Scouts celebrate organizationís 107th birthday

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Pack 76 Cub Scout Tiger Dakota Cotton, 6, of Washburn, loads up on meat at the organizationís annual Blue and Gold banquet, which celebrated the 107th birthday of the Scouts, which began in 1910. The group also held a special Arrow of Light ceremony, during which three scouts crossed over from Cub Scouts to Boy Scouts. Julia Kilmer/reporter@cassville-democrat.com

Pack 76 Cub Scout Tiger Dakota Cotton, 6, of Washburn, loads up on meat at the organizationís annual Blue and Gold banquet, which celebrated the 107th birthday of the Scouts.

Scouts and their families celebrated the end of their Blue & Gold Banquet festivities and crossover ceremony with delicious cake bearing the 12 attributes of a scout: loyal, trustworthy, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean and reverent. Julia Kilmer/reporter@cassville-democrat.com
Troop 76 Committee Chairman Jim Craig and Assistant Scoutmaster Bill Simms proudly don previous Webelo II Cub Scouts Bryan Everitt, left, Braden Garcia and Richard Fohn, with new Boy Scout scarves immediately after they complete a symbolic Arrow of Light ceremony, during which they completed a symbolic rite of passage from Cub Scout to Boy Scout. Julia Kilmer/reporter@cassville-democrat.com
Brandon Lakey, left, and Carlin Lakey, receive an Appreciation award from Cub Master Dawn Annecharico Friday night for their service and inspiration during the Scoutsí annual Blue & Gold Banquet. Julia Kilmer/reporter@cassville-democrat.com
Webelo 1 Cub Scouts Jonathan Stults, left, and Noah Ennis, check out each othersí awards Friday night at the organizations annual Blue & Gold Banquet. Julia Kilmer/reporter@cassville-democrat.com
Den Leader Abby Fohn shares an embrace with Cubmaster Dawn Annecharico after receiving an award for Outstanding Den Leader Friday night at the groupís annual Blue & Gold Banquet. Julia Kilmer/reporter@cassville-democrat.com
Pack 76 Cub Scouts, along with Treasurer Lois Deener, surprise Cubmaster Dawn Annecharico with an Outstanding Cubmaster award for her leadership during the groupís annual Blue & Gold Banquet Friday night, which celebrated the organizationís birthday and a held a special Arrow of Light crossover ceremony for three Cub Scouts promoted to Boy Scouts. Julia Kilmer/reporter@cassville-democrat.com
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