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2017 Founder’s Award Recipients

Introduced at the 1981 National Order of the Arrow Conference, the Founder’s Award recognizes Arrowmen who have given outstanding service to their lodge. The award is reserved for an Arrowman…

Talakto Banquet – need your help

The annual Talakto district banquet is fast approaching.  We would like your help on these things: Thursday noon is the deadline to purchase banquet tickets from the Service Center. I…

Scout Cards – sign up now

PRE-ORDER YOUR 2017 SCOUT CARDS!  Your pre-ordered cards may be shipped to you, or you may choose to pick them up in the Birmingham Service Center or the Huntsville Service Center….

Scout Sunday – Scout Sabbath

Scout Units in the Greater Alabama Council have a wonderful track record of participating in the upcoming Scout Sunday and Scout Sabbath.  The Boy Scouts of America designates the Sunday…

Coosa Lodge 2017 Winter Banquet – next week

The 2017 Coosa Lodge Winter Banquet will be at Camp Meadowbrook (2344 Co Rd 747, Cullman, AL) on Saturday, January 21st. That’s NEXT WEEKEND! Check-in and the Trading Post will…

Need Military Information for ScoutReach

Dear Scouters,   I plan to do a display and activity at ScoutReach honoring our military.  I want to include all Scout leaders who are Veterans or current military (including…

Banquet tickets and other news

All, We currently have sold 76 tickets for the annual leader banquet. Please don’t wait until the last minute to buy your tickets. I have to get orders placed, china…

District Banquet and final call for Awards

Talakto District Scouters,     Any awards that your unit or individual scouters in your unit want presented at the banquet, I need the forms by next Wednesday, 18 January,…

University of Scouting 2017 – signups open

    University of Scouting   What is the University of Scouting? The University of Scouting is an annual council-wide training event designed to provide more in-depth study than can…

Pinewood Derby Workshop – postponed

Good Afternoon Everyone,    Due to impending weather tomorrow (Saturday Jan. 7, 2017) morning we will be cancelling the Pinewood Derby Workshop tomorrow morning.    I know it might not…

New Boy Scout requirements mandatory Jan. 1, 2017

The updated requirements for Boy Scout ranks are effective January 1, 2017 and are now mandatory for the earning of all ranks. See the article on this in the Bryan…

Holiday Greeting

Thank you to our volunteers, parents, chartered organizations, and financial supporters for all that you do. Your time, dedication, and caring spirit make Scouting great. May the Holiday Season bring…