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Scout News: November 15          
Merit Badge Counselor Training: In two weeks, Tuesday November 27. Location: Long Beach Sea Base at 7pm. The last orientation for adults who want to be registered as Merit Badge Counselors. RSVP online. Click red button for more info.

Initial reports show a tally of over 24,000 pounds of food collected for our community partners! Multiple agencies around town rely on this food to sustain them through the holiday season. See photos here. Way to go, Scouts.    

Episode 2 featuring Aquatics programs on the lake and in the heated swimming pool. See 30-sec video here. Talon talks about what makes camp so fun. We still have availability for four weeks of summer camp 2019.  

Heads up! The Long Beach Scout Shop and Office will be closed next Thurs 11/22 and Fri 11/23, and closing at 3pm on Wed. 11/21. Normal hours this coming Monday and Tuesday. Also open this Saturday.        

Last week, Cub Scouts from Pack 21 stood in front of a sellout crowd of 18,230 people to watch the LA Kings hockey game. Our Scouts were selected to do the opening flag ceremony on Scout night. See pics here

Saturday, December 1: Youth Protection Training in person at the Long Beach Sea Base. RSVP here. Coffee provided. If you've had trouble logging in online, this is the day for you! Reminder: all adults must complete YPT to renew registration for 2019. 
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Help us recognize your fellow volunteers. Submit this form detailing nominee's noteworthy service to youth in our community. This is the highest award a district can award a volunteer for their dedicated time and effort. 

Earn some pizza for your Scouts. How? 1) recruit 10 new Scouts per school you cover and 2) turn in your completed charter renewal before Friday November 30. See incentives sheet here. Let's grow Scouting!     
Marc Bonner | E-News Editor
Long Beach Area Council
401 E 37th St Long Beach CA 90807 
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