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BOY SCOUT TROOP 33
First Lutheran Church - DeKalb, Illinois
"Always an Adventure"

SERVICE 2007


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2007 SERVICE PROJECTS

Our service projects are a key part of our program. While giving service, Scouts learn to work together to do something good the community.


  • Mar 30-31 - MacQueen Clean-up
    Scouts collected litter at MacQueen Forest Preserve.
  • May 28 - Memorial Day Flags Project
    Scouts installed flags on historic Lincoln Highway for the Memorial Day holiday.
  • Jun 14 - Flag Day - Flags Project
    Scouts installed flags on historic Lincoln Highway for the Flag Day holiday.
  • Jun 20-21 - Afton Wetlands Project
    Under the direction of Colin P, Scouts planted over 3,000 aquatic plants in a newly established wetlands area at Afton Forest Preserve.
  • Jul 05 - Fireworks debris clean-up
    Scouts picked up debris from the July 4 fireworks program at Hopkins Park.
  • Jul 31 - Elder Day Care Service Project
    Troop 33 assisted an elderly day care program conduct a fishing derby at Rotary Park. One of the residents caught a trophy size bass.
  • Aug 04 - Iraq Soldier Benefit Dinner
    Members of Troop 33 helped at a spaghetti dinner to benefit a soldier wounded in Iraq.
  • Aug 22-23 - DeKalb Flood Project
    Troop 33 provided meals for about 80 residents at a Red Cross emergency shelter who were displaced by flooding along the Kishwaukee River. The flood was declared a national disaster by President Bush. Click here for images of the DeKalb Flood.
  • Sep 09 - Bikes for Kids Project
    We refurbished old bicycles collected from the community. The bicycles were in turn donated to the Hope Haven homeless shelter.
  • Sep 21-23 - St Mary's Fall Festival
    We camped at St Mary's fall festival, Septemberfest, in order to provide overnight security for the event.
  • Sep 22 - Flood Clean-Up Project
    We removed about 50,000 pounds of sandbags from affected areas resulted from the DeKalb flood.
  • Sep 29 - Electronics Recycling Project
    Our Scouts assisted in recycling electronics at the DeKalb County Health Department.
  • Oct 04 - Tribute to Heroes Banquet
    Our Scouts provided an honor guard for the Tribute to Heroes event, where DeKalb County Citizens are honored for selfless service to the community.
  • Nov 17-18 - Red Cross Wilderness First Aid Meals
    We provided meals for an overnight Wilderness First Aid course for about 40 people.
  • Nov 18 - Church Thanksgiving Banquet
    We served beverages, bussed tables, and washed and dried dishes for about 150 people at the First Lutheran Thanksgiving banquet.
  • Nov 18 - Flag Line Honor Guard
    We helped provide a flag line with local veteran groups to recognize a fallen soldier, Specialist Ashley Seitema. Click here for photos and tribute.









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