Welcome to Boy Scout Troop 555
Mechanicsville, Virginia 23116
 
 
Troop 555 has served Mechanicsville, Virginia since 1983. Since the troop was formed, 63 of our scouts have achieved the rank of Eagle. Browse our site to learn more about us, visit one of our meetings, or contact us at troop555update@gmail.com to learn more. We meet every Tuesday Night from 7:30 pm to 9:15 pm. Check back often as new items are always being added.






KROGER COMMUNITY REWARDS
Please Sign Up Here!

Did you know that simply shopping at Kroger with your Kroger card can help make scouting better for the boys in our troop? It's very simple, and you don't need to be a scouting family or have a scout in your family to sign up! Please take a few minutes to sign up today, it doesn't affect your Kroger rewards at all, it just helps out the troop. And tell your friends and relatives to sign up too! Thank you! 

TO USE THE KROGER COMMUNITY REWARDS PROGRAM:
 

Register online at krogercommunityrewards.com

  • Be sure to have your Kroger Plus card handy and register your card with your organization after you sign up.
  • If a member does not yet have a Kroger Plus card, please let them know that they are available at the customer service desk at any Kroger.
  • Click on Sign In/Register
  • Most participants are new online customers, so they must click on SIGN UP TODAY in the ‘New Customer?’ box.
  • Sign up for a Kroger Rewards Account by entering zip code, clicking on favorite store, entering your email address and creating a password, agreeing to the terms and conditions
  • You will then get a message to check your email inbox and click on the link within the body of the email.
  • Click on My Account and use your email address and password to proceed to the next step.
  • Click on Edit Kroger Community Rewards information and input your Kroger Plus card number.
  • Update or confirm your information.
  • Enter NPO number or name of organization, select organization from list and click on confirm.
  • To verify you are enrolled correctly, you will see your organization’s name on the right side of your information page.
  • REMEMBER, purchases will not count for your group until after your member(s) register their card(s).
  • Do you use your phone number at the register?  Call 800-576-4377, select option 4 to get your Kroger Plus card number.
  • Members must swipe their registered Kroger Plus card or use the phone number that is related to their registered Kroger Plus card when shopping for each purchase to count.
  • REMEMBER, all participants of an organization are required to re-enroll each year beginning August 1st.
 



Troop Weekly Updates

  • Troop Update

    Current Troop 555 Business:

     


    Sorry about the late update but life got in the way, imagine that.

     

     

     

    Eagle Scout Project:

    I would like to thank all those that came out to support Kostya's Eagle Project at Cherrydale Pond  Thank you for you're time and support.

     

    Order of the Arrow Service Weekend:

    OA service weekend was this weekend. Members Joseph M., Seth M., and Damon M. completed their ordeal. Good job guys!!! Keep up the cheerful service.

     

     

    Court of Honor:

    Tuesday, September 19th. Menu will be Lasagna, please go to the signup genius that Ms. Bonds created and put down what you would like to bring. Current number signed up 47.

     

    Please RSVP and the number attending.

    Follow the link below, or copy and paste in your browser.

    www.SignUpGenius.com/go/5080B45AAA829A4F85-court   

     

    Brunswick Stew – Fall 2017:

    It’s getting that time of year again, “STEW” start selling and keep us up to date on your count please.  We will be at the FOP lodge on September 29th at 6PM into the 30th (ALL NIGHT). Current stew sales 492 qts.

     

    Philmont

    Upon reading the youth application it says the youth must:

    • be 14 years old by January 1, 2018, or have completed the 8th grade AND be at least 13 years of age prior to participation.
    • be a registered Scout and hold a rank of First Class or higher.

    I wanted to get this out there as a clarification since it may have impact on who is eligible.

    Youth Application - http://scoutingvirginia.doubleknot.com/document/2018-philmont-youth-application/168336

    Adult Application - http://scoutingvirginia.doubleknot.com/document/2017-philmont-adult-application/161469

     

    Kroger Cards:

    If you have not done so, please register your KROGER card. This is an easy way for us to raise funds for our Troop.  Please get friends, family, co-workers, etc…. to sign up.

     

    *All Scouts are challenged to look into earning the religious emblem of their faith. To find out more, go to www.praypub.org

       

    Yours in scouting,

      

    Mr. Witt

    Scoutmaster – Troop 555 
    Posted Sep 18, 2017, 3:48 AM by Daniel Carter Beard
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