May 1, 2015
On May 1, 2015, the Overland Trails Council, BSA will be participating in GoBigGIVE. Go Big Give is a community wide, 24-hour giving event created to educate the community about different charities and connect donors to 82 charities in Hall, Howard, Howard, Merrick and Hamilton counties.
As part of Go Big Give we will have several events happening at the Grand Island Service Center located at 2808 O'Flannagan.
8:00 am - 5:00 pm AMERICAN FLAG EXCHANGE - Bring in your old, faded and worn American flag and receive a new 3x5, American Flag. (limit one per household and to the first 200 people)
4:30pm - 7:30pm DICKEY'S BARBECUE PIT - Dickey's Barbecue Pit will be at the Grand Island office with a $7.00 meal deal!
8:00pm - FLAG RETIREMENT CEREMONY - Local Boy Scouts will host a flag retirement ceremony. The ceremony is meant to honor the American flag, promote flag etiquette and re-emphasize its importance and symbolism. (weather permitting)
HOW TO GIVE:
- Online at GoBigGIVE.org
- Go to the Center Court at the Conestoga Mall from 9am to 9pm
- Computers will be available for you to use at the Scout Service Center throughout the day!
GO BIG GIVE CAMPOUT
Boy Scout Troops & Venture Crews
Overland Trails Council is participating in Go Big Give which is a community wide, 24-hour giving event created to: Educate the community about different charities and connect donors to 83 charities in four different counties.
We invite your Troop or Crew to an overnight campout at the Overland Trails Council Service Center (not Camp Augustine) to help us to spread the word about Scouting and participate in two service projects at part of Go Big Give.
From 8:00 am – 5:00 pm the Scout Shop will be hosting an American flag exchange. At 8:00 pm we will have the Boy Scouts host a flag retirement ceremony. Saturday morning we will do roadside clean up in the area around the office.
When: Friday – Saturday May 1st – 2nd
Please set up your campsite on Thursday April 30th (We will have someone here overnight to watch camp)
Time: 4:30 pm (Friday) – 11:00 am (Saturday)
Where: Overland Trails Council Service Center
2808 O’Flannagan Grand Island NE
Fee: There is no cost to attend.
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit will be here from 4:30 – 7:30pm Friday night
Troops will need to provide supper (if not eating Dickey’s) and Breakfast.
Register online at: http://www.overlandtrailscouncil.org/Events/GoBigGIVE
For more information contact Traci Raber at 308-382-3717 or [Click for member's page]