Boy Scouts

Tale of tenacity—Eagle Scout has had long journey since Lakes Elementary

December 8, 2011 // 0 Comments

by BETH ALTENA Andrew Manning has completed the requirements to be an Eagle Scout. Future Eagle Scout Andrew Manning, 17, a senior at Rockford High School, thought of his former elementary school when it was time for his last Boy Scout project. The strides he’s made in his career with the organization are nothing short of amazing, as few Scouts ever make it to Eagle [...]

Scouts prepare gardens for Memorial Day

June 3, 2010 // 0 Comments

Local Girl Scouts, Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts gathered on Thursday, May 27 at Blythefield Memory Gardens for the annual decorating of the veterans’ graves for Memorial Day. The event opened with a memorial flag ceremony conducted by local veterans as “Taps” was played. The young people then gathered handfuls of flags and went row by row, ensuring all veterans were [...]

Belmont Veterans Day service the largest by far

November 18, 2009 // 0 Comments

  Sgt. Jamie Denslow leads the Northview High School band in musical honor to our nation’s veterans during a ceremony in Belmont on Veteran’s Day, November 11. A ceremony in Belmont for veterans on this Veterans Day, Wednesday, Nov. 11, was by far the largest held there, said Plainfield Township Supervisor George Meek. Meek read a description he found defining a [...]

Scouts camp out at Whitecaps stadium

September 17, 2009 // 0 Comments

Members of Cub Scout Pack 3285 Crestwood School take part in the August 28 Whitecaps evening festivities. They are (front row, l–r) Jimmy Helm, Justin Fraula, Evan Coberly, Sean McLellan, Jason Andrus; (back) leaders Bill Helm, Guy McLellan and Greg Coberly. Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts were honored by the West Michigan Whitecaps at their home game on Friday, [...]

Scout earns badge

August 13, 2009 // 0 Comments

GOOD CITIZEN—Jordyn Thompson, 11, a soon-to-be fifth-grade student at Chandler Woods Charter Academy is pictured with Rockford Fire Chief Mike Reus. Thompson attended the regular Rockford City Council meeting on Monday, August 10, as part of his requirements to earn a Boy Scout merit badge for citizenship. Reus was showing Thompson the City’s newest fire truck, which [...]
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