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Black History Month and BSA

As February begins, so does Black History Month, and, to celebrate, four members of the African American community, who also happen to be members of the Scouting community, share their…

BSA and Politics – no

The BSA might be the most patriotic organization in the U.S. But we don’t endorse any one political party. You could say that rather than being pro-left or pro-right, the BSA…

Memorial for Linda Jackson

We are sad to report that Linda Jackson, wife of longtime board member Wayne Jackson has passed away.  Please keep Wayne and his family in your thoughts and prayers. Below…

Camp Card Sale

Every Scout should experience the fun and adventure of BSA Summer Camp!Attending Day Camp, Webelos Camp, or Summer Camp is an amazing experience that showcases Scouting at its best! Scouts experience new things, have…

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…