In January native Boy Scouts of America districts mixed to make a brand new bigger district. The New Seven Rivers District is comprised from the previous Dogwood District of Surry County, the Hanging Rock District of Stokes County, and the Laurel District, which was made up of Yadkin County and parts of Wilkes and Alleghany counties.
“The title comes from the actual fact there’s a wealthy useful resource of rivers within the area and that rivers have been the life supply connecting individuals by means of the ages,” mentioned Chris Lawson, district govt for the Seven Rivers District, Previous Hickory Council, Boy Scouts of America.
“I’m happy to supply the celebration that the Seven Rivers District on this 12 months’s Scouting for Meals Marketing campaign has a rising complete of greater than 10,000 kilos of meals collected by native Packs and Troops benefitting outreach ministries all through the area,” he mentioned. “The Scouting for Meals occasion this 12 months included lots of of youth and grownup leaders from all corners of the district. Any such occasion is important to assist native households in want…I thank the neighborhood for its persevering with assist of Scouting and particularly its assist of Scouting for Meals.”