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9/11 Memorial Project

Posted on Aug 26 2016 - 4:05pm

It will be fifteen years since the tragedy of September 11, 2001. September 11 attacks killed 2,996 people and injured more than 6,000 others. These immediate deaths included 265 on the four planes, 2,606 in the World Trade Center and in the surrounding area, and 125 at the Pentagon. Cal Expo and the State Fair will be hosting a special event at Cal Expo to observe this day that changed the world. On Sunday, September 11, 2016, Boy Scouts have been asked to place almost 3,000 flags on the lawn in front of the Cal Expo entrance. Cal Expo will open the special 9/11 Exhibit at the Expo Center. Scouts have been asked to guide visitors to the special exhibit from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.  We have been invited to assist with the placing of flags or helping recover the flags at the end of the day in front of Cal Expo. Scouts will start positioning flags at 6:45 AM.  Please wear your class A uniform. We will take a group photo at7:45 AM in front of Cal Expo.  If your unit would like to pay honor to the victims of 9/11 please join us at Cal Expo. Parking will be free.  Everyone is welcome to visit the 9/11 Exhibit.  Please RSVP at pack281.net

Join us for our August Pack Meeting on Friday, August 26 @ 6:30 PM - Gold River Park

Posted on Aug 19 2016 - 4:44pm

Welcome back - hope everyone had a great first week of school! Join us for the August Pack Meeting - "#CUBSCOUTS - Friendly" Bring a friend - earn your Recruiter Badge!  Wear your Class A Uniform. Please bring your gently used and outgrown clothing to benefit the SJUSD Clothes Closet.Help students in SJUSD with this annual Pack Community Service Clothing Drive. It's time to pay for annual dues - please bring $80 (checks can be payable to Pack 281).  They are due by the September 23 Pack Meeting.

Recruitment Table at GRDC Back to School BBQ - Volunteers Needed

Posted on Aug 19 2016 - 4:41pm

We are looking for a couple volunteers to sit at a Pack 281 Recruitment table at the GRDC Back to School BBQ on Wednesday, August 24 - 5:30-7:30 PM.  If you are able to lend a hand, please email Louise (arias.louise@gmail.com).  Thank you!

Committee Chair and Quartermaster Volunteers Needed

Posted on Aug 19 2016 - 4:29pm

Are you looking for a way to help Pack 281? We need you! Committee Chair (oversee pack events, update weekly eBlast, pack website/PackMaster - a few hours/week) and Quartermaster (maintain pack storage unit on Coloma and transport materials to and from events - a couple hours/month) positions open. No experience needed - we will help you learn anything needed! Please contact Louise (arias.louise@gmail.com) if you can help out! 

Need a Popcorn Show and Sell FUNdraiser Chair(s) ASAP - One Weekend - Last Plea!

Posted on Aug 19 2016 - 4:28pm

We need a chair in order to have a Show and Sell weekend.  Our Pack relies on this single fundraiser to help pay for events, advancements, and items for our Scouts throughout the year.  We have been able to keep our annual dues at the same level for years due to our outstanding success with this one fundraiser. We have all information (and past years forms, emails, etc.) on how to do this - just need someone to carry it out!  Please email Louise if you are interested:arias.louise@gmail.com Here are the things that the Chair(s) would be responsible for: Schedule Show and Sell venue for one weekend; Email leaders/Pack; Create times/organize dens; Set-up/Clean up each day; Pick up $/replenish inventory every 2 hours; and Reconcile $/inventory/credit for scouts.

Family Overnight Safari at the Sacramento Zoo - 8/5-6

Posted on Jul 13 2016 - 10:27am

Register at saczoo.org/overnight - as of 7/13, there were 7 spaces left! This year, our "Fall Overnight" will take place on August 5-6 at the Sacramento Zoo at their Family Overnight Safari! Be sure to register early before spaces are filled! This fun-filled educational evening will guide you through all that our nighttime Zoo has to offer.This is a perfect opportunity to see animal behaviors you may not have seen before.  For more information:  http://www.saczoo.org/overnight#details

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