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Welcome to Button Gwinnett District Website and Information Portal!  It's easy-to-use with announcements, calendar, files, links,event registration and broadcast email. 

Since it's built on a content management system framework, it's easy for our Committee Members to keep it updated with new content.

If you're a registered leader of a Cub Scout Pack, Boy Scout Troop or Venturing Crew within the Button Gwinnett District, you may join as a member of the site. 

To join our site, simply send your unit, charter organization, leadership position, phone number and email address to join@gwinnettbsa.org.

Scouting For Food

Posted on Feb 16 2015 - 8:36pm

As most of you are aware, we are vastly approaching the Scouting for Food collection date. The Atlanta Area Council has set aside the morning of Saturday, March 14th as "Bag Distribution Day" and the morning of Saturday, March 21st as "Food Collection Day".

We will be passing out supplies (bags, flyers, thank you stickers) at this month's (Feb. 17th) Button Gwinnett District Roundtable. Please send a representative to collect supplies, as well as, address any questions you may have.  You will only be able to receive supplies if you have registered through the AAC web site.  Please take the time to go to atlantabsa.org/scoutingforfood to register your Unit.

This year Button Gwinnett Distict has teamed with Norcross Co-Op as the benefactor of the food collected. Any food collected can be dropped off at Norcross Co-Op from 8am - 2pm on Sat. March 21st. Norcross Co-Op address: 2275 Mitchell Road, Norcross, Ga 30071. We will distribute patches and collect rosters during this time.

Finally, I want to remind each unit to login any service hours for this event @ www.myscouting.org.

Regards,
David Penton
District Activity Chairperson
Gwendolyn Johns-Newman
District Scouting For Food Chairperson

NEW BSA Certified Swim Test and Merit Badge Clinic

Posted on Feb 16 2015 - 8:34pm

NEW BSA certified Swim Test and Merit Badge clinic for swimming offered!

BSA Swimming Merit Badge Class is offered on 4/25 from 9 am - 1 pm for $20.  Covers all requirements for the MB and includes swim test.

BSA Swim Test is offered on 4/25 or 5/9 from 10:30 am - 11:30 am for $10. 

Calling All 2014 Eagle Scouts !!

Posted on Feb 12 2015 - 10:47am


Calling All 2014 Eagle Scouts !!

All boys that advanced to the rank of Eagle in 2014 are invited:
2014 Eagle Scout recognition by the Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners
Tuesday, February 24 at 6:00pm.
For More Informtion, contact:
Andrew Vickery, Public Relations Specialist | Gwinnett County Government | 770.822.7023 | 75 Langley Drive • Lawrenceville, GA  30046 | www.gwinnettcounty.com

Save the date Friday, January 23 - Button Gwinnett District Banquet

Posted on Jan 16 2015 - 12:59am

ATTENTION ALL BUTTON GWINNETT SCOUTERS and FAMILIES
ANNOUNCING THE ANNUAL VOLUNTEER RECOGNITION BANQUET
Friday, January 23, 2015
Christ the King Lutheran Fellowship Hall (same location as Roundtable)
5575 Peachtree Parkway, Norcross, GA 30092

Gathering at 6:30 PM Program Begins 7:00 PM and concludes at 9:30 PM

COST: $15.00 per person
Table of 8: $105.00 (One person* Golden Quill free)
Join us for good food, fellowship, but most importantly to see those who have contributed most to our success be recognized!

RSVP for each Unit:
Please Email your Unit head count to Cami Gregory (Cami.Gregory@scouting.org). Payment can be made by cash, check or credit card.
We hope each unit will fill one table!

Button Gwinnett District Recharter Day #2

Posted on Jan 5 2015 - 10:10pm

2nd recharter day (Jan 10th)

URL for the sign-up: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080f4dacab2ea57-button

Saturday, January 10, 2015, is the Button Gwinnett District's second-chance re-charter day.  The District Commissioner Staff will be available from 8:00 AM to noon at Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church, 5100 South Old Peachtree Road, Norcross, GA 30092. We want to help all units complete their re-charter paperwork and pay their re-charter fees at this event.  If you did not attend the first re-charter day on 12/6/14, here is your chance.

DATE: 1/10/2015 (Sat 8:00AM - 12:00PM) LOCATION: Mt. Carmel UMC

Golden Quill Award - Last Chance

Posted on Jan 2 2015 - 10:03am

**LAST CHANCE**   Is there volunteer that gives of themselves freely and unselfishly for the good of your unit?  Recognize their contribution at the Annual Button Gwinnett District Banquet with the Golden Quill Award.  (One nomination per unit and the Honoree should be a person that has not received the award previously.)  For 2014, please send the Golden Quill Nomination Form to Greg Thurlow by 5 January 2015. 

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