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Popcorn update:

Posted by michaeltneff on Oct 21 2017 - 4:04pm

There is still time for Take & Deliver Popcorn Sales. If interested please email Mrs. Steiner at altasteiner@gmail.com and pick up Popcorn at Monday’s meeting.
All Popcorn Take Orders are Due Wednesday Nov 1st with pick up available November 18th or Nov. 27th. Online Sales continue through Nov. 5th.

Mount Dora Craft Fair

Posted by cvermillion on Oct 21 2017 - 11:51am

Two spots have opened up for the Mount Dora Craft Fair on Saturday afternoon. We need to fill these spots. 

Popcorn & Mt Dora, 2 ways to pay for campouts, summer camp and the $48 needed for membership:

Posted by michaeltneff on Oct 20 2017 - 5:09pm

Troop:  campouts, dues ($5/month), troop support ($60/year), and membership ($48) all cost money.  Participation in the popcorn fundraiser or the Mt. Dora food booth fundraiser are excellent ways to raise the money to cover your costs.   Take advantage of these opportunities!  Q: What is troop support?  A: the cost of running the troop in excess of dues.  It is requested after Popcorn and Scout Card fundraisers.  The idea is for a scout to raise money at the fund raisers to cover this cost.   Q: so Dues of $60/year plus troop support of $60 makes $120/scout to run troop 225?   A: yes.  The troop committee sets a budget every Fall based on the expenses of the past two years.  Q: Why not make dues $10 a month?  A: why not?  come to the troop committee meeting and support this idea.  Q: do I have to be a member of the committee to attend?  A: no, just to vote, all are welcome as we work together to make the troop successful.  Q: is this less than last year?  A: yes, last year troop support was $100 plus dues of $60, so this year is $40 less.  Q: Why is membership so much?  A: $15 is for insurance (provided by our local council) and $33 is for membership in the National organization. Q: is this more than last year?  A: yes, the $15 for insurance is new, and the national membership fee was increased from $24 to $33.  Q: so overall, considering dues, troop support and membership, the cost for a Troop 225 scout went down $16?   A: yes.   Q: why do Eagle scouts get a discount?  A: as both an incentive to scouts and a benefit the troop. Q: Is financial support available?  A: yes, the place to start a request of support is with Scoutmaster Cothran.

Mt Dora Fund Raiser couple slots left!

Posted by michaeltneff on Oct 20 2017 - 5:06pm

The Mt Dora FOOD BOOTH Fundraiser is next Saturday and Sunday October 28th and 29th.  There are a few time slots remaining so sign up via the troop website.  The more family and friends you bring to help, the more $$ you can raise towards your scouting activities.  The food booths include fresh squeezed lemonade, pretzels, hot dogs, and smoothies.  The festival is normally well attended.  Parking is $5, and due to the crowd advisable to arrive early.  

Scuba Certification and Merit Badge

Posted by ccothran on Oct 6 2017 - 9:48am

Have you ever wanted to learn scuba diving ?  Does the underwater world hold a fascination for you ?  Here is an opportunity for our troop to have scouts and adults certified as Open Water Divers.  This is the entry level of scuba diving and provide the basis for more advanced scuba techniques if you wih to advance your skills ansd knowledge.

225's sponsor responds to Hurricanes, how to assist

Posted by michaeltneff on Sep 22 2017 - 11:07am
Troop, your charter organization's denomination is responding to the natural disaster in Texas 4 ways. Many churches respond in many ways, the Church of the Brethren's niche is financial, childcare, kits and long term rebuilding.  If you would like to help, please see below.   Questions welcomed.  Sincerely, Mr. Neff, Committee chair and charter Org. Rep.

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