All Scouts are invited to attend the 2014 Memorial Day Flag Placement at Marietta National Cemetery, on Saturday, May 24. This is a great way to honor those who have given their lives in service to our country and to teach Scouts about our rich heritage and the history of the Marietta area. Complete information is at www.foothillsbsa.org/flags
The Chris Schornak Eagle Scout Memorial Scholarship Fund announces that its first scholarship award will be given in 2014. Cobb County Eagle Scouts are eligible for the scholarship, which this year will be $500. The fund was established in memory of Chris Schornak, an Eagle Scout from Troop 75 who was killed in action in Iraq in 2006.
The 2014 revision of the Eagle Scout Rank Application form, which includes Cooking MB as a required item and includes Sustainability MB as an alternate for Environment Science, is now available at http://www.scouting.org/filestore/pdf
Congratulations to Gail Allen, Rob Taylor, Dave Bottoms, and Jim Talerico, this year's recipients of the Foothills District Award of Merit. The District Award of Merit is the highest honor a Scouting district can bestow upon volunteers. Recipients are chosen from peer-submitted nominations, based upon outstanding service to Scouting and the community at large. The award was presented at the annual Foothills District Recognition Banquet on January 31, 2014.
The Atlanta Area Council has created new "Super Trained" and "Super Trainer" awards for Scouters who have gone above and beyond the basic training requirements. For requirement details Download the Flyer.