Fwd: Scouting News from the Pee Dee Area Council

posted May 24, 2017, 3:05 PM by Chicora District   [ updated May 24, 2017, 3:05 PM ]

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From: Pee Dee Area Council, BSA <michael.hesbach@scouting.org>
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Sent: Tue, May 9, 2017 6:14 pm
Subject: Scouting News from the Pee Dee Area Council

Our weekly newsletter.
Camp Coker Receives $2,000 Grant

The National Shooting Sports Foundation awarded the Pee Dee Area Council a $2,000 grant on May 1, 2017.  Today, the Council purchased two new shotguns for use at Camp Coker.  Also slated for purchase is a gun safe for year round storage, ammunition, targets, and consumable cleaning supplies.  A special thank you to Bass Pro Shops of Myrtle Beach for special pricing on our shotgun purchase.

WANTED: Manpower and a truck to move a safe to be purchased from a retailer in Florence to the Scout Office.  Gun safe will weigh 500 lbs.  Contact Michael Hesbach
NRA Range Safety Officer Training

On June 10 at Wildlife Action Pee Dee Chapter with support from the Pee Dee Area Council will host NRA Range Safety Officer Training.  Participants must be 21 years old, the cost is $40 if you use coupon code PDAC click here for more details.
Memorial Day Service Project

The Florence National Cemetery is looking for Scout volunteers to put flags on the over 12,000 graves.  The service project begins at 9am on May 27, and usually takes an hour.  This is the same process that happens at Arlington National Cemetery.  To volunteer contact Carolyn Howard at Carolyn.howard@va.gov
If you want to volunteer to participate in the Memorial Day program held at 10pm on Monday contact Jay Holcombe at jay.holcome@icloud.com or 843-616-1094. 
PS - we have hundreds of flags your unit can retire at its next campout, at our office.  We will bring them to you.
Pee Dee Yard Sale

Mark your dates now for May 20, 2017 from 8-noon.  We have a television, craft kits, toys, games, unit leader gifts, patches, and more.  Help us clear out our stock room.  The Scout Shop will also be open.
Upcoming Events with Online Registration

No DatesSantee Lodge OAParakeet Pass
June 2-5, 2017Santee Lodge OAOA Work Weekend
June 10, 2017Range Safety Officer TrainingRegister Here
June 12-15,2017Cub ScoutsChicora Day Camp
July 30-Aug 6, 2017Santee Lodge OAOA Week at Camp Coker
Oct 27-29, 2017Santee Lodge OAOA Fall Fellowship
March and April 2018Adult LeadersWood Badge


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Our annual giving campaign that supports the Pee Dee Area Council.  Your gifts are tax deductible and gifts of $175 or more receive a special Council Should Patch.

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UPDATE $348.33 Raised
The Pee Dee Area Council has a mortgage balance of $92,889.  The cost to retire the debt across our 1,600 members is $58.06.  Would you consider support this tax deductible effort in addition to FOS?

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Pee Dee Area Council, BSA, 702 South Coit Street, Florence, SC 29501
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