Membership invoices for "School" term 4 will be going out shortly.
If you choose to use a 'direct deposit' into the group bank account, PLEASE use the invoice number as a reference. We get far too many with a name where child/adult names aren't the same, or even sometimes no name whatsoever that makes it nightmarish to try and locate who paid and for what.
Our treasurer is a volunteer, just like the rest of the committee and section leaders. Anything that makes it easier to do the job is appreciated.
If for some reason your child is NOT coming back to scouting in term4, please let us know ASAP (Before Friday 29th Sept) - because the group is billed for their membership by Scouts Australia on the 1st of each quarter - so we will expect that each youth is paid for by their family.
If there are circumstances that make it difficult to pay, please contact groupleader@southpenrith.org.au so we can see what arrangements can be made. There is nothing to be concerned or embarrassed about. Discussions are kept confidential. No contact means we will make emails/phone-calls chasing payments - a task we'd rather not have to do if not for no other reason that it takes up even more of our volunteer time.
(Posted by Moose - Leader In Charge (ie: acting groupleader)
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A couple of odd jobs around the hall need to be done.
* FINALLY fixing the dodgy drain out the front that causes the hall to flood whenever we get heavy rain (and removing those trip-hazard sandbags!)
* Further work on the retaining wall at the rear of the hall so when adult leaders (or parents) drive back there with trailers etc theres no risk of losing a very expensive volunteer's vehicle into the ditch.
* Perhaps mowing the lawns & anything else we can get done on the day. (painting the meeting room? fixing eaves? etc etc)
The current plan is to get some muscle (And skills) to get these jobs done.
Finishing time is an approximate at this stage - as hopefulyl we'll be finished earlier!
We plan on offering a sausage sizzle or similar to those who volunteer their time to come and help.
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Group: Odd jobs working bee around the hall

October 7, 2017, 9:00am - October 7, 2017, 3:00pm

A couple of odd jobs around the hall need to be done. * FINALLY fixing the dodgy drain out the front that causes the hall to flood whenever we get heavy rain (and removing those trip-hazard sandbags!) * Further work on the retaining wall at the rear of the hall so when adult leaders (or parents) drive back there with trailers etc theres no risk of losing a very expensive volunteer's vehicle into the ditch. * Perhaps mowing the lawns & anything else we can get done on the day. (painting the meeting room? fixing eaves? etc etc) The current plan is to get some muscle (And skills) to get these jobs done. Finishing time is an approximate at this stage - as hopefulyl we'll be finished earlier! We plan on offering a sausage sizzle or similar to those who volunteer their time to come and help.

Blue Mountains Scout Fellowship in conjunction with
Blue Mountains Amateur Radio Club
would like to invite you to our JOTA / JOTI Base
Saturday 21st October 2017
Blue Mountains Amateur Radio Club HQ
4 Moore St Glenbrook (old Glenbrook Scout Hall)
9am until 5pm.
Free entry. All welcome.
Scouts & Guides (in uniform) and families.
Youth members to be accompanied by leaders or parents.
Leaders will need to supply one activity to occupy youth while they wait for available radio time.
Suitable activities such as; early communication devices/codes & signals/electronics
semaphore/phonetics or badge work on these subjects.
9am to 12 noon - Cub Scouts
2pm to 5pm - Scouts
A sausage sizzle will operate from 12:00pm to 2:00pm.
Ø Sausage sandwich $2
Ø Can of drink $2
Ø Complimentary Tea/coffee for adults.
Cash only on the day - no cheques accepted.
Badges can be pre-ordered but must be paid for on the day - $2 each.
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Cubs: Jota/joti - jamboree of the air/internet

October 21, 2017, 9:00am - October 21, 2017, 12:00pm

Blue Mountains Scout Fellowship in conjunction with Blue Mountains Amateur Radio Club would like to invite you to our JOTA / JOTI Base Saturday 21st October 2017 Blue Mountains Amateur Radio Club HQ 4 Moore St Glenbrook (old Glenbrook Scout Hall) 9am until 5pm. Free entry. All welcome. Scouts & Guides (in uniform) and families. Youth members to be accompanied by leaders or parents. Leaders will need to supply one activity to occupy youth while they wait for available radio time. Suitable activities such as; early communication devices/codes & signals/electronics semaphore/phonetics or badge work on these subjects. 9am to 12 noon - Cub Scouts 2pm to 5pm - Scouts A sausage sizzle will operate from 12:00pm to 2:00pm. Ø Sausage sandwich $2 Ø Can of drink $2 Ø Complimentary Tea/coffee for adults. Cash only on the day - no cheques accepted. Badges can be pre-ordered but must be paid for on the day - $2 each.

Our next Group Committee Meeting is on this Wednesday night at the hall from 7.15pm, everyone is welcome to come along and provide their thoughts and ideas or just listen into what is going on in the group. ...

The Chocolate Fund Raising money is due back this week, can you return the $50 for each box you have taken either to Myself, Connor or the Drop Box in the hall, if you have not finished selling the chocolates the money ($50) still needs to be returned this week and you can sell the balance of them at your leisure.
Posted by Keith
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The cubs spending time in parramatta. Posted by Rock ...