Friday, May 22, 2015

STOP THE PRESSES - The Dispatch Profiles Mikey Raabe

The Columbus Dispatch took notice of Troop 185's Mikey Raabe for his excellence on the track, in the classroom and especially his leadership with Troop 185.

High schools | Going to School: Mikey Raabe, Dublin Scioto

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Troop 185 Recognizes Scouts at 2014 Fall Court of Honor

Mrs. Johnson Draws Rave Reviews for Scoutmaster Minute

Jackson Raabe, Luke Jacino and Brian Harrington earn rank advancements. 

Scouts, scouters and families of Troop 185 gathered on December 17th to honor those who earned merit badges and rank advancements during the fall.    Many younger scouts showed their enthuiasm by earning new ranks. Many senior scouts displayed their perseverance by completing "long-running" merit badge requirements.

Mrs. Linda Johnson made a bid to succeed her husband at Troop 185's next Scoutmaster with a stirring Scoutmaster Minute, filling in for the ailing Mr. Chuck Johnson.

During the address, Mrs. Johnson announced that Mr. Kurt Novak was awarded the Simon Kenton Council's Silver Beaver Award honoring him for years of service to Troop 185, the Buckeye and Darby Creek Districts and the Simon Kenton Council.

Outgoing Senior Patrol Leader Zach Whetstone introduces Troop 185's leaders for 2015.

To end 2014 and start 2015 the troop introduced its new leadership team, headed up by Senior Patrol Leader Collin Hippler.

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Eagle Projects Progressing

Brendan Murphy, Brent Lewis Manage Service Projects 

Brendan Murphy 
Brent Lewis and scouts clear brush

Brendan Murphy and a small band of fellow scouts, family members and his dog Sid Vicious designed and built a covered community message board in Shawnee Hills.  

The completed project can seen right behind the Shawnee Hills Police complex, off just off Dublin Road.

Brent Lewis, scouts and family spent two days clearing brush and debris from the Chapel in the Woods at The Riverside United Methodist Church.

Brent, his dad and Mr. Johnson are now putting the finishing touches on a new pulpit for the chapel.

Kevin Crossland Awarded Eagle

Family and Friends Celebrate at New Hope Church

Kevin Crossland (center) and all Eagle Scouts recite the Eagle Pledge. 

Kevin Crossland was was awarded his Eagle Rank on November 22, 2014.  Family and friends enjoyed a carefully planned ceremony at New Hope Church in Powell, where Kevin and his family are members.

After the ceremony, the gathering enjoyed a taco buffet in the church hall.

Kevin became Troop 185's 100th Eagle Scout in its more than 70 year history.

Monday, November 24, 2014

Scouts Brave Cold, Enjoy Horseback Riding at Marmon Valley

Hearty Scouts from Troop 185 Bundle Up, Saddle up

It was  little chilly -  OK, make that a LOT chilly - with Friday night temps dipping into the low teens.

Regardless, scouts from Troop 185 crawled out of their warm sleeping bags to enjoy horseback riding and wall climbing at Marmon Valley Farms in Bellfountaine.    They even got a special lesson from the emergency preparedness merit badge counselor.

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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Kevin Crossland Eagle Court of Honor 

Saturday, November 22nd

Kevin Crossland's long climb to Eagle culminates Saturday.  Join Troop 185 and Kevin's friends and family to celebrate his achievement.

When:       Saturday, November 22nd   4:00pm

Where:      New Hope Church
                  4739 W Powell Rd.
                  Powell, OH 43065

Monday, November 3, 2014

Greenery Sales - Get Your Green In - Deadline Wed., Nov. 5th

Wednesday is the last day to submit your greenery orders. 

Packets are due at the meeting this week.  

Please make sure you have also collected all of the money and included it in the envelope.  If you sold some direct delivery items, please make sure the address page is filled out completely.

Many thanks to Mrs. McCauley for leading this important sale for our troop.