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May Council-Wide Roundtable Follow Up

Thank you to everyone that joined us for the May 2021 Council-wide Roundtable.  We had a great meeting and we hope that all of the participants were able to get a lot of good information on how to KEEP SCOUTING and to do so safely. We shared that during the presentation we would share both...

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Join Us for Restart Scouting Summit – June 3

REGISTER TO ATTEND What is one of the most important meetings that your unit can attend to prepare for an awesome 2021 Scouting year?  The RESTART SCOUTING SUMMIT on June 3 at Camp Tuckahoe.  In place of Program Launch and the June Council-wide Roundtable, the New Birth of Freedom Council is inviting representatives from all...

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Wishing Deb Sweitzer All the Best In Her Retirement

Today, we said goodbye and best wishes in retirement to Deb Sweitzer, the New Birth of Freedom Council’s Accounting Specialist.  Not that she’s counting, but Deb shared that her tenure with the New Birth of Freedom Council and the York-Adams Area Council before that spanned 31 years, 8 months, and 22 days. Deb began her...

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2021 Silver Beaver Recipients Announced

The New Birth of Freedom Council is excited to announce that the following Scouters have been chosen to receive the Silver Beaver Award, the highest award that a local council can present for distinguished service to youth in the council: Bruce Apgar Brian Alpaugh Donna Baum Josh Brown Fred Gellert Bill McQuade David Olson Justin...

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April 2021 Council-Wide Roundtable Follow Up

Thank you to everyone that joined us for the April 2021 Council-wide Roundtable.  We had a great meeting and we hope that all of the participants were able to get a lot of good information on how to KEEP SCOUTING and to do so safely. We shared that during the presentation we would share both...

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March 2021 Council-wide Roundtable Follow Up

Thank you to everyone that joined us for the March 2021 Council-wide Roundtable.  We had a great meeting and we hope that all of the participants were able to get a lot of good information on how to KEEP SCOUTING and to do so safely. We shared that during the presentation we would share both...

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12th Annual Sporting Clays Shoot

Mark your calendar for Thursday, September 9, to attend a fun day of Sporting Clays at Blue Ridge Sportsmans Club in Harrisburg. The New Birth of Freedom Council’s premier Sporting Clays Shoot is designed for the beginner to experienced shooter while all event proceeds goes towards supporting Scouting programs delivered to over 6,700 young people...

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Edward R. Norford Memorial Boy Scout Golf Classic

YOU DESERVE IT! That’s right; you deserve it!  Come on out and treat yourself to a fabulous day of Golf on Monday, August 23!   This year the New Birth of Freedom Council will host the Edward R. Norford Memorial Boy Scout Golf Classic at the Out Door Country Club in York.  Those who knew Ed...

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Carl Vizzi to receive York Distinguished Citizen in May

Carl Vizzi, former President and owner of York Wallcovering, will be receiving the 2021 York Distinguished Citizen during a luncheon celebration on Thursday, May 13th, at PepolesBank Park in York.  Carl was the owner of York Wallcovering; America’s oldest and largest wallpaper manufacturer, making wallcoverings since 1895. Carl is a product of the Scouting program...

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