Tag Archives: Boy Scouts

VFW Honors Top Teacher, Boy Scout at Recognition Ceremony

On March 15th the Wallace W. Gillespie Memorial Post #4958 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars held a recognition ceremony to honor a local Boy Scout as well as a top educator in the community. VFW Post 4958 Quartermaster Dale Bienusa, presented Jacob Kapfer a VFW Post Certificate of Recognition for his exceptional commitment and […]

Local Boy Scouts  Attend National Jamboree in West Virginia

Two local Boy Scouts, Caleb Hammond and Reilly Shoemaker, joined a contingent of 38 other scouts from the Mississippi River Valley Council in the Quincy/Burlington area to attend the 2017 National Boy Scout Jamboree at Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia. The 10-day event occurs once every four years since 1935, and is attended by […]

Burning Eagle Patrol Revives Local Boy Scout Program

For the first time in ten years Memphis has a Troop of Boy Scouts and they are ready to soar. Memphis Cub Scout Pack 97 recently bridged five young men into the Boy Scout program which led to the reactivation of Troop 97.  The Troop, which has dubbed themselves the “Burning Eagle Patrol” includes Scouts […]