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William Weinzierl – Outstanding Service Award

William Weinzierl was awarded the Talakto District’s Outstanding Service Award at the Round Table meeting on November 2, 2017 for his many contributions to Talakto District, including his pivotal role…

Summer Camp Staff opportunities available

    Summer Camp Staff   Do you have a Passion for Scouting? Do you have a special skill to offer Scouts? Did you enjoy summer camp and want to…

Great Deals at the Scout Shop

    Birmingham and Huntsville Scout Shop News   Cub Scout Pants Sale has been extended until 11/30/17!! Huge Clearance Event Starts 11/6/17 at both locations. New Markdowns, Come in…

Scout Office Hours changed

Until the end of the year, the Greater Alabama Council Service Center in Huntsville will close at 2:0pm on Fridays.  The hours of the Huntsville Scout Shop remain unchanged.

Fall Fellowship – Thank You

Let’s kick this week off with a huge THANK YOU to the 230+ Arrowmen who spent their weekend with us at Camp Comer. We saw 10 members attain Brotherhood while…

2017 Vigil Honor Recipients

2017 Vigil Honor Recipients Congratulations to our new Vigil Honor recipients! John Bateman Michael Fuell Jordan Gandy Jack L. Dalton M. Tyler Senn Braden Taylor Trey Tews Jonathon Tindall Mrs….

Award of Merit nominations due – who is deserving?

Talakto District Scouters,   I have been asking for nominations for the 2017 Talakto District Award of Merit since August and to date, I have not received any nominations.  We…

Eagle Palm requirement changes

All current Boy Scouts — even those who completed their Eagle Scout board of review before Aug. 1, 2017 — are now entitled to receive Eagle Palms for merit badges…

Recharter Training – November Round Table

Talakto Unit Leaders,   As a reminder, we will conduct our make-up recharter training prior to the November Roundtable, starting at 6:00pm.  For those responsible for their unit rechartering who…

Scouting For Food – help wanted

I need help accepting/weighing/recording any food dropped off at the Salvation Army Store on November 4th. I just found out that I have a training class for work Nov 2-4…

More information on BSA for Girls

Dear Scouting Leaders, Friends, and Supporters,  Thanks to so many of you who have shared with us your thoughts about the BSA’s new programs for girls.  I wanted to take…

BSA Expands Programs to Welcome Girls

To the Greater Alabama Scouting Family, The BSA’s national board of directors has unanimously approved welcoming girls into our Cub Scout program and delivering a Scouting program for older girls that will enable…