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Water conservation

Water conservation is becoming an important focus in communities all over the country, especially in my home state of California. Considering about 12 percent of the U.S. population lives in…

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Vogue article proves the words ‘Eagle Scout’ speak volumes

You’ll find positive mentions of Eagle Scouts all over newspapers and TV. But one place I wasn’t expecting to see a reference to Scouting’s highest honor was in Vogue magazine. I’m not a…

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Syracuse Scouts Promote Popcorn Sales on Local Television Show

Local Scouts from the Boy Scouts of America Longhouse Council in Syracuse, New York appeared live on television on Friday morning, Sept. 12, 2014, to promote popcorn sales. Four Scouts,…

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Esquire: “Are There Still Boy Scouts?”

In October’s edition of Esquire, Mike Sager profiles our national president, Dr. Robert M. Gates and the Boy Scouts of America.  Here’s a sneak peak of the story, available on newsstands…

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2,977 flags: Scouts honor Sept. 11 victims with patriotic display in Washington Township

By Michelle Caffrey, South Jersey Times  (The Boy Scouts of America Communications Department was not involved in the creation of this content.) Edmond Fellona was only 2 years old when four American…

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Bass Pro Shops holding Boy Scouts fundraiser

The Times, From Staff Reports SPRINGFIELD, Missouri – For the fifth consecutive year, Bass Pro Shops is hosting Boy Scout Month in September at stores across the country. Bass Pro…

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How Three Brands Learned to Talk to America’s Youth

ADWEEK: How Three Brands Learned to Talk to America’s Youth Targeting digital natives The Boy Scouts of America is synonymous with building character, confidence and camaraderie—and more recently, digital savvy….

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Remembering S. Truett Cathy, Silver Buffalo Recipient

S. Truett Cathy, founder and chairman emeritus of Chick-fil-A, died Monday, Sept. 8, 2014. Born March 14, 1921, in Eatonton, Georgia, Cathy and his brother Ben opened their first restaurant, called…

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Remembering Joan Rivers, a friend of Scouting

Though her comedy was rarely Scout-appropriate, Joan Rivers, who died today at age 81, was a friend of Scouting. In New York City, the comedian and TV host helped raise camperships so Scouts in the…

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In the 1960s, the NFL’s Minnesota Vikings sponsored an Explorer post

These Explorers were more than ready for some football. That’s why in 1965 a group of guys got together to form Explorer Post 467, sponsored by the Minnesota Vikings Football Club. For its bimonthly meetings,…

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