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Memorial Day Flag Placement - May 27, 2017



What: Memorial Day Flag Placement
When: Saturday, May 27, 2017
Where: Meet in the LAUMC parking lot at 7:00 AM SHARP!
             Scouts will be transported in volunteer driver vehicles to the Golden Gate Nat'l Cemetery in San Bruno, CA
              (1300 Sneath Lane, San Bruno  94066; 650-589-7737)  https://www.cem.va.gov/cems/nchp/goldengate.asp
Who: All Troop 33 Scouts
Cost: $0
SIC: TBD
SMIC: Jeff DeAngelis
Activity Coordinator: Nancy Webb

Details

Annually, Troop 33 Scouts, their families, and friends, join fellow Cub, Boy, and Girl Scouts from all over the Bay area to place an American flag at each of the 112,700 graves at the Golden Gate National Cemetery in San Bruno in honor of the men and women who bravely served our country and gave the ultimate sacrifice.  There is no better way to start the Memorial Weekend than by participating in this solemn event while earning Service hours for your next rank and a commemorative patch. 

Dress is Class A Uniform.  Bring warm layers and a rain jacket as it can be misty and cool in the morning. 

Please fill out the BSA Activity Consent Form and give it to Scoutmaster Webb at the beginning of the next three (3) troop meetings (May 9, 16, or 23).  Please note both a parent plus the scout himself will need to sign this form.

Agenda

We will assemble at the LAUMC parking lot at 7:00 AM and leave for the cemetery no later than 7:15AM.  A brief Opening Ceremony will begin at 8:30AM followed by the placing of the flags in our designated area. We will be back at LAUMC no later than noon.

PLEASE NOTE:  If you plan to participate in the Montara Day Hike immediately following this event, please be sure to bring a snack as you will not eat lunch until you reach Montara.  A(lso, bring a sack lunch or money to purchase lunch in Montara).  Drivers will transport those Scouts to the Montara Day Hike event from the Cemetery.
Please also bring:  10 essentials, boots, and a change of clothes for the hike.


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