Sunday, January 20, 2013
Five Scouts from Pack 1438 at St. Joan of Arc School in St. Clair Shores sold more than $1,000 of popcorn and earned the right to shave their Cubmaster's hair.
Mike Cavazos, the Cubmaster of Pack 1438 at St. Joan of Arc Chruch, lost a bet - and his hair. He challenged the Scouts in his pack to sell over $1,000 of popcorn, and whoever exceeded that goal, would have the opportunity to shave his hair. In total, the Pack sold $23,000 of popcorn which is split between the Pack, Council and Boy Scouts of America. "Scouting is all about fun and learning core values of Scouting," Cavazos said. The scouts who exceeded the $1,000 challenge include:
Saturday, November 10, 2012
Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts from St. Clair Shores, the Grosse Pointes and other eastside communities collected non-perishable food Saturday for Gleaners and the Goodfellows.
A steady stream of vehicles filled with food collected by Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts descended Saturday on a central collection point on Nine Mile in St. Clair Shores. The donated items, collected as part of the annual Scouting For Food drive, was sorted and then loaded into a semi-truck to be shipped out to the Gleaners Food Bank. A second location for St. Clair Shores Goodfellows was also established. Scouting groups from across St. Clair Shores, the Grosse Pointes, and other eastside communities hoped to top last year donation total of 379,606 pounds. "This is my all-time favorite (event)," said Carol Milligan, a Boy Scout district volunteer who helped direct traffic. Homeowners who were unable to donate Saturday, but still have their …
Saturday, December 24, 2011
Scouts from across the city have helped the St. Clair Shores Goodfellows sell newspapers, collect and sort food, then assemble and deliver gift baskets to families in need throughout the city.
A dedicated group of Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts from across the city have volunteered to make sure there is "no kiddie without a Christmas" in St. Clair Shores. The Scouts, along with their families and friends, joined the St. Clair Shores Goodfellows Thursday to sort donated food and then assemble gift baskets Friday. Christmas eve morning, the Scouts joined the Goodfellows to deliver 135 baskets to families throughout the city. "We truly have a good group of kids and citizens in the community," said Mike Koch, president of the St. Clair Shores Goodfellows. Greg Alter, Scoutmaster for Troop 1479 at Masonic Heights Elementary, said the Scouts learn about community service and helping others. "They look forward to this every year," he said…
Thursday, November 10, 2011
Homeowners should leave nonperishable food donations on their doorsteps by 9 a.m. Saturday.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Jenny Whalen
Thursday, November 10, 2011
From first grade Tiger Cubs to 17-year-old Eagle Scouts, boy scouts of all ages will visit local neighborhoods this Saturday to collect donations for the annual Scouting for Food campaign. Collecting almost 400,000 pounds of food last year, the 2010 drive was the most successful Scouting for Food program in the history of scouting in Southeast Michigan. Last Saturday, local troops left thousands of plastic collection bags on the doorsteps of homes throughout Macomb Township. On Nov. 12, scouts will return to collect the bags. Donations will benefit Gleaners Food Bank. Homeowners should put donation bags on their doorsteps by 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 12.