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District Committee  Workshop- November 22.

Anyone interested in participating in District Committees, Charter Org Reps, Unit Leaders, etc.

This is a great opportunity to learn more about how Scouting is performed on a district level to help support the units and programs.

More information to come…

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Job Opportunity with the Montana Council

Sales Associate Position

Closing Date: November 10th, 2014

Location: Great Falls, MT

Start date – Immediately

Part-time position

20-25 hours per week


Primary Duties:

Assist Senior Sales Associate in daily tasks such as:  Answer phone, receive and stock vendor merchandise orders, receive/fulfill/ship customer orders, fill backorders, data entry, stock shelves, clean and organize store and other duties as assigned by Sr. Sales Associate.

Qualities & Skills:

Self-motivated, team player with a positive can do attitude. Must be able to deliver high level of customer service to walk in customers, phone customers as well as co-workers.  Computer experience a must: (Excel and Outlook.)  Knowledge of Scouting would be helpful.

Please submit cover letter and resume to:

Deb Kovalicky

110 E Broadway

4th floor

Missoula, MT 59847


If you have any questions please call Deb at 406-926-1810 or 406-544-7850

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Community service opportunity this week! Oct 28-Nov 1

The GFHS Sparkettes Haunted House needs volunteers for its weeklong run.  There will be a variety of tasks/roles available for participants.  Performances are Monday thru Thursday 7-9pm, Friday 7pm-12am and Saturday 7-11pm.  Volunteers are asked to please be there by 5pm.  You’ll be fed dinner.  The location is 4800 10th Ave S, the old Big R store building.  Please call Kathy Korona at 788-1016.  As always, activities intended for community service hours should be approved in advance by unit leaders.

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Popcorn Sale Final Frenzy!!

Don’t miss out on FUN and prizes!

final frenzy

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Recharter Support Night October 14 at Great Falls East Stake Center

Every unit is welcomed and encouraged to attend the recharter support night on Tuesday, October 14, 6:30 pm at the Mormon church behind the Eagles Manor. We ask that every unit representative bring a laptop and a current unit roster. The goal is to get every unit’s recharter complete in a brief online session. Barring that, we hope to get close to the above goal, and/or spread goodwill at the same time, as recharter can be a burden. See you there.

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Lewis and Clark District Meeting October 7 at 6:30 pm Great Falls East Stake Center

All District Committee Members are urged to attend, and any interested scouter/parent is invited to attend to see how Scouts operates at the district level.  Below is our agenda for this meeting.  See you then.      Peter

Committee Meeting
Lewis & Clark District
Montana Council
October 7, 2014
6:30 PM

1. Call to order- Peter Jennings, District Chair

2. Opening ceremony- 5 min

3. Welcome and Introductions- 5 min

4. Team Building- Peter Jennings- 10 min

5. Recognitions- Dustin Shoemake- 5 min

6. District Chairman Report- Peter Jennings, District Chair.- 5 min

7. Unit service. Unit conditions and roundtables- Rex Jewett, District Commissioner- 5 min

8. Operating committee meetings- 15 min

9. Reports and plans of operating committee meetings – 10 min.
What was accomplished in the past month?
What plans have been made to accomplish during the next month?
Finance Committee
Membership Committee
Activities and Civic Service Committee
Advancement and Recognition Committee
Camping and Outdoor Promotion Committee
Training Committee

10. Reports of special committees and selected chartered organization representatives.

11. Other business (open forum if time permits)

12. District Executive Report- 5 min
a) Popcorn Rally
b) Charter Renewal Support Date
c) Upcoming Training

Next meeting time: November 4, 2014

12. Closing ceremony.

13. Adjournment.

Cub Scout Promise
I, (say your name), promise
To do my DUTY to GOD
And my Country
To HELP other people, and
To OBEY the LAW of the Pack

Law of the Pack
The Cub Scout follows Akela.
The Cub Scout helps the pack go.
The pack helps the Cub Scout grow.
The Cub Scout gives goodwill.

Cub Scout Motto


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Coat Drive

By Char Ross

Troop 43 is looking for a Boy Scout Troop and/or Cub Scout Pack to take over the Annual Coat & Warm Clothing Drive scheduled for Sat, Oct 25th. If your unit is interested, please contact Char Ross at 899-8851 or e-mail at

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Big Red sighting confirmed at Fall Camporee ;)… but still no Cubby :(

Sources have verified the awesome presence of Big Red himself at the Copper Creek Campground during this past weekend’s Fall Camporee.

Contrary to popular suspicion, Big Red is not Paul Grosvold, Scoutmaster of the victorious Troop 1.  That said, Paul and Company earned top honors for their winning performance in the Knot Challenge, Forestry Skills, Fishing, Astronomy 101, and Camp Setup this weekend at the camporee.  By all eyewitness accounts, Paul and his team will be tough to beat at the next District Klondike Derby.

But Big Red… see for yourself at the Popcorn Sale Kickoff Rally this Saturday 9:30am at the Scout Office.  Bring Mom and Dad and Grandma and Grandpa too.  See you there!

But still no cubby…  If you see him, give him a hug.  It’ll do you both some good.

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Results from Fall Camporee 2014

Thank you to all that helped to make the 2014 Fall Camporee a really fun event. I am still sore from looking up so much at all the stars, and from the 5 mile hike. I was so impressed by the men from Carroll Collage Astronomy to do this with their limited free time. Many thanks to my Committee members as I would not have been able to do it without you.

The following are the winners

First Place Troop 1 ……Mountain Lions
Second Place Troop 28…..Carnivorous Watermelons
Third Place troop 28……Scorpions

Good work by all the Troops and the Leaders

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October Eagle Board DATE CHANGE

By Keith Hasbrouk

To all:

Due to a scheduling conflict with Peace Lutheran Church.  The October Eagle Board will NOT be on October 7th.  We are pushing it to October 21 at 7:00PM.  Again for those of you that did not get it.  The October Eagle Board will be ON OCTOBER 21 at 7:00PM at Peace Lutheran Church.

Feel free to respond with any questions.

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