Service to Veterans
Flag Placement at Calghary Cematery
Each Memorial Day weekend, in a combined effort, American Legion Post #8
and Boy Scout Troop 13 place over 400 American Flags on the grave sites
of Soldiers at Calgary Cemetery on Front Street in St. Paul. There are
three sites that cover the Civil War, World War I & II, Korea, and Vietnam.
The scouts taking part in this activity not only place the flags but also
take the time to look at and read each grave marker. Many of the civil War
markers are impossible to read dut to deterioration caused by time and weathering.
Many of the scouts have all commented on the ages of the soldiers that served
in the different wars and conflicts.
Service to Hungry
Annual November Food Drive
Boy Scout Troop 13 and Cub Scout Pack 70 conduct a food drive every November
for the Food shelves at the Franciscan Brothers of Peace. The Franciscan
Brother assists over 300 families that rely on them for Thanksgiving dinner
as well as food throughout the year.
The Monday before the food drive the scouts flyer our neighborhood from
Snelling Ave to Lexington Pkwy and University Ave to Pierce Butler Road.
We place over 1500 flyers on doors requesting that donations
be set out on the next Saturday morning to be collected by the scouts.