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Scouts Invited to Participate in Memorial Day Parade

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  • Ken & Marcia EGGERS
    NCAC has been contacted by the American Veterans Center with a late-breaking request for assistance for the National Memorial Day Parade, which is scheduled
    Message 1 of 1 , May 16 7:29 PM
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      NCAC has been contacted by the American Veterans Center with a late-breaking request for assistance for the National Memorial Day Parade, which is scheduled for Monday, May 30 at 2:00 p.m. along Constitution Avenue in Washington, DC.

       

      They are looking for a contingent of 32 Scouts – in full uniform! – to carry flags and banners. (All of the flags and banners in the parade are typically carried by youth organizations, mainly the Young Marines and Navy Sea Cadets.) The parade will be televised (TBD) by the Military Channel and Pentagon Channel.

       

      Because of the size and weight of the flags and banners, only Scouts who are 13-21 years old are eligible. There will be no pre-event practice.  It is anticipated that participants will be asked to check-in at 12:30 p.m. on May 30.  The parade steps off at 2 p.m. and is expected to conclude at 4 p.m.

       

      Specific event details will be made available to those who indicate their interest in participating.  There is no cost to participate.

       

      Please spread the word!  This is another great opportunity to put Scouting into the hearts and minds of our local and national community.

       

      The deadline to indicate interest is NOON on FRIDAY, MAY 20.  No exceptions.

       

      Scouts (or the parent/guardian of the Scout) should send an email to Michele.Bisceglie@... with the following information:

       

      Full Name of Scout:
      Full Name of Parent/Guardian (if necessary):

      Age of Scout:
      *Phone Number:
      *Email:

      District (if known):
      Chartered Organization (if known):
      Unit #:
      Troop #:
      Are you an Eagle Scout? Y/N

      *If providing phone number and email for Parent/Guardian, please indicate this.

       

      IMPORTANT:  This is not a NCAC or BSA event. By sending an email to me with the above information in response to this request, the Scout (or Parent/Guardian of the Scout) is indicating that NCAC has permission to share the collected information with the American Veterans Center and parade organizers for purposes related to this event.  

       

      Please feel free to contact me directly with questions.

       

      Yours in Scouting,

      Michele C. Bisceglie

      Director, Strategic Initiatives

      National Capital Area Council, Boy Scouts of America

      9190 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20814

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      E: michele.bisceglie@...

      www.boyscouts-ncac.org

       

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