Flag retirement event scheduled for August 3, Greater Alabama Council Scout Office, 2211 Drake Avenue. From 9 a.m. to noon or when last flag is retired. Bring your distressed flags to the Scout Office on August 3. There will be a drop off point and retirement will be held in the parking lot near the loading dock.
All Scouts are invited to participate including Cubs and Girl Scouts. If you know any Veteran or First Responder who wants to attend, please invite them.
Three more burn boxes are needed. Troop 96, Epworth Methodist Church has a metal box that is four inches off the ground. The burn boxes need to be approved by the Fire Department. Need adults or older Scouts with shovels to keep the flags in the burn boxes. For more information, contact Mary Breeden at 256-417-2375 or email firstname.lastname@example.org .
If you know of any organization that wants to provide refreshments, please let me know.