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Winter Court of Honor
Dec 10th, 2009 by Troop110

Monday, December, 14th is Troop 110’s “Winter Court of Honor.” We gather as an entire troop to recognize awards, rank advancements and Merit Badges the scouts have recently earned.  As usual other important information is also passed along to parents.

This COH is a dessert so every family brings a dessert to share and the whole troop is the service patrol.

What to Expect

  • Order of the Arrow Tap Out – A solemn OA event to nominate new members
  • All merit badge counselors need to fill out a new forms – Download HERE
  • 2010 Registration Collection – $55.00 per scout ($25 NFC registration; $24 T110 dues; $6 adult leader’s registration)
Shedule Change for Camp Blanding
Dec 10th, 2009 by Troop110

The troop will camp Friday night only and return to COOS late-afternoon on Saturday.

Anticipated weather on Saturday afternoon may cause the obstacle course and repelling tower to close.  This will adversely affect a number of our goals for the weekend.

A number of scouts need nights of camping for advancement.  By staying just Friday night helps this cause.   On Saturday we can still get some other requirements completed before returning to COOS.

Poinsettia Update
Dec 4th, 2009 by Troop110

  • Please keep selling poinsettias!
  • You can only sell RED in any of the three pot sizes (single, triple and hanging).
  • The sales deadline is Thursday, Dec. 10th.
  • Email the quantity for each color and pot style to fundraising@bsa110.com on Dec. 10th.
  • Delivery will take at the Court of Honor on Dec. 14th.
  • Download revised order form HERE and print as many as you need.
  • If you expect any orders over 50 plants please contact fundraising@bsa110.com ASAP to plan custom delivery.
Start Selling Poinsettia’s Today!!!
Nov 19th, 2009 by Troop110

Attention all Troop 110 Scouts!

It is time to start selling our holiday poinsettias. We have unique access to fantastic florist-grade flowers that past customers rave about year after year. Our color choices are incredible. The blooms on these plants will blow you away.

Tell your customers Troop 110 is keeping our prices the same as last year. This is a nice bonus in light of the tight economy.

REMEMBER to check with your church and school office ASAP. Churches, offices and businesses your families know will want these beautiful flowers to decorate their facilities… doctors offices, dentist offices, law offices, real estate offices, banks, etc…

Download your Order Form today CLICK HERE – Get out and sell these gorgeous flowers. Fill up one form then print another and do it again and again… Who knows, if you sell enough your summer camp will be FREE in 2010. Or, the troop can take a really cool trip somewhere. Or, get some nice new equipment.

Happy 40th Birthday Internet
Oct 30th, 2009 by Troop110

On this date in 1969 a message was sent 400 miles between two California university computers, laying the groundwork for the Internet and for BSA110.com to exist.

Then, in 1980 Tim Berners-Lee developed the concept of hypertext which became hypertext markup language (HTML) that makes today’s World Wide Web work. The Internet didn’t become a household word until the 90s when Berners-Lee, a British physicist invented the Web, the first Web browser and the first Web server. After those inventions, service providers like America Online (AOL) connected millions of people for the first time.

Scouts will have a good laugh seeing some of the early video games and computers the troop adults grew up with by watching a three-minute National Geographic video on the topic HERE

Mobile Access & Custom Search
Oct 26th, 2009 by Troop110

Mobile Access
If you tried to access BSA110.com on your mobile device last week and it did not work, please try it again. There is an updated plugin installed that reformats the site for most mobile devices (Android, BlackBerry, Blazer, Cellphone, iPhone, iPod, Nintendo Wii, Nokia, Opera Mini, Palm, PlayStation Portable, SonyEricsson, SymbianOS, WebOS, WindowsCE, WinWAP, etc.).

Custom Search
There is a new search tool installed on the “Troop Resources” page. This tool will search numerous BSA-related sites at once for any search term you enter. The sites included in the search are: BoysLife.org, BSA110.com, Echockotee.org, Elemukulek.org, Main.OA-BSA.org, MeritBadge.org/wiki, NorthFloridaCouncil, Scouting.org, ScoutingMagazine.org, ScoutStuff.org, Southern.OA-BSA.org, USScouts.org. If you know of others that should be included please email the Webmaster.

Try out both new features today!

Fall Festival
Oct 19th, 2009 by Troop110

The 2009 Fall Festival is this Saturday (Oct 24) from 8a-1p. All those working the event need to be at COOS at 7:30a and plan to stay until 2:30p.

Please contact Nathan R. or John M. To communicate whether or not you plan to attend.

Mobile Website
Oct 18th, 2009 by Troop110

Please visit BSA110.com on your mobile device and report your experience to the webmaster. Over the weekend a new plugin was installed that reformats the site for mobile, web-enabled devices. The current layout is a bit wonky but will improve with your input.

Chris R. Workday Update
Oct 17th, 2009 by Troop110

The workday scheduled for Sunday will not be necessary. The Saturday work crew knocked it out of the ballpark and completed the project. Thanks to all who helped.

Troop 110 Leader Receives National Award
Oct 10th, 2009 by Troop110

The next time you see Mr. Smith give him a hearty Boy Scout handshake.

Mr. Smith recently received the 2009 John Wesley Powell Award from the U.S. Geological Survey. He received this award for helping to create the first national mapping, hazard reduction, and resource conservation program for wildfires. Mr. Smith was the Project Manager for this program called LANDFIRE which cost $41 million and took five years to complete.

See the full Jacksonville.com article HERE.

Vote for Local Scout to Win National Award!
Sep 23rd, 2009 by Troop110

Justin Suttles, an Eagle Scout from the Great Muskogee District recently helped the North Florida Council work on three Council videos, and now it is his turn to shine. He submitted an entry into the “Boys’ Life “Join Scouting” Video Contest.”

Help us make sure recognition comes home to the North Florida Council by VOTING for Justin’s video. It is #37 and is titled “Join Scouting!” To vote click HERE or on the title in the video below. Vote early and often.

Eagle Fundraiser Reminder
Sep 21st, 2009 by Troop110

Get a clean car and help an Eagle project at the same time.

During the entire month of September go to Carbux Carwash on San Jose (map) or Dunn Ave (map).

  1. Press the “FUNdraising” button on the touch screen
  2. Enter the code 1100 – the $10 buX wash will be selected – $4 of every wash using this code comes to the troop
  3. Add addtional contributions if you choose
  4. Pay with cash, VISA, Mastercard or American Express
  5. Wash, rinse and repeat often

– Download and print some flyers (here)
– Hand them to your family & friends
– Place one in your car to help you remember

We appreciate your support.

Incredible Eagle Project
Sep 15th, 2009 by Troop110

CNN HEROS Story:
  • Alex Griffith, 16, was adopted as a sickly baby from a Russian hospital
  • To give back to his birthplace, he raised $60,000 to build a new playground
  • The project was part of Griffith’s quest to become an Eagle Scout

To read more about Alex’s incredible Eagle Project click HERE

Fall Court of Honor
Sep 10th, 2009 by Troop110

The Fall Court of Honor is Monday, September 14, 2009.   We will honor our scouts’ achievements from the previous six months.

This is a full meal COH. Each family brings a family-sized pot luck item to share as follows:

  • Arrowheads – Dessert
  • Mohawk Indians – Salad
  • Cobras – Dinner
  • Service Patrol – Mohawks
Webmaster In Training
Sep 4th, 2009 by Troop110

The current Webmaster wants to find a “Webmaster In Training.”  Over the next six to twelve months this person will learn valueable Web skills including: maintaining a website, managing regular communications goals, WordPress website management tools and few Google-based web apps.  If you have a keen interest in the Web and in helping BSA110.com continue its mission as a valuable troop resource, please fill out the following form.

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