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May 16, 2011

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Doug Machin

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Lou Salute

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Council Program Kickoff

& Medal of Merit Presentation!

So Important A Meeting, It Should Be Mandatory!


As parents and leaders, we all want the best possible program for our sons and daughters. Great programs begin with planning ... and planning begins at the Council Program Kickoff. Council VP of Program Jack Berry and his team of put together an exceptional evening all geared toward serving our volunteers with tools and information. 


Wednesday, May 18

6-7 p.m. Dinner & Program Exhibition

7-9 p.m. Program

Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard, Bridgeport 


The Program Kickoff is designed to give leaders all the tools and tips to plan an outstanding year-round Scouting program for their unit. All volunteer committees will be represented (that's over 30 tables); pick up the 2011-2012 Council Calendar & Leader's Program Directory; get answers to your burning questions. 


We'll also have door prizes including an autographed 2009-2010 UCONN Men's Basketball (including Kemba Walker!!). Parking is free.


We are also proud to award the Medal of Merit award to Ian Knight of Danbury Troop 9, and also conducting a Wood Badge beading ceremony for several individuals who have completed the course from last year.   


Last Chance to RSVP with your unit number, district and number of people attending to so we are prepared with enough food and handouts. 


Fire and knives!!!  

Connecticut Yankee Council


60 Wellington Road
Milford, CT 06461


P (203) 876-6868

F (203) 876-6884

The Connecticut Yankee Council, Boy Scouts of America serves nearly 25,000 young people in Fairfield, New Haven and parts of Hartford counties. Scouting's programs encourage youth to pursue their special interests, make new friends, gain a respect for their environment, develop leadership skills and give back to their community. For more information, please visit