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Eternal Flame October 18-20

Enjoy this weekend of patriotism and flag retirement.  Here is the packet for your unit to attend.

District Recognition Dinner

More than 90 scouts, siblings and leaders attended this night to celebrate our outstanding leaders.  Thank you to Toni MacKinnon for making this event successful.  Our evening’s recipients were:

            Eagle Mentor of the Year Award: Gary Estep

Unit Sparkplug Awards: Liz Ostdeik, Tracy Callanan (not pictured), Stacey Cooper, Suzanne Koopman (not pictured), Christopher Rouen, Mitchell Goodis, Jared Meredith, Jenna O’Neil (not pictured), Michael O’Neil (not pictured) and Jason Smith

The “Nose” Award: Troop 237 with 17 attendees

 Leaders of the Year

Scouts BSA Leader: Nicole Craghead

               Cub Scouts: Jason Watson

               Unit Committee: Gerardo Damian
               Order of the Arrow: William Granger

               Venturing: Tina Tharratt

               District Committee: Karen Bredahl

               Commissioner: Roseanne McAffree


               Scouting Family of the Year: The Brown Family

Lifetime Achievement Award: Doug Tostenson

District Award of Merit: Toni Mackinnon  & Dan West

All of these recipients were chosen because someone took the time to nominate them.  Watch this page for the nominations form for next year and remember those who help make your program successful.  Here are the photos of the evening.


Scouting for Food

  Eight units collected 5,001 pounds of food items for our local needy.  Plan to join us next year.  Here is an article from Scouting Magazine about how to plan a successful food drive.

Pinewood Derby


251 Commerce Circle
Sacramento, CA 95815

phone: (916) 929-1417

Hours of Operation:
8:30am - 5:00pm (M-F)
Closed Saturday & Sunday

River City Scout Shop

251 Commerce Circle
Sacramento, CA 95815

phone: (916) 649-1800

Hours of Operation:
9:00am - 6:00pm (M,T,TR,F)
9:00am - 6:30pm (W)
10:00am - 4:00pm (Saturday)
Closed Sunday

NorCal Scout Shop - Chico

3881 Benatar Way, Suite D
Chico, CA 95928

phone: (530) 809-0400

Hours of Operation:
11:00am - 6:00pm (W-F)
10:00am - 2:00pm (Saturday)
Closed Sunday, Monday & Tuesday

Order of the Arrow - Amangi Nacha