Veterans Celebration & Outdoor Cooking Event

Sunday, November 10th

2:00pm - 6:00pm

@ St. John Neumann Catholic Church

Veterans Day is a day to honor all who have served in the military.

Veterans Day began as Armistice Day to honor the end of World War I, which officially took place on November 11, 1918. In 1954, after having been through both World War II and the Korean War, the 83rd U.S. Congress -- at the urging of the veterans service organizations -- amended the Act of 1938 by striking out the word "Armistice" and inserting the word "Veterans". With the approval of this legislation on June 1, 1954, November 11 became a day to honor American veterans of all wars.

Pack 1833 will be observing Veterans Day on Sunday, November 10th at St. John Neumann from 2:00pm to 6:00pm. This event will serve as our Pack Meeting for the month of November. The AOL and Webelos Dens will be preparing dinners that they have planned. The Lions, Tigers, Wolves, and Bears should bring a healthy snack for everyone to share. The Lions and Tigers don't need to arrive until 3:00pm, but they are certainly welcome to come early. Our Webelos will Present the Colors before dinner (Class A required). We will hold a U.S. Flag Retirement Ceremony immediately after dinner. If you have never experienced a U.S. Flag Retirement Ceremony, it is a very solemn, dignified event. All Scouts should attend in their Class A uniform. For those Scouts that will be involved in preparing food, please arrive in a shirt that can get dirty and then change into Class A for the ceremony (sometimes cooking is messy).

Agenda

2:00pm - Webelos/AOL Dens begin preparing pre-planned meals, other Dens work on food/nutrition requirements

3:45pm - Presentation of Colors (Webelos/AOL)

4:00pm - Dinner is served

5:15pm - Flag Retirement Ceremony