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Thoughts on Scout and Other Uniforms

Have you ever thought about uniforms and scouting? Have you ever noticed that youth often wear their sport’s uniforms outside of their sporting events? How often do you see scouts wear their uniform outside of scouting…or during scouting events?

For some observations on uniforms, read the full post on Bobwhite Blather at http://www.fmaynard.com/scouting/archives/2748?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=postnotify


How to properly wear BSA service stars


Been involved in Scouting for more than a year? You get a gold star.

All youth or adult leaders who have reached one year of tenure with the Boy Scouts of America are eligible to begin wearing service stars. The stars are an underused outward symbol of how long you’ve been involved and a quick way for new Scouts, parents and leaders to see who has Scouting experience.

For more information, check out Bryan on Scouting at http://blog.scoutingmagazine.org/2014/04/02/service-stars-for-scouts-and-scouters-pins-with-a-point/

Tips for deducting Scouting-related expenses on your income tax return

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Did you know that you can deduct Scouting related expenses on your taxes? Check out http://blog.scoutingmagazine.org/2011/03/03/tax-time/ for full details.


Scout Supply Clearance Event to Start 2014

A Sizzling Clearance Event…
One of Many Awesome Reasons to Shop!


Who wouldn’t want to save money after the holidays and be able to choose from a best selection of BSA® markdowns?

So start 2014 with some sweet deals up to 50% off on gear for the new year… you’ll find steals in every Scouting category. But remember, these items are sure to go fast so shop now!

Some supplies may be limited selection may vary online and at Scout Shops.

Gently Used Uniforms Available

If you or someone you know is looking for a gently used uniform, Carloyn Kirby has some shirts and shorts available. To inquire about getting uniforms parts just email Carolyn at cbk97031@gorge.net . She is happy to help you. If you have uniforms that you no longer use or need Carolyn will also take those and make them available to other who may need them. Thanks for all you do Carolyn!

New Manager and Store Hours for Longview Scout Shop

In a message from Jim Hill, Director of Support Services

We are pleased to announce Mike Mealy is joining the council team as the new Longview store manager as of today. Mike has been a great local Scout leader for his troop and crew in the Chinook District and has been a dependable district store volunteer. He looks forward to providing great service to the Chinook, Ft. Clatsop and Ft. Vancouver customers who rely on the Longview store for Scouting supplies.

The Longview store will be closed April 3-7 for spring cleaning.  The store will reopen Monday, April 8 with new, easy-to-remember hours:

Beginning April 8: Monday, Wednesday, & Friday 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Saturday 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

12 days of Christmas sale at scoutstuff.org

Scoutstuff.org is running a 12 days of Christmas sale. There is a different special each day of the sale.

For details go to http://www.scoutstuff.org/12-days-2012?SRC=ET&ET_CID=ET_12dayssignup_11272012&Page=Image+-+www.scoutstuff.org%2f&ET_RID=