scouts Egypt. See photos here. This was facilitated by our local LBAC International Scouting Committee. 
Marc Bonner | E-News Editor
Long Beach Area Council
401 E 37th St Long Beach CA 90807 
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