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2014-06-23 12:26:30

From Bears to Bugs, to Getting Lost - and Found! OTTAWA, June 23, 2014 /CNW/ - With this winter's Snowmageddon finally behind us, summer is here and camping is a great way for families, friends and the adventurous to get outdoors and enjoy the summer heat. From hiking, to swimming, to sitting around the campfire, camping should be enjoyed to the fullest. Scouts Canada wants to make sure Canadians stay safe while experiencing the great outdoors. Young or old, novice or...

2014-06-11 12:26:47

Non-Scouts can sign up now and still attend camp this summer - Registration for 2014 Summer Camp and 2014-2015 Scouting Programs now open OTTAWA, June 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Rock climbing, rappelling, canoeing, camping, hiking, archery and sailing are just some of the outdoor adventures that tens of thousands of youth across Canada will discover this summer with Scouts Canada. Girls and boys ages 5-26 can experience the excitement of summer camp at one of more than 125 Scouts Canada...

2014-06-10 23:14:11

Industry leader recognized for commitment to Scout’s values and community service. Blue Bell, PA (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Ray Mayo, Co-Founder and Managing Director of MayoSeitz Media, was recognized by the Cradle of Liberty Council of the Boy Scouts of America as its 2014 Communications Industry “Good Scout” Award winner. The award is given annually at the Cradle of Liberty Gala recognizing industry leaders. “I am thrilled and humbled to be recognized with this award. The Boy...

2014-06-05 12:24:27

Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland Council Takes Top Honors for the Third Straight Year in the Can Manufacturers Institute Recycling Contest WASHINGTON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Girls Scouts of Kansas Heartland Council receives National Recycling Champion award in the third annual Great American Can RoundUp (GACR) Scout Council Challenge by recycling 32,199 pounds of aluminum cans and generating more than $16,000 for scouting activities. The top recycling troop of the...

2014-05-28 12:23:40

Scoutrees provide an easy way for Canadians to offset their carbon footprint - More than 80 million Scoutrees planted since 1972 OTTAWA, May 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Scouts Canada is asking Canadians to help make our communities greener by supporting their annual Scoutrees program, which sees approximately 200,000 trees planted across the country each year during the spring and fall months. What began as only one tree being planted in 1972 has grown into a successful national...

2014-04-11 12:22:49

LONDON, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday April 13th, Kash Soni, a Cub Scout Leader from Greenford & District Scouts (12th Northolt Scout Group - West London), will be running the Virgin London Marathon 2014 to raise money for the UK Scout Association. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140411/680601 ) The London Marathon is one of the most prestigious marathons in the world, attracting some of best athletes and runners in...

2014-03-22 23:03:29

Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia and Amerigroup Georgia have partnered to help ensure that girls in Amerigroup families across the state can take advantage of all the opportunities and benefits that Girl Scouting provides. Research shows that an investment in Girl Scout membership can result in lifelong benefits for girls, including healthy lifestyles. Lizella, GA (PRWEB) March 22, 2014 A woman recalls how she would watch Girl Scouts pass her rural Georgia home in pairs during daily hikes...

2013-05-02 23:16:14

Alice B. Gibbons, M.D., FACOG, Summit Medical Group obstetrician/gynecologist, was recently honored by the Boy Scouts of America, Patriots Path Council, Summit, as a 2013 “Good Scout.” Berkeley Heights, NJ (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 Alice B. Gibbons, M.D., FACOG, Summit Medical Group obstetrician/gynecologist, was honored by the Boy Scouts of America, Patriots Path Council, Summit, as a 2013 “Good Scout.” Dr. Gibbons was recognized at the annual Summit Good Scout Award...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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