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Scout News: August 9     
TONIGHT!: Reminder, tonight come get your recruitment banner, flyers, posters, yard signs, new materials. Our staff has put together boxes for you! Meet us at 7pm, tonight 8/9 at 3114 South St Lakewood 90712. Click red button for more info.

Last Saturday, more than 100 people attended the council popcorn sales kickoff at the Long Beach Sea Base. See photos here. Two large bounce houses, popcorn giveaways, hula, limbo, hot dogs, and more. 

October 19-21 - The biggest Cub Scouting event of the year returns to Santa Fe Dam Rec Area. Get ready for an insanely fun weekend. Check out info and photos here from last year. You won't want to miss this. 

Thursday, September 13 - Mark your calendars for this evening where Webelos Scouts and their parents meet 10-15 Boy Scout troops in one location. A great opportunity to ask questions and check out Troops.

Last Saturday, we welcomed over 60 Eagle Scouts and Silver Beaver recipients to our annual reunion. See photos here. Guests were treated to a tasty buffet. We also cheered for an Eagle Scout from 1944!   

Now through October 31 all Eagle Scouts can earn a college scholarship! The National Eagle Scout Association will award nearly $700,000 in scholarships to more than 150 Eagle Scouts . Apply here.    

Longtime Scouting volunteer Jim Jeffery passed away two weeks ago at the age of 74. Jim's service will be held Friday, August 17 at 2pm at Cal Heights United Methodist Church. Read more about Jim here.         

Saturday, September 8 - Join us for an open house, meet the staff, eat hot dogs, toss bean bags! See our new Scout Shop layout, get deals on items in stock, and throw some bean bags around. See more info here.   
Marc Bonner | E-News Editor
Long Beach Area Council
401 E 37th St Long Beach CA 90807 
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