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By Lesa Jansen and Lesa Jansen,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | March 8, 2002
BOY SCOUTS AND Cub Scouts in Mount Airy canvassed more than 2,000 homes last weekend in their biggest effort for a community food drive. Mount Airy Boy Scout Troops 460 and 428 and Cub Scout Pack 460 collected 3,600 pounds of food for Carroll County Food Sunday, a food bank in Westminster that serves all of Carroll County. "Scouting teaches a number of values. It teaches kids to be self-reliant and gives them leadership roles," said Bill Blonkowski, a coordinator for the local food drive.
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AEGIS STAFF REPORT | April 8, 2013
Harford County Executive David R. Craig recently recognized Scouts and Scout leaders from the Boy Scouts of America, Baltimore Area Council, for the upcoming 2013 "Scouting for Food" campaign. Several Scouts and Scout leaders were greeted by Craig at his office and presented with a donation of two bags of food. "Scouting for Food" is a food collection effort carried out by the Boy Scouts, Venture Scouts, Cub Scouts and adult volunteers from scouting organizations and local communities.
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By Maureen Rice and Maureen Rice,Contributing Writer | March 8, 1993
What do Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, the National Guard and Giant Food have in common?They all helped to feed the hungry in the Scouting for Food program, which this year brought more than 20,000 pounds of nonperishable grocery items to Carroll County Food Sunday."
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April 14, 2012
WESTMINSTER - This weekend, Boy Scouts from area troops have been distributing food collection bags to homes as part of the national Scouting for Food drive. Residents are asked to fill the bags with non-perishable food items and leave the filled bags outside their doors for the Scouts to collect on Saturday, April 21. The food will be used to replenish the empty shelves of local food pantries and feeding programs. Last year, the effort by more than 10,000 individuals throughout the Scouts' Baltimore Area Council provided more than 500,000 pounds of food to pantries throughout central Maryland.
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March 10, 1991
Cub and Boy Scouts contributed more than 80,000 pounds of food to the county food bank last week during the third annual Scouting for Food program."It was up from past years, about 50 percent more than last year," said Kevin LesCallette, district director for the Four Rivers District, which encompasses Cub Scout and Boy Scout troops in northern Anne Arundel County and southeastern Baltimore City."
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By Ellie Baublitz and Ellie Baublitz,Contributing Writer | February 21, 1994
Carroll County Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts will join other metropolitan area Scouts on Saturday to distribute more than 300,000 plastic grocery bags to residents in the organization's seventh annual Scouting for Food drive for the hungry."
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By Pat Brodowski and Pat Brodowski,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | February 26, 1997
FROM THE FIRST strike of Neal Owings' gavel at 10 a.m. Saturday, expect the out of the ordinary at Snyder's Auction House on Mott Avenue in Hampstead.The auction will benefit Boy Scout Troop 380. Scouts have been requesting donations from area businesses for about a year, and you never know what might turn up."A lot of times, we get surprise visits. Some local folks, without a relation to the troop, come in the door with, say, a bushel of potatoes, just to help," said Tom Osborne, a former scoutmaster who is the troop's Scout emeritus.
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By Rosalie Falter and Rosalie Falter,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | April 5, 1997
GET YOUR family and friends together and attend the indoor craft show and flea market from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at St. John Lutheran Church, 300 W. Maple Road.In addition to crafts and flea market items, the Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America of St. John will sell food and soft drinks for lunch. Spaces rent for $12.50.Information: Mary Mende, 410-859-3151, or Lillian Warnken, 410-859-1577.Woman's club meetingOfficers and committee chairwomen of the Woman's Club of Linthicum Heights will report on the year's activities at theannual meeting at 10: 30 a.m. Tuesday at the clubhouse.
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By Donna Koros Stramella and Donna Koros Stramella,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | February 28, 2001
SEVENTEEN-YEAR-OLD James Harmon says he likes being part of a team. That group appeal was one of the aspects that drew him into the Cub Scouts when he was 10. After moving through the various ranks of Scouting, he recently achieved the Boy Scouts' highest honor. Jim, a junior at Glen Burnie High School, will receive his Eagle Scout award during a spring ceremony. For his final project, he laid a stone walkway and outlined a garden area at Lake Waterford Park in Pasadena. The 1,200-square-foot area was completed with assistance from area businesses, which donated stone, and members of Troop 474, who donated the elbow grease.
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By Donna Koros Stramella and Donna Koros Stramella,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | February 23, 2000
MANY PEOPLE are quick to respond when they hear about children going to bed hungry every night. But while it's easy to write a check or donate canned goods, taking the solidarity approach is a road less traveled. The youth at Faith Baptist Church will raise money and gain a personal understanding of hunger during "30-Hour Famine" on Friday and Saturday. The famine is part of an annual nationwide effort by World Vision, a 50-year-old nonprofit Christian relief and development organization.
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February 28, 2003
The Amanda Center will sponsor an evening for youth from 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. tomorrow at St. Paul's Episcopal Church near Woodbine. The youth-oriented program will offer pizza, dessert, movies and games. All area middle and high school-aged youth are welcome. The church is at 16457 Old Frederick Road off Woodbine Road. Information: 410-489-4411. Boy Scout troop seeks food drive donations Boy Scout Troop and Cub Scout Pack 460 will hold their annual Scouting for Food drive tomorrow to collect donations for area food banks.
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By Lesa Jansen and Lesa Jansen,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | March 8, 2002
BOY SCOUTS AND Cub Scouts in Mount Airy canvassed more than 2,000 homes last weekend in their biggest effort for a community food drive. Mount Airy Boy Scout Troops 460 and 428 and Cub Scout Pack 460 collected 3,600 pounds of food for Carroll County Food Sunday, a food bank in Westminster that serves all of Carroll County. "Scouting teaches a number of values. It teaches kids to be self-reliant and gives them leadership roles," said Bill Blonkowski, a coordinator for the local food drive.
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By Donna Koros Stramella and Donna Koros Stramella,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | February 28, 2001
SEVENTEEN-YEAR-OLD James Harmon says he likes being part of a team. That group appeal was one of the aspects that drew him into the Cub Scouts when he was 10. After moving through the various ranks of Scouting, he recently achieved the Boy Scouts' highest honor. Jim, a junior at Glen Burnie High School, will receive his Eagle Scout award during a spring ceremony. For his final project, he laid a stone walkway and outlined a garden area at Lake Waterford Park in Pasadena. The 1,200-square-foot area was completed with assistance from area businesses, which donated stone, and members of Troop 474, who donated the elbow grease.
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By Donna Koros Stramella and Donna Koros Stramella,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | February 23, 2000
MANY PEOPLE are quick to respond when they hear about children going to bed hungry every night. But while it's easy to write a check or donate canned goods, taking the solidarity approach is a road less traveled. The youth at Faith Baptist Church will raise money and gain a personal understanding of hunger during "30-Hour Famine" on Friday and Saturday. The famine is part of an annual nationwide effort by World Vision, a 50-year-old nonprofit Christian relief and development organization.
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By Heather Tepe | February 24, 1999
MAGGIE BUYS some Beanie Babies. Some sell for $12 each, others for $5.99. If she spent $41.97, how many of each did she buy?You may be momentarily stumped by this puzzle, but the 13 students enrolled in Swansfield Elementary School's fifth-grade gifted and talented mathematics class can quickly tell you the answer.The question is included in the "Solve It!" competition, a national problem-solving challenge run by the University of Delaware.Last year, Swansfield placed second out of 96 teams of fourth-, fifth- and sixth-grade competitors from across the nation.
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By Rosalie Falter and Rosalie Falter,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | April 5, 1997
GET YOUR family and friends together and attend the indoor craft show and flea market from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at St. John Lutheran Church, 300 W. Maple Road.In addition to crafts and flea market items, the Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America of St. John will sell food and soft drinks for lunch. Spaces rent for $12.50.Information: Mary Mende, 410-859-3151, or Lillian Warnken, 410-859-1577.Woman's club meetingOfficers and committee chairwomen of the Woman's Club of Linthicum Heights will report on the year's activities at theannual meeting at 10: 30 a.m. Tuesday at the clubhouse.
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By Sandra L. Ormsbee and Sandra L. Ormsbee,Contributing Writer | February 19, 1995
The holidays are over and many people are eager to lose the extra pounds they gained, but area food banks are starving."From here on in is a big problem, because people are more giving during the holidays, but, as the motto says, 'Hunger takes no holiday,' " said the Rev. William McNally, executive director of Harford/Cecil Food Bank. "People go hungry all year long."I have enough food to get me through this month, but I don't have enough to get through March yet. That's the reason for the food drive.
NEWS
May 27, 1992
USNA Plebe sponsors soughtThe U.S. Naval Academy is looking for area families to sponsor midshipmen from the Class of 1996.This year, about 220 midshipmen from around the country will enter the academy. The academy recommends that potential sponsors live within 22 miles of the academy.The deadline to apply is July 1. Sponsors will be notified during the last two weeks of the month. Academy officials will meet with the sponsors to answer questions Aug. 1.They will meet their mids during Plebe Parents' Weekend, Aug. 14-16.
NEWS
By Pat Brodowski and Pat Brodowski,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | February 26, 1997
FROM THE FIRST strike of Neal Owings' gavel at 10 a.m. Saturday, expect the out of the ordinary at Snyder's Auction House on Mott Avenue in Hampstead.The auction will benefit Boy Scout Troop 380. Scouts have been requesting donations from area businesses for about a year, and you never know what might turn up."A lot of times, we get surprise visits. Some local folks, without a relation to the troop, come in the door with, say, a bushel of potatoes, just to help," said Tom Osborne, a former scoutmaster who is the troop's Scout emeritus.
NEWS
By Sandra L. Ormsbee and Sandra L. Ormsbee,Contributing Writer | February 19, 1995
The holidays are over and many people are eager to lose the extra pounds they gained, but area food banks are starving."From here on in is a big problem, because people are more giving during the holidays, but, as the motto says, 'Hunger takes no holiday,' " said the Rev. William McNally, executive director of Harford/Cecil Food Bank. "People go hungry all year long."I have enough food to get me through this month, but I don't have enough to get through March yet. That's the reason for the food drive.
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