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Old 12-12-2010, 12:49 PM
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I'm a scout leader, and this weekend the scouts and myself were at my local Sainsbury's store and helped out customers in packing their bags.
We did 4 hours on Saturday, and 4 hours on Sunday and we raised a massive 728.60.

We are taking the scouts on camp next year and doing alot of activities that the children would never normally do, including a day trip to Alton Towers Theme Park, and this has really helped us fund it.

I just wanted to share my good weekend with everyone, and hope that you have all had a reason to smile as much as I have.
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Old 12-12-2010, 01:47 PM
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HI Addie

Well done on your fundraising efforts

I hope you & the scouts have a good time at camp next year
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Old 12-12-2010, 03:31 PM
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I spent nine years as a scout leader, and have many fond memories.

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Way to go! That's a ton of money! Well done to you and the youngsters.
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Old 12-13-2010, 03:28 AM
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Thanks guys

I am so proud of them!
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I, too,

have been a scout leader, and had sooooo much fun. I remember all the fun we had doing things for fundraising--especially COOKIE SALES!!

Have a great time on your camping trip, I'm sure that all of the girls are going to enjoy it immensely. I have many fond memories of those as well.
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I was a Girl Scout (and my 76-yr old mother still is!) -- great to see they are still doing wonderful things for the community.
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Originally Posted by Addie View Post:
I'm a scout leader, ...
Awesome! Stacy (my wife) is also a scout leader (Scout Master for Cub Scouts) right now. She really enjoys it.
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That is an incredible job! I am glad to see that thier hard work payed off in a great way! Way to go!
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Awesome Addie! I am sure the trip will be well worth all the time the kids and parents put into fundraising. It is amazing how generous some people can be these days.
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