Archive for February, 2010

TSA Needs our help!

Posted: 9th February 2010 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

The Salvation Army has asked for the help of the Longhorn Council’s Scouts as several of our local food banks are in desperate need of any and all non-perishable food item donations. I gave them my word that Pack 317 would answer this call for help! They are needing: Packaged goods (rices, beans, pastas, stuffing, […]

Happy Birthday Boy Scouts!!!

Posted: 8th February 2010 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

Today marks the 100th birthday of Boy Scouts in the United States! And an article was featured on Scouting at the Fort Worth Star Telegram — read about it http://www.star-telegram.com/804/story/1953097.html What a great movement to be a part of!

BNSF Railroad Safety – Poster Contest

Posted: 8th February 2010 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

Every year Sid Richardson Scout Ranch (on Lake Bridgeport) has opportunities for families the weekends before and after Spring Break.  This year is no exception! You can camp on Saturday night or, if you want more time in the wilderness, go early and camp Friday AND Saturday night… attend Chapel on Sunday and then pack […]

Mustang District is on Facebook!

Posted: 7th February 2010 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

For those of you looking to stay in the loop with the Mustang District – and you’re plugged into Facebook — look them up!  It’s a great way to stay plugged in.

A Scout is Reverent – Today is Scout Sunday!

Posted: 7th February 2010 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

The Boy Scouts of America designates the Sunday that falls before February 8 (Scouting Anniversary Day) as Scout Sunday, which is the primary date to recognize the contributions of young people and adults to Scouting. If your sons wore their uniforms to church today, be sure to let your den leaders know so that they […]

Countdown to Blue & Gold

Posted: 6th February 2010 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

Have you purchased your tickets yet for the Blue & Gold banquet taking place February 27 from 4-6pm at Hidden Lakes Elementary?  This is a NOT TO BE MISSED EVENT!  As I’m sure you’ve heard and read, the Blue & Gold Banquet is not only a celebration of the anniversary of Scouting, but it’s also […]