Medfield Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts worked together to fill book bags with back-to-school supplies to benefit 37 homeless children.
As another school year begins, 37 homeless children in Massachusetts are sporting brand-new backpacks filled with age appropriate school supplies and books, thanks to Medfield Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts, who teamed up to collect, pack and deliver the much-needed items to Schools on Wheels, a non-profit organization aimed at improving educational opportunities for homeless children, K-12. The scouts collected supplies through their “Scouting for School Supplies” drive, run by Medfield Girl Scout adult volunteer guide, Katherine Lyons, late last spring through summer. Together with Boy Scout Troop 89, several girls from Medfield Girl Scout Troop 74900 then sorted the supplies and delivered the backpacks to Schools on Wheels in…
When do you take down your Christmas tree?
While the Christmas season has come to an end and the New Year has been rung in, some people opt to leave their trees up after Jan. 1. Afterall, the Epiphany – the 12th Day of Christmas – is Jan. 6. That is the day that the Three Kings, also known as the Magi, met the baby Jesus and delivered their gifts. Many cultures have another celebration on Epiphany, also known as Three Kings Day. Do you celebrate this day? If so, tell us how you celebarte in the comments section below! If you have taken your tree down or will be taking it down this week, what are you planning to do with it? Medfield's Boy Scout Troop 89 is once again offering to pick up Christmas trees on Jan. 7 and Jan. 14. This is the troop's biggest fundraiser of the year, …
Medfield Boy Scouts stopped by the Thomas Upham House on Nov. 11 (Veterans' Day).
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Sunday, November 27, 2011
Several scouts from the Medfield Boy Scout Troop 10 visited residents of the Thomas Upham House on Nov. 11th – Veterans Day.