Last Saturday Scouts and Cubs dropped off bags for Scouting for Food. This Saturday is pickup day.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Monday, May 30, 2011
For the last 62 years, the Gravois Trails District of the Boy Scouts of America have organized the decoration of graves at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery for Memorial Day.
If one good turn deserves another, what do 5,000 good turns deserve? In what has become a 62-year tradition on Memorial Day weekend for the Boy Scouts of America, more than 5,000 Scouts decorated more than 138,000 graves Sunday at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in South County. The Gravois Trails District of the Boy Scouts of America organizes the annual ceremony, which brings together 200 Cub Scout Packs, Boy Scout Troops, Venture Crews and Girl Scout Troops from South County and the surrounding area. Gravois Trails encompasses the Mehlville, Lindbergh, Affton, Hancock Place and parts of the Rockwood School Districts in South County and the public and private schools that sponsor Scouting groups. The Memorial Day Good Turn is meant …