March - April 2003
Anniversaries of 50 years or more (in multiples of five years) will be posted
within 30 days following the publication of each issue of Scouting magazine,
if received by the first day of the month of the issue's publication (i.e., March. 1
for the September issue). Use our online form to send your
announcements or mail them (including name and address or phone number of a person
to contact) to Unit Anniversaries, Scouting Magazine, S204, P.O. Box 152079,
Irving, TX 75015-2079.
- Troop 1 - Mount Vernon, WA
- 90th anniversary in February, 2003. Troop 1 of Mount Vernon, Wash.,
has been chartered to the First Baptist Church of Mount Vernon since
our founding in 1913. Troop 1 will be celebrating its 90th anniversary
this summer and we are looking for all past members to help celebrate
this exciting event. Please contact our Scoutmaster, Garrett Longhini,
by phone at (360) 840-7877 or via e-mail at email@example.com
and include your name, highest rank, years of membership as well as
contact information. Date of the event is TBA.
- Troop 44 - Van Alstyne, TX.
- 90th anniversary in March, 2003. We will celebrate at the Scout hut
on 5th Street the weekend of March 1. Old photos and articles will
be displayed, with our letter of congratulations from President
Bush. We will be unveiling our State of Texas historical marker
recognizing us as one of the oldest troops in the U.S.A. and Texas,
the first in Grayson County, and the first integrated troop in our
council. We will have food and fun. All ex-Scouts and Scout leaders
of Troop 44 are welcome, as well as anyone else who would like to
help us celebrate our 90th year.
- Troop 21 - Bluff Park, AL
- 85th anniversary in March, 2003. This year marks our troop's 85th
anniversary. We are planning a reunion of all present and past
troop members, for this spring. Contact Douglas W. Graham Sr.,
assistant Scoutmaster (205) 822-6894, hamSr@charter.net.
- Ship 24 - Houston, TX.
- 80th anniversary in January, 2003 Ship 24 also known as the "Jolly
Roger"...the oldest Sea Scout Ship in America celebrates the 80th
anniversary of it's founding with a reunion and special landship
ceremony. A special unit patch is being made for the occasion.
- Troop 72 - Westfield, NJ
- 80th anniversary in March, 2003. Boy Scout Troop 72 is looking
for all former members to celebrate the 80th anniversary year
of Troop 72's charter. We'd like to hear from former Scouts
or leaders who were part of the Presbyterian Church of Westfield
Boy Scout Troop 72. Contact Diana Kazazis, (908) 654-8783
- Troop 350 - Brighton, MI
- 75th anniversary in May, 2003. Troop 350, chartered to the Brighton
Rotary Club, announces its 75th anniversary celebration scheduled
for May 17, 2003 with a reception and dinner. All current and former
Scouts and Scouters are invited to the Brighton Boy Scout/Community
Center for the event. RSVP to the contact below. The troop will be
publishing a yearbook covering its 75 years. Please send stories,
pictures and other memorabilia for inclusion in the yearbook.
Contact Rob Humphrey, (734) 449-1143, firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Troop 904 - Colville, WA
- 75th anniversary in December, 2003. The troop is chartered to the
Colville Kiwanis. A 75th anniversary banquet is scheduled for
November 2003. Contact should be made with Scoutmaster Chuck Mccomb
or committee chairperson Adina McComb. All past troop members are
invited. Contact Chuck or Adina McComb (509) 684-2460,
- Troop 90 - Utica, MI
- 60th anniversary in February, 2003. Troop 90, chartered to the
Knights of Columbus, St. Lawrence Council #2905, Utica, MI,
- Troop 113 - Webster, NY
- 50th anniversary in June, 2003. Troop 113, chartered to the United
Church of Christ, Webster, N.Y., is celebrating its 50th anniversary
Friday, June 27, 2003. All current and former Scouts, leaders, and
friends are invited to attend the celebration. For more information,
email the troop at email@example.com, or visit our Web site at
- Troop 165 - Spencerport, NY
- 50th anniversary in February, 2003. Spencerport N.Y. The troop is
looking for past members and leaders to attend the anniversary party,
tentatively scheduled for summer 2003. If you are a past member, or
if you know of someone, please contact us so we can add the name and
address to our guest list. Also, Troop 165 is looking for old photos
and other memorabilia such as uniforms, awards, banners, etc., from
the past 50 years that we can exhibit at the anniversary party. All
photos and items will be returned. Please contact Dale Kellerson,
(585) 352-0695, firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Troop 152 - Lexington, Ohio
- 50th anniversary August 3, 2003, 1 p.m. at Camp Avery Hand, Mansfield,
Ohio. Troop 152 would like to invite all active and former Scouts,
Scouters, and friends to this gala event. Proud and strong, Troop
152 will offer a seven-color, fully embroidered anniversary patch
to all who attend. Food, drink, and an afternoon full of fun and
reminiscence will highlight the event. Stories will be told, and
the swimming pool will be open. Pack 152 Scouts, Scouters, and
friends are also invited. For volunteer opportunities, more
information, or registration to keep your address current, please
contact Dick Ferrell.
- Troop 777 - Bel Air, MD
- 50th anniversary in May, 2003. We would like to thank our chartered
organization, The Bel Air United Methodist Church, for 50 years of
support. The troop will be celebrating with a banquet September 20,
2003 at the Bel Air United Methodist Church. If you are a past Scout
or Scouter, please join us in the celebration. Contact Michael Haupt
- Troop 742 - Livonia, MI
- 50th anniversary in April, 2004 We will celebrating this fall and
are looking for former members to participate. St. Matthew's United
Methodist Church was made up from Livonia Methodist and Hope Chapel
E.U.B. Livonia. Contact: Rodney J. Beckwith III (517) 548-6722,
- Troop 147 - Christiansburg, VA.
- 50th anniversary in June, 2004 Boy Scout Troop 147 is looking for all
former members to celebrate the 50th anniversary year of Troop 147's
charter. We'd like to hear from former Scouts or leaders who were part
of Boy Scout Troop 147 chartered by the Belmont II Ruritans.
- Troop 184 - River Edge, NJ.
- 50th anniversary in June, 2003 St. Peter the Apostle Parish, chartered
organization of Boy Scout Troop 184, is planning a 50th anniversary dinner
June 7, 2003, with all current and former Scouts, leaders, and their
families. Local officials will be invited to attend. We want to hear
from you! Please plan to attend this festive occasion June 7, 2003.
Call us at (201) 261-7784 and tell us your address information so we
can keep you informed as we get closer to the big event. Please pass
this information on to others that you know from present and past
Troop 184. If you have a great story or memorabilia related to Troop
184, please let us know so that we can incorporate it into our
- Troop 12 - Maywood, NJ.
- 50th anniversary in March, 2003 Maywood Boy Scout Troop 12 will
celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2003. The troop is looking for
past members and leaders to attend the anniversary party, tentatively
scheduled for March 2003. If you are a past member, or if you know
of someone, please contact us so we can add the name and address
to our guest list. Also, Troop 12 is looking for old photos and
other memorabilia such as uniforms, awards, banners, etc., from
the past 50 years that we can exhibit at the anniversary party.
All photos and items will be returned. Please contact Rob Coonce,
(212) 576-5523, email@example.com.
- Troop 37 - Paterson, NJ
- 50th Anniversary, February 8, 2003. Troop 37 will be celebrate
its anniversary beginning with a 5 P.M. mass at its chartered
organization, St George's Catholic Church, 408 Getty Ave,
Paterson, NJ. A banquet in the church basement will follow
the service. All former Scouts, Scout leaders, and friends
are invited to attend this celebration. A Troop 37 50th
Anniversary, commemorative patch will be given. For more
information contact the rectory at (973) 742-0350.
- Troop 41 - Demopolis, AL
- 50th Anniversary in February, 2003. Chartered to the Methodist
Men's Club of the First United Methodist Church, Demopolis, AL,
Troop 41 will celebrate 50 years of continuous charter in
February 2003. A special 50th birthday Court of Honor is planned.
Please contact Scoutmaster Jim Ellis or any committee member for
details. All Troop 41 members, leaders, and alumni are invited!
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