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Do You Recognize These Wheels?

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ANAHEIM, Calif., May 10, 2016 /3BL Media/ – As a long-time community partner, we’re proud to co-sponsor The 14 th Annual Cub Scout Pushcart Derby with the City of Garden Grove. On Saturday, April 23, 2016 the city closed several of its streets for this popular event where more than 100 Cub Scouts build and race a pushcart downhill. 

His Scoutmaster Lost His Home, Inspiring This Aspiring Eagle Scout to Bring Light to a Tent City for the Homeless

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Meet Daily Point of Light Award honoree Joseph Strawn. Read his story and nominate an outstanding volunteer or organization as a Point of Light.

Ever since he was a 5-year-old Cub Scout, Joseph Strawn has enjoyed serving others. As Joseph worked to become a Boy Scout, his scoutmaster was there right beside him, cheering him on, motivating him to always do better.

John Anderson Lanier Talks about Ray Anderson's Legacy

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As Thanksgiving approaches, we focus on family and friends.  We celebrate our longstanding traditions and whether we realize it or not, we are also creating the memories and moments from which legacies are born.

John Anderson Lanier, director of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation, and grandson of the late Ray C. Anderson, shares his thoughts on Ray Anderson's Legacy at the recent Boy Scouts of America Sustainability Summit in West Virginia.  

Boy Scout Making Homes for Bats at Consumers Energy Dam Properties with Chevy Volt Battery Covers

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July 7, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Consumers Energy’s hydro properties will have more housing options available for bats thanks to a Boy Scout and electric car parts from General Motors.

For an Eagle Scout project, Matthew Netherland and some helpers built 22 bat boxes out of scrap Chevrolet Volt battery covers donated by GM which Consumers Energy will install on their property.

Selling a Colonel Sanders Weathervane to Feed the Hungry: Thousands of Dollars Raised in KFC “Recipe for Hope” Auction

Customers Can Donate at KFC Restaurants through November 10 to Support the World Food Programme
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LOUISVILLE, Ky, November 7, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Unique historical artifacts from Colonel Sanders’ personal collection, ranging from a 1960’s-era Colonel Sanders-shaped weathervane to a medallion presented to the Colonel by President Nixon, were recently auctioned by KFC to raise money to feed the hungry. A total of 17 historically significant items, also including a plaque that was presented to the Colonel by the Boy Scouts of America in 1976, were auctioned by Texas-based Heritage Auctions.

Boy Scouts of America Partners with Messengers of Peace to Serve West Virginia Communities During the 2013 National Scout Jamboree

More Than 150 Troops Contributing to Nearly 400 Community Service Projects
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MOUNT HOPE, W.Va., July 19, 2013 / 3BL Media /PRNewswire/ -- During the 2013 National Scout Jamboree, the Boy Scouts of America are participating in the Messengers of Peace Day of Service. The project is an opportunity for Scouts to make a meaningful impact on the lives of residents in the nine counties that surround the jamboree site, the Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve in West Virginia.

Zurich Helps Boy Scouts of America Achieve Merit Badges

Through Zurich’s “100 Ways” program, the company helped the Boy Scouts of America Troop #422 understand the importance of their merit badges.
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Zurich in North America participated in a community service project with the Boy Scouts of America Cub Scout Troop #422 based in New York City. In honor of the company’s 100-year anniversary and as part of the “100 Ways” volunteer program, Zurich employees wanted to help Troop #422, comprised of seventy 7-10 year olds, understand how their merit badges are applicable in the corporate world.

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