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Members Present: Nicole John, Tara Hampton, Barbara Gorman, Bobby Bradford, Heather Babish, Chris Hayden, Roger Brand, Martha Brand, Sarah Blaesing
Events- Barbara Gorman
Escalade Rock Climbing
25 scouts signed up
Roger Brand and Daniel Fulcher will stay overnight
Herbie Gorman will pick up pizzas and stay for evening, DJ Waller may attend to spend time with Nathan
March 27-2020 Shooting Sports Merit badge weekend- Boy Scouts will shoot rifle and shot gun only
Venture Crew can shoot pistols, as well as rifle and shotgun
Joe Collins at Pickens range is the contact- Martha Brand will confirm rules about adults bringing their own firearms to shoot and set up reservation
Barbara will coordinate transportation for the event.
COPE at Woodruff April 17-19
Backpacking trip – February 28- March 1st– Chris Cox, Chaffee Viets, Simon LegGood – who will lead?
February 14-16 – Caving trip cancelled
Maybe an Orienteering event February 22nd – Roger will discuss interest at lock in this weekend
March 10 – Pack 1134 Christian Snyder is coming to Troop 75
March 9- Pack 417 – Rocky Mount ES – Heather Babish not sure how many will cross over yet
February 24 – Pack 75 – Christopher Maldando will crossover
Fundraising – Tara Hampton
Switched Donut weekend – covering February 9 and March 1st
Donut prices went up at last pick up – $9.49 per dozen -20% discount – 7.59 per dozen
Do we still want to commit to selling donuts? Give it up to another ministry?
Will bring it up at the next COR meeting at church
Pine straw sales at church – February 1st, 8, 29th and March 7th – sign up genius will be sent out
Flyer insert in bulletin Feb 1/2nd , Ad in bulletin the remaining weekend
Tara picked up 600 camp cards
Prize structure changed from last year – Amazon gift cards or camp credit
Jordan Marshburn – Waffle House executive approved for sales at any Waffle House in his district
April 13 – camp card money due to Tara
April 30 – final settlement to AAC
Merit Badge Counselors need to complete background check form and training- Martha resubmitrted all forms for troop 75 merit badge counselors
Feb 10th – PLC meeting at 6:45pm, offer Merit Badge counselor presentation at the same time
High Adventure trips
Sea Base May 2020 – flights booked, final payment due at the end of the month
Northern Tier trip 2021- Chris Cox – adult planning on leading crew
Crew is mostly full- need another leader
Eagle Board of Review – 4th Thursday of each month at Eastminster Presbyterian church at Sewell Mill And Canton Rd
Johnny Ryan needs paperwork completed
Caleb Lorenz – has decided on the church picnic tables as his Eagle project
Caleb Cox – July 11, 2021 -18th BD
Chris recommended that Scouts present their project at Committee meeting to offer practice for communication skills – will start with scouts this year
The next group of Scouts eligible for Eagle are Tyler Lawson, Joseph Babish, Quentin Gallardo, Liam Viets
Trailer update- Bobby had sizes done for lettering – need list of Eagles from 2017 to present – Bobby will coordinate with Christine and Mary Ellen to get complete list. The Eagle plaque needs updating as well.
Summer Camp – Barbara Gorman
Registration is coming up – Scouts need to decide which merit badges they would like to complete at camp
Recommending that new scouts complete Mountaineering program to get a head start on rank advancement. Lots of new stuff this year. March 27th at 9am can register the troop online for classes
Suggested the scouts have a design competition to design the back of troop T-shirt for summer camp and have them vote on best design
Hoodie – Gildan pullover – front only with 2 colors $19.50 – minimum 24 ordered as an option
Rather than have a new scout camp out- All new crossovers will be invited to March Shooting sports campout and take Mountaineering program at summer camp.
OA elections – January 27th
Jonathan Blaesing and Johnny Ryan eligible
New SPL options for next election – Ethan John and Liam Viets
Picnic scheduled for August 1st
Roundtable – 2-5, 2020
District Banquet 2-7-2020
Court of Honor – March 16, 2020
Members Present: Nicole John, Chris Hayden, Barbara Gorman, Tara Hampton, Christine Faller, Sarah Blaesing, Roger Brand, Mark Fulcher, Simon LeGood
Merit Badge recap
The online form worked out well – Thanks Simon
$969.75 collected so far, approximately $200 spent to purchase concession and $150 for Home Repairs supplies
Approximately $600 in profit
Home repair and Automotive Merit Badges sold out
The church is looking to start new financial reporting among the ministries. Waiting to see what is requested.
The troop really needs more adult volunteers to help carry the load.
Donuts – Scout gets $5 per shift, Troop – $0
Camp Cards- $2.00 per card for Scout, $0.50 per card for Troop
Pinestraw – $4.75 per bale – $0.75 per bale for Scout, $0.25
Poinsettia – we sold 187 plants this year – last year was 112
Troop earned $203, Scouts wearned $11.23 per shift
Camp card sales will start at the end of January 27, 2020
Church usually purchase 500 – will need to spread in March
Best date will be March 14th to spread- Roger will contact church to schedule.
Ken Sadeckas will be teaching Tuesday/Thursday for Spring semester – Will be able to attend meetings again in January. Ken and Bernadette have talked and will work together on treasurer duties.
We received the refund from Philmont and Scott will deposit
37 scouts rechartered this year.
December lock in – December 6-7 2-3 adults needed for overnight, 6 scouts registered so far.
Escalade January 24, 2020 – need minimum of 20 scouts to receive group discount- 5 signed up so far.
February caving trip – February 14-16
March – Shooting sports at Pickens County Sportsman Club
December 9th – Court of Honor
December 16th – no meeting due to finals week
January 6th– 1st meeting after break
NYLT – no attendees during Thanksgiving and Christmas break
Jonathan Sandeford – Marietta Aviation Museum – 11-23-19 at 9am
Brayden Mizell- needs a few merit badges, Eagle project complete
Needs to complete paperwork
Caleb Cox – next to work on Eagle
Bregan, Quinton and Phillip are organizing blanket and warm clothing drive- new or gently used clothing, jackets, socks, hat and gloves- all sizes requested.