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Chris Schornak Memorial Eagle Scout Scholarship Fund – 2021 Annual Update

The Fund is currently at $23,712.00. In addition, we continue to get periodic donations – Thank you! Our goal is to sustain an annual scholarship of $1000 when the Fund reaches $50,000. The Fund continues to accept donations – these may be sent in care of Central States Bank (formerly Charter Bank), Chris Schornak Memorial Eagle Scout Scholarship Fund, 3324 Canton Rd, Marietta, GA 30066. Checks should be made out to the Chris Schornak Memorial Eagle Scout Scholarship Fund. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me – 770-516-9120. Your donation is tax-deductible.

An article regarding Chris originally appearing the Military Times can be found at http://thefallen.militarytimes.com/army-staff-sgt-christopher-j-schornak/1570073. His son will be 17 this year.

We will award our seventh scholarship this year.  The 2019 Scholarship will be $500.  The application will be available through the Foothills District Website.  The deadline for applying is April 15, 2019.  The Scholarship Award will be made at the Flag Placement Ceremony at Marietta National Cemetery on May 25, 2019.  Eagle Scouts who are High School Seniors or are currently enrolled in a college, university, vocational school or junior college are eligible.  They must have lived in Cobb County at the time of earning the Rank of Eagle Scout or have been the member of a Venture Crew/Boy Scout Troop chartered in Cobb County at the time of achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.  See the application for additional information.  If you have questions, you may contact me at 770-516-9120.

More information and 2021 Scholarship Application can be found HERE.

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March Roundtable THIS THURSDAY!

Greetings Foothills Scouting Family!

Please join the District Roundtable Team at our Virtual Roundtable this Thursday. The team has been hard at work putting together an awesome program!

Clicking this link should direct you to the registration page – Meeting Registration – Zoom

If not, it is in the body of the attached agendas.

Please advise any questions.

Scout on!

Scott Hawley
District Commissioner
Foothills District – Atlanta Area Council

 

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2021 Woodruff & Bert Adams Camp Staff Needed!

Both Woodruff & Bert Adams are now hiring Summer Camp Staff for 2021!
Working on camp staff offers you the opportunity to learn new skills outside of a classroom. Improve your public speaking, teach classes, manage projects or become certified in a skill such as lifeguarding or shooting sports.
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2021 District Banquet Recap

Looks like the Virtual Foothills District Banquet was a big success, shout out to everyone who helped make it happen! For anyone who missed it, or for those who just want to see it again, a lot of great photos were taken and passed along to me courtesy of Fred Feltmann.

PowerPoint Presentation: https://bit.ly/3jN4Hfj
Full Photo Album: https://bit.ly/3p3G12S
Full Res Files for Download: https://bit.ly/36Tj2l7

2021 Banquet

If you have any photos that you would like to added to the above libraries to share with others, if you have just a few, you can email them to Webmaster@FoothillsBSA.org or if you have a lot, just shoot me an email and I will provide an upload location to you.

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Feb Roundtable

Greetings Scouters:
 
Would You Be My Valentine and visit the Foothills Roundtable this Thursday, 7:30. The Zoom information is below and on the attached agenda…..and, while I have your attention, you are also invited to the Foothills virtual banquet/awards event on Friday evening…..It’s A Great Day for Scouting!
 
Wayne Marcinko
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Foothills District Banquet 2021

Greetings, Foothills Scouters.

Our District Banquet is rapidly approaching. Please save the date and plan to attend our celebration of the volunteers of Foothills District! Links to register are found in the attached flyer and https://atlantabsa-org.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYrc-uqrTwrHNajG7yY8t0ob95mCWSK7GLA.

Your Banquet Committee looks forward to seeing you on February 5 @ 7 PM via Zoom.

 

2021 Banquet Flyer Download

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Jan Roundtable

Happy New Year Foothills:
 
The first Roundtable meeting for 2021 will be this Thursday……seems like only yesterday we were all worried about Y2K!!  This will be a virtual event, Zoom info is below.  The agenda is attached and also includes the log-in information you need.   Please plan to visit, we have plenty of information to share………And we miss you when you don’t participate.
 
Yours in Scouting,
Wayne Marcinko
(Check your email for the zoom link!)

Agenda: Jan ’21

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Good Egg and District Award of Merit Nominations!

Good Egg Nominations:

All Foothills District Units can start submitting Good Egg Nominations for the 2020 year now! Please use the online form on the Good Egg Award Nomination page to submit your units Good Eggs. As a reminder, Good Egg Nominations should be submitted primarily by the unit leader or unit’s committee chair and please communicate within your unit to avoid multiple people submitting duplicate Good Egg Nominations.

 

District Award of Merit Nominations:

Did you know that its time to nominate your fellow scouters for the District Award of Merit? If you don’t know what the District Award of Merit is, you can learn about it and see a list of past recipients here. If you’ve nominated someone in the past who was not selected, it’s ok, you can absolutely nominate them again and provide additional info and letters of recommendation! To nominate someone, you can either fill out a f fillable PDF and send it in or use a Google Form, both available here. Please try and have nominations and supporting files in by Jan. 7th, 2021.

 

Chicken Pin Requirements:

The 2020 Chicken Pin requirements have been posted! Check out the “Chicken Pin” or under Forms to get the 2020 Form! Requirements, including recharter, must be completed by December 31, 2020 and Chicken Pin order forms and money are due by January 7, 2020! You cna also grab a copy of the form via the link below!

DOWNLOAD LINK: 2020 FOOTILL’S HONOR ROLL REQUIREMENTS

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Dec Roundtable

Season Greetings Scouters:

 

The last Foothills Roundtable for 2020 will be this Thursday…..Tracy Tachau is the featured speaker, and a special guest visit from Santa Claus.

 

Please join us for lots of information and some FUN!
The agenda is attached.

 

(Check your email for the zoom link!)

 

Merry Christmas,
Wayne Marcinko

 

Agenda: Dec’ 20

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2020 Good Egg Nominations are LIVE!

All Foothills District Units can start submitting Good Egg Nominations for the 2020 year now! Please use the online form on the Good Egg Award Nomination page to submit your units Good Eggs. As a reminder, Good Egg Nominations should be submitted primarily by the unit leader or unit’s committee chair and please communicate within your unit to avoid multiple people submitting duplicate Good Egg Nominations.