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MAKING MOVES IN SCOUTING

It is always nice to share good news. Please know that Alan Parks has accepted the position of Deputy Scout Executive in our Laurel Highlands Council. As you know, Alan is a valued member of our team and our Chief Operating Officer. As we move forward in growth, Alan...

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TEN CUB SCOUTS AWARDED: SUPERNOVA

New Sewickley, Pennsylvania:  The Boy Scouts of America developed the STEM Nova Awards program to excite and expand a sense of wonder in our Scouts. By working with an adult counselor or mentor, the various modules allow them to explore the basic principles of...

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BOY SCOUTS: CHARTING A NEW PATH TO CONNECTIONS

(And It’s Good News for Girls) Belonging—the desire to belong to something larger than ourselves—is a fundamental human need. Science has shown that our desire to belong begins in infancy. It’s well-documented that belonging to a group is beneficial to children and...

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NEW ADVENTURES AWAIT! MOULDS RETIREMENT

Sharon M. Moulds, Scout Executive/CEO of Laurel Highlands Council Retirement Pittsburgh, PA (January 25, 2021) – Over the past 35 years, Sharon M. Moulds has served the Scouting organization. On January 31, 2021, Sharon will officially retire from Boy Scouts of...

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PROGRAM FEE

Dear Scouting Families, We hope that this email finds each of you well and still Scouting at Home. Over the past few months, Laurel Highlands Council has been evaluating all aspects of the Scouting program. Work has been and is still being done to research all Boy...

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BANKRUPTCY UPDATE

Pittsburgh, PA -- As you know, the national organization of the Boy Scouts of America filed for bankruptcy earlier this year to equitably compensate victims of past abuse and ensure that Scouting’s mission continues. The bankruptcy case recently reached a milestone...

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COVID-19 MEETING NOTICE

Pittsburgh, PA (March 12, 2020) -- Good Afternoon Scouting Family, The health, safety and well-being of our Scouts, Leaders, families, and staff is our number-one priority. As COVID-19 (coronavirus) and its impact continues to evolve, we are cognizant of the growing...

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AN IMPORTANT UPDATE FROM LAUREL HIGHLANDS COUNCIL

TO: Our Scouting FamilyFROM: Laurel Highlands Council Key ThreeDATE: February 18, 2020SUBJECT: An Important Update from the Laurel Highlands CouncilLINK TO: General FAQ, Whiteboard video, Milestones page Dear Scouting Community, Today, the...

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