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Verdery Roberson Homegoing – Help Wanted

As you may know, Eagle Scout and long time friend of Talakto, Verdery Roberson, was called home on Saturday at the age of 92. Visitation will be held on Friday,…

Passing of Verdery Roberson

I am sad to report that our dear friend and board member Verdery Roberson passed away this weekend. Verdery was a long-time volunteer and board member. As an Eagle Scout he made…

Announcing GAC Philmont Contingent

Beginning with lunch on June 21, 2021, Scouts from the Greater Alabama Council will embark on a trek of a lifetime at Philmont Scout Ranch in Cimarron, NM. This 9-day…

Banquet Critter Decorations needed

We’ll be decorating using Woodbadge Critters again this year. If you would like to sign up to decorate a table (or two), please use the link below. Right now the…

Pinewood Derby – Need Help!

As you have probably figured out by now, you have not heard anything about the District Pinewood Derby. Well, the chairman resigned and we are WAY behind on planning this…

Is Your Scout’s Scholarship Amount up to Date?

If you have any scouts that sold more than $2500 in popcorn, they qualify for the Trails End Scholarship. The parent must fill out the form to start that. It…

Awards for Banquet

In order to ensure I can get the awards back in time for the banquet on Saturday, 11 January, I need all unit and adult leader nominations by this Friday,…

Roundtable – 2 January

As a reminder, we did NOT change the date for this month’s Roundtable.  It is still scheduled for this Thursday, 2 January, at First Methodist Church on corner of Clinton…

Get Your Banquet Tickets

The annual Talakto Leader Banquet is January 11 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church on Airport Road. It starts at 6 pm. Tickets are available at the Scout Service Center on…

Banquet Critter Decorations Needed

All,We’ll be decorating [at the annual Talakto District Banquet, on January 11,] using Woodbadge Critters again this year. If you would like to sign up to decorate a table (or…

GAC Holiday Hours

The Birmingham and Huntsville Offices will be closed the week of December 23-27 in observance of the Christmas Holidays. We hope that you and your family have a wonderful and…

Give the Gift of Camp!

Lord Robert Baden-Powell once said that “a week of camp is worth six months of theoretical teaching in the meeting room” and he’s right! When you sponsor a Scout for…