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Committee Meeting, August 20, 2019

Troop 75

Committee Meeting, August 20, 2019

The following were in attendance:

Bobby Bradford, Roger Brand, Martha Brand, Barbara Gorman, Chris Hayden, Simon Legood, Christine Peyrouz, Misty Wright and Michele Salas

Reports:

  • Outings – Barbara Gorman
    • Sept 13-15 – Backpacking – currently 4 adults and 8 scouts
    • Oct 25-27 – Camporall
    • November 9 – Merit Badge Clinic
      $15 – includes hot dog, chips, drink and cookie (Christine will take of concessions)
      Citizenship in the Nation
      Citizenship in the World
      Automotive Maintenance
      Communication
      Scholarship
      Emergency Preparedness
      Home Repairs
    • Nov 15-17 – Wilderness Survival
    • Dec 6-7 – Lock-in – Poinsettia delivery
    • Jan – Climbing lock-in (Escalade or Stone Summit)
    • Feb 8 – Scout Mass at 5 PM
    • Feb 14-16 – Caving
    • March – Canoeing
  • Scoutmaster
    • August 26 – Elections
    • Sept 7 – ILST (Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops) – used to teach scouts with leadership positions about their new roles and how to effectively reach success in that role.
    • Sept 8 – Donut sales after all morning masses – remind scouts this is an opportunity for them to earn money for their scouting activities
    • Sept 9 – Court of Honor
    • End of September/beginning of October – start work on re-chartering
      Recharter is due in November
    • Nov 9-10 – Wilderness First Aid
    • Nov 16 – Atlanta Area Council – Merit Badge University
  • Fundraising – Tara Hampton
    • Sept 8 –  donut/coffee sales at church
    • Selling Poinsettias
      $13 – small
      $23 – large
      Marketing idea – if parishioners do not want to buy for themselves, they may want to purchase poinsettias to help decorate the church. Art & Environment would like to have 25 poinsettias to decorate the church.
      Parishioners who donate their purchase to the church will have their name printed in the bulletin, thanking them for their donation.

  • Trailer/Camping Supplies
    • Equipment and chuck boxes in good condition
    • Bobby has lettering dimensions for adding Eagle Scouts names to trailer
    • Send out email to solicit donations for sports box – frisbees, balls, etc.

  • Staff
    • Bernadette Macavoy may be able to help with Treasurer position
    • Still need to find a Committee Secretary

  • Eagle News
    • The following are working towards Eagle:
      Jonathan Sanderford – Dec b-day – working on Eagle project
      Braden Mizell – Jan b-day
      Caleb Lorenz
      DJ Peyroux – completed Eagle project and all merit badges
      John Ryan – completed Eagle project
      Joseph Babish – completed Eagle project
      Phillip Korpi
      Tyler Larson