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Tree Lot Dinner - Nov 5th - 5 PM - sign up now!

Posted on Oct 18 2017 - 10:34am

Dear Troop 224 Families,

Your family is cordially invited to enjoy a delicious dinner, prepare and plan for our big fundraiser, socialize with friends and pick up your completed tree lot shift schedule. Thank You Lucie Hurd for putting it together! Each family should contribute $20 at the door and bring 2 liters of any non-alcoholic beverage to share.

Date: November 5, 2017, 5:00 

Place: Lafayette Community Center, 500 St Marys Rd, Lafayette

Contact: Suzanne Campillo 818-1146 / scampillo@comcast.net 

Please RSVP below with the number of family members attending and sign up below to volunteer to help make this event a success.

www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C084DAAAC22A57-troop

 - Get questions answered about "TreeLot 101" (especially new families) regarding schedules, shift changes, tree lot procedures, form, overnights, etc.

 - Get refresher for "Square" credit card purchases    

 - Label postcards to notify customers with tree lot hours

 - Learn Knot tying skills for securing trees (not just for scouts!)

 - Purchase T224 Hats or Beanies, $10 each, SCOUTS MUST WEAR A HAT AT LOT 

SCOUTS: You must wear your CLASS A UNIFORM and you should arrive at 5:00 to address post cards, review your knots and plan to help clean up after dinner. 

Looking forward to seeing everyone there.,     The Mother's Club

Eagle Scout Project - Peter Kraszulyak - Oct 28-29

Posted on Oct 18 2017 - 10:31am

Hi everyone,  I will be having my Eagle Project on the weekend of October 28-29. 

My project will take place at the Lafayette Community Garden where I will be building 1 movable bench, a 3 ft X40 ft base-rock and flagstone walkway around the garden’s chicken coop, and I will also be repairing the legs of an existing bench at the garden. 

The address of the Lafayette Community Garden is 3932 Mount Diablo Boulevard, which is located in the same parking lot as the tree lot. My project will begin on Saturday at 9:00 AM and it will go to 1:30 PM. My project will continue if necessary on Sunday beginning at 9:00 AM until finished. 

 The primary work for scouts will be building the walkway. I plan to construct and assemble the new bench at my house before the project weekend. With the bench to be repaired, I will bring the new bench parts and the scouts can assist in bolting it together. If you are available to help out, I have attached a Sign Up Genius link for my project where you can sign up. 

www.SignUpGenius.com/go/5080449A4A829AAF94-project 

 Thank you very much,

Eagle Scout Project - Henry Baer - Nov 4-5

Posted on Oct 18 2017 - 10:27am

Hello all,

My Eagle Project will be building a sandbox as well as two gates at Project Pride, a center that helps mothers who have mental health, alcohol, or drug problems. If you are able, please consider donating. I have setup a GoFundMe page at https://www.gofundme.com/henry-baer-eagle-scout-project. Thank you.     I will be doing my Eagle Scout Project on the weekend of November 4-5. Project Pride is located in Oakland at 2545 San Pablo Ave. There will be a SignUp Genius with additional details out tomorrow for anyone who is able to sign up and help out.

Thanks,
   Henry Baer

Amazon Smile Program

Posted on Oct 16 2017 - 9:30am

Are you making purchases for the Holdiay Season? If you shop on Amazon - by using Amazon Smile 5% of all your purchases will be donated to Troop 224...  We purchase items on Amazon all the time - look how much impact we have had - see below... every little bit helps.. If you want to help click on the "Amazon Smile Program" listed on the menus to the right - for instructions.

Colin Porciuncula's Family

Volunteers Needed

Posted on Oct 15 2017 - 8:14pm

Dear Troop 224 Parents - As you know, we are a volunteer organization and count on everyone to take a role to help the troop function.  Currently, we are looking for merit badge counsellors.  Please let Laura Weber know if you can fill any of the following merit badge counsellor roles - at lauraherronweber@yahoo.com: 

Here's the link to download Medical Forms

Posted on Oct 11 2017 - 8:14am

Click here to get the medical forms

http://www.scouting.org/scoutsource/healthandsafety/ahmr.aspx

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