Sign-up for 2 events in December

Karen   December 3, 2017   Comments Off on Sign-up for 2 events in December

Sign-up now for our Holiday Party (December PACK meeting) on Friday, December 15,from 7:00 – 9:00 pm at the Berkshires Club House (6000 Middlefield Drive).  Tigers, Webelos and Arrow of Light dens are asked to bring cookies or dessert.  Wolves and Bears are asked to bring an appetizer.

Do you need help with your pinewood derby car?  On Sunday, December 17th, from 2:00 – 4:00pm, there will be Boy Scouts from Troop 248 and tools (miter saws, hand saws, clamps, sandpaper, safety goggles, etc.) set up at the Western Allegheny Community Library (181 Bateman Road, Oakdale, PA) to help your scout build his pinewood derby car.  Since there are shart tools, parents MUST attend this event with your child.  This event was set up for our Pack and is great for all scouts that need help building their car.  Pinewood Derby race is in January and it is never to early to start building your car!

Christmas Carols on December 13th

Karen   November 28, 2017   Comments Off on Christmas Carols on December 13th

The Pack will be singing Christmas Carols at Washington Commons (528 Dewey Avenue in Bridgeville) on Wednesday, December 13, 2017.  We will meet there at 6:30, and begin caroling at 7:00.  We should be done by 8:00 p.m.   There will NO regular den meetings on the 20th.

We will bring about 30 booklets of the songs with us.  Parents are encouraged to sing with us as well.

If anyone has any questions, you can contact mark@gubinskylaw.com

Den Meeting, Pack Meeting and Popcorn Pickup! – Very busy scout week

Karen   November 12, 2017   Comments Off on Den Meeting, Pack Meeting and Popcorn Pickup! – Very busy scout week

Wednesday (11/15) is our Den Meeting.   All Den Meetings are at elementary school unless otherwise stated by the Den Leader.  We will also be collecting for dues for 2018 and handing out pinewood derby cars.  You should receive an email with your dues amount and your scout balance.  Also, your Den Leader will also have this information at the Den meeting.

Friday (11/17) is our November Pack meeting Our Pack meeting is at 7pm at South Fayette Middle School auditorium.   This is our annual skit show and a fun meeting for scouts and family.  Also, this is our last meeting for November so we to collect all dues and distribute pinewood derby cars.  The Recharter for our Pack need to be complete and turned in to Laurel Highlands Council the first week of December.  All scout dues must be paid prior to recharter signoff.

Saturday (11/18) is Popcorn Pickup.   Pickup will be at Oakridge Fire Truck Bay area from 11am  – 1pm.  We will need to be out of the fire truck bay by 1pm.   YOU MUST PICK UP YOUR POPCORN ORDER AT THIS TIME or YOU MUST ARRANGE TO HAVE SOMEONE PICKUP YOUR ORDER!   We also need 6 volunteers for popcorn sorting.  If you are sorting, you will need to be at the fire hall at 9:15am Saturday.   We have a signup sheet on our website.

Candy For Troops

Karen   November 3, 2017   Comments Off on Candy For Troops

Have a little too much Halloween Candy?

Den 1 is collecting candy to send to troops deployed overseas. You can drop the candy at my house(Jen Ludwig) or Karen Billingham’s house. Each house will have a plastic bin on porch for you to put candy in if we are not home.

We must have the candy by November 8th so we have time to get it mailed to the soldiers.

Jennifer Ludwig

4528 Walnut Ridge CircleMcDonald, PA 15057

or

Karen Billingham

7022 Clubview Drive, Bridgeville, PA 15017

If you have any questions, please contact Jen Ludwig at: jennifercludwig@gmail.com

862-812-1226

 

Thanks for your support!

LAST CALL FOR POPCORN SHEETS!

Karen   October 26, 2017   Comments Off on LAST CALL FOR POPCORN SHEETS!

You MUST have your popcorn sheets turn in NO LATER THAN 9:00am Saturday! (yes, I said 9:00 A.M.)  NO EXCEPTIONS!!!  Please text me to arrange a time and place between now and THIS SATURDAY (October 28th) to drop of your form and check.  My number is 412-780-9757.  When you send me a text, please include your name and your son’s name.

Reminder: Fall Picnic Tomorrow & Popcorn orders Due…

Karen   October 21, 2017   Comments Off on Reminder: Fall Picnic Tomorrow & Popcorn orders Due…

Looking for all Scouts and families to join us for our Fall Picnic (October Pack Meeting) tomorrow at Boys Home Park.  Festivities began at 3pm.  Activities will include:  Opening ceremony, Award presentation, great food, hayride and games.  Also, tomorrow is Popcorn Order turn-in.  Caterina Massimino will be collecting your order forms and money from your door-to-door popcorn sales.  If you have Popcorn Sales, the forms NEED to be turned in tomorrow!  If you are unable to make the picnic BUT have sales to turn in, please contact me today to arrange a drop-off time. I can be reached by txt at 412-780-9757.

If your scout sold $700 of popcorn (combined total of Show-n-sell and door-to-door sales) then he is eligible to throw a whipped cream pie at the Cubmaster at the picnic!

See you at the Picnic!!!

All Popcorn Orders are due this week !!! You need to read this if you have sold ANY popcorn…

Karen   October 17, 2017   Comments Off on All Popcorn Orders are due this week !!! You need to read this if you have sold ANY popcorn…

Popcorn Order sheets and money for popcorn are due this week.  Due to the number of scouts, we are asking that if your scout is done with door-to-door sales then you bring your popcorn sheets and money to the Den meeting tomorrow night.  We will be at the front desk collecting and entering popcorn sales and collecting money. 

If your scout is still selling, please complete your sales and bring the sales sheets to the October Pack meeting (FALL PICNIC) on Sunday, October 22, 2017. 

At time of collection you will need:

  1. Popcorn sales sheet (with totals at the bottom filled in),
  2. One check (if possible) or cash – total which matches the popcorn sales
  3. Prizes selected.

We ask that you have that you turn in just one check for the total amount of your sons sales. If you have multiple checks, please make sure that you have your sons name and den number in the memo section. If you have cash, please have the cash in an envelope with your son’s first and last name, den number and $ amount written on the outside of the envelope. All checks must be made payable to: PACK 843.

Prize selections: The turn-in process will go faster if your son already has his prizes listed. If you have an envelope with your order, write your prize selection on the envelope.

If you participated in the Show-n-Sell opportunities this fall then you should receive an email giving you your son’s hours and an estimated amount earned from the show-n-sells.  You will need to add the sales amount provided in the email to your door-to-door sales and any online sales in order to get your total sale amount.

Reminder:

  • If your sales (show-n-sell, door-to-door sales, and online sales) total at least $350, then your dues are covered for next year. If you sold over $350.00, the scout  profit amount from sales over $350 will go into your son’s scout account.
  • If your sales total sale is $700 or more then he will be able to throw a pie at our Cubmaster.
  • If your sales are $750 you will receive an invite to a private showing of the new Star Wars movie.
  • As an added bonus, we have a DRONE to give away at the Fall Picnic.  There are several ways to earn a ticket for the drawing:
    • Each hour your Scout worked a show-n-sell, he will earn 1 ticket
    • Each Penguin tin sold from door-to-door sales, he will earn 1 ticket
    • Each Steeler tin sold from door-to-door sales, he will earn 1 ticket
    • If the sold any item from online sales, they will earn 1 ticket.
  • Popcorn PICK-UP for door-to-door sales is Saturday, November 17th (time and location will be given in early November).  You MUST pick-up you popcorn during the pick-up time or make arrangements for someone to pick-up your popcorn for you.

If you will not be at the Pack meeting on Sunday, October 22, you MUST bring your Popcorn sales sheets, payment check made out to Pack 843, and prize selections to the Next Den Meeting (Wednesday, October 18, 2017).

Several people have asked us how to calculate sales and dues.  We have put together 2 examples to explain how the calculation works. Click on this link to see examples:   popcorn-sales-examples

 

Anyone for a Penguin’s Game or a Haunted Cabin???

Karen   October 13, 2017   Comments Off on Anyone for a Penguin’s Game or a Haunted Cabin???

Pittsburgh Penguin’s are having a Scout night.  The game is on Tuesday, October 24th at 7pm.  Tickets are $75/ticket for seating in 100 level or $50/ticket for seating in the 200 level.  I need to have your ticket order and money no later than Thursday, October 19th at 9pm.  I will be collecting money for tickets at the Den meeting on Wednesday.  If you are interested, please sign up by clicking here.

Boy Scout Troop 248 is having their Annual HAUNTED CABIN fundraiser.  The Haunted Cabin ground will cover almost a full acre of “Haunting” for your pleasure.  Come meet the Ghost and Ghoulies, The Three Legged Beasties, and all the Critters that call the cabin home.  We have been invited for October 26th at 7pm for a group rate of $3 for scouts and families They also have a less SCARY adventure for the younger ones or adults that don’t like it “too scary”.  I also have a sign-up sheet for this event.

We need Show-N-Sell hours filled for this weekend

Caterina   October 11, 2017   Comments Off on We need Show-N-Sell hours filled for this weekend

We need scouts to fill OPEN hours that we still have at our show-n-sell this weekend at Lowes in Washington. We only have 3 more days of Show-N-Sells left this year if you want to get some hours you can sign up for as many as you like. Please help us to fill these hours. Click here to sign up now.

POPCORN ORDERS NEED TO BE TURNED IN THIS WEEK

Caterina   October 11, 2017   Comments Off on POPCORN ORDERS NEED TO BE TURNED IN THIS WEEK

Popcorn Order sheets and money for popcorn are due this week.  Due to the number of scouts, we are asking that if your scout is done with door-to-door sales then you bring your popcorn sheets and money to the Den meeting tomorrow night.  We will be at the front desk collecting and entering popcorn sales and collecting money. 

If your scout is still selling, please complete your sales and bring the sales sheets to the October Pack meeting (FALL PICNIC) on Sunday, October 22, 2017. 

At time of collection you will need:

  1. Popcorn sales sheet (with totals at the bottom filled in),
  2. One check (if possible) or cash – total which matches the popcorn sales
  3. Prizes selected.

We ask that you have that you turn in just one check for the total amount of your sons sales. If you have multiple checks, please make sure that you have your sons name and den number in the memo section. If you have cash, please have the cash in an envelope with your son’s first and last name, den number and $ amount written on the outside of the envelope. All checks must be made payable to: PACK 843.

Prize selections: The turn-in process will go faster if your son already has his prizes listed. If you have an envelope with your order, write your prize selection on the envelope.

If you participated in the Show-n-Sell opportunities this fall then you should receive an email giving you your son’s hours and an estimated amount earned from the show-n-sells.  You will need to add the sales amount provided in the email to your door-to-door sales and any online sales in order to get your total sale amount.

Reminder:

  • If your sales (show-n-sell, door-to-door sales, and online sales) total at least $350, then your dues are covered for next year. If you sold over $350.00, the scout  profit amount from sales over $350 will go into your son’s scout account.
  • If your sales total sale is $700 or more then he will be able to throw a pie at our Cubmaster.
  • If your sales are $750 you will receive an invite to a private showing of the new Star Wars movie.
  • As an added bonus, we have a DRONE to give away at the Fall Picnic.  There are several ways to earn a ticket for the drawing:
    • Each hour your Scout worked a show-n-sell, he will earn 1 ticket
    • Each Penguin tin sold from door-to-door sales, he will earn 1 ticket
    • Each Steeler tin sold from door-to-door sales, he will earn 1 ticket
    • If the sold any item from online sales, they will earn 1 ticket.
  • Popcorn PICK-UP for door-to-door sales is Saturday, November 17th (time and location will be given in early November).  You MUST pick-up you popcorn during the pick-up time or make arrangements for someone to pick-up your popcorn for you.

If you will not be at the Pack meeting on Sunday, October 22, you MUST bring your Popcorn sales sheets, payment check made out to Pack 843, and prize selections to the Next Den Meeting (Wednesday, October 18, 2017).

Several people have asked us how to calculate sales and dues.  We have put together 2 examples to explain how the calculation works. Click on this link to see examples:   popcorn-sales-examples