Anniversary Month Contest

Anniversary Month Contest is coming during the month of February! Mark your calendar! Units can earn the purple Honor Unit ribbon by completing any two of the following activities during February:
• NEW in 2017! Create a video (maximum 30 seconds) on why you enjoy Scouting.
• Attend a religious service, wearing your BSA uniforms. (Scout Sunday is Feb. 5th; Scout Sabbath is Feb. 11th.)
• Put up a BSA display in a business’ window.
• Conduct a service project.
• Perform a flag ceremony outside of your unit’s meeting, wearing Scout uniforms, for a school, service group, governmental meeting, care facility, or other appropriate gathering.
• Write a letter to the Editor. Thank your community for their support ofScouting, and name a few of your unit’s service projects.
• Secure a Mayoral Proclamation, recognizing the BSA’s Scout Week, Feb. 5th-11th.
• As a unit, wear your BSA uniforms to school one day.

Email Michelle (michelle.malin@scouting.org) no later than March 15th with your unit’s activities to receive your ribbon. The Units that submit the best information (photos, news articles, CDs, video, etc.) about their activities will receive a special award at the Annual Montana Council meeting. Thanks in advance for participating!

Here’s last year’s winning units and what they did in February, 2016:

Pack 3678 (Belgrade)
• Created a Scout window display at Ridgeview Elementary School
• Attended Scout Sunday services in uniform
• Wore their Scout uniforms to school
• Participated in a Scouting for Food service project

Troop 1206 (Helena)
• Participated in Scout Sunday service
• Created a Scout window display in Capital Hill Mall
• Secured a City of Helena Mayoral Proclamation for Scout Week
• Submitted a letter to the Editor
• Conducted a conservation service project

Troop 1001 (Great Falls)
• Celebrated Scout Sunday at four different religious ceremonies
• Conducted a flag ceremony at a University of Great Falls’ basketball game
• Submitted a letter to the Editor
• Conducted a service project by picking up trash in two different areas of Great Falls

Crew 2526 (Bozeman)
• Created a Scout window display at Country Bookshelf
• Participated in the Scouting for Food Drive
• Participated in Sunday services
• Read a Scout Week Proclamation to the Gallatin County Commissioners
• Served as First-Aid victims for the District’s Wilderness First Aid course