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OA elections

Posted by eanthony on Mar 24 2019 - 10:32pm
During last week's troop meeting the Order of the Arrow elections were held.  Congratulations to the scouts chosen to join the OA: Robert A, Alex E, Alexander K, Zachary R, and Jackson S. We will also recognize the OA candidates this week at the Baden-Powell Dinner.  I would also like to thank everyone who showed up and helped out with the election during the last troop meeting.

Alex E's Eagle Scout Project on March 30 at St. Paul's Cemetery

Posted by tedrafton on Mar 24 2019 - 10:13pm

Please join me at Saint Paul’s cemetery on Saturday, March 30 between 9am to 5pm for my Eagle Scout project. We will be cleaning a grave stone and the columbarium at the cemetery. Food and drinks will be provided, there will be donuts in the morning, and pizza for lunch. The St Paul’s Cemetery is located within the Wilkes street Cemetery Complex. The street address is 801 Hamilton Ave./Lane. Alexandria, VA 22314. Look for the pop-up tent and where the volunteers and Boy Scouts are. My phone number is 703–209-2619. Thank you!

Move up to Brotherhood membership in O.A.

Posted by vjkiernan1 on Mar 24 2019 - 2:45pm

OA members of Troop 129 who have been members of the Order of the Arrow for at least 10 months are eligible to become a Brotherhood member if you have continued to try to live the Obligation of the Order in your daily life.

Your next two opportunities to complete the Brotherhood Ceremony will be at the lodge's annual Spring Fellowship weekend on April 12-14 at Camp Snyder; and the Colonial Chapter’s Ordeal weekend on May 10-12 at Camp Big Mac.

Registration for both are open now at https://scoutingevent.com/082-2019OASpringFellowship  and https://scoutingevent.com/082-ColonialSpringOrdeal2019   Although there is a cost for attending each weekend, there is no additional cost for the Brotherhood Ceremony.  

Scouts in Troop 129 who are eligible to become Brotherhood members include: Ethan A., Tim B., Steven B., Carl B., Gavriel C., Harrison C., Stu C., Caleb E., James E., Patrick F., Nico G., Will H., Ben J., Will J., Matt L., Smith M., and Ben W. If you have questions about the Brotherhood ceremony, ask Mr. Kiernan or any of the troop’s many Brotherhood OA members.

RSVP for Baden-Powell and Call for Volunteers

Posted by cdwolz on Mar 18 2019 - 6:50pm

Troop 129 Baden-Powell Dinner and Court Of Honor scheduled for Tuesday, March 26- please RSVP so we can plan for food accordingly.

RSVP to: rsvptroop129@gmail.com and include Scout's name and total number of people attending in your group/family.

Main course and dessert provided by Troop.

And plese bring:
-Last name A-E: beverage for 10
-F-P: salad or fruit sliced for 10
-Q-Z: italian of garlic bread for 10

We are also looking for some adult volunteers to heat and serve lasagna. If you are available late afternoon or during the event, we can use your help.  We also need some scouts for room set up at 5:00 pm. Please contact Lisa Eskew at lisaeskew@comcast.net or 703-299-3901. Thank you.

OA Elections

Posted by eanthony on Mar 17 2019 - 4:27pm
Troop 129, 
We are holding the order of the arrow unit elections at the next troop meeting, this Tuesday, March 19th, at Westminster Presbyterian Church. There will be OA District members at the meeting to support the elections as well.  Come out and vote for your fellow Scouts who you would like to see in the OA. We need maximum participation to ensure success of our elections.  Please take the time to show up and vote for your fellow troop mates.

O.A. Elections

Posted by eegutierrezvivas on Mar 16 2019 - 4:32pm

Dear Scouts and parents, next Tuesday, March 19th, the troop will hold the Order of the Arrow elections. For the election to be valid, a quorum of 50% of the troop has to be present and vote. We are going to need all hands on deck. Scouts on 10th,11th and 12th grade, please, if you only come to one troop meeting per year you should try for it to be next Tuesday. Your troop needs you. Please come to this very important troop meeting. 

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