Statement by Alan Lambert, Scout Executive, National Capital Area Council, Boy Scouts of America (NCAC) Concerning Closure of Goshen Scout Reservation August 3, 2008
WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At my direction,
effective noon today, Goshen Scout
Reservation has been closed and will
remain so until further notice. Earlier today, the National Capital Area
Council (NCAC), BSA was made aware of three additional Scouts showing
Highmark Inc. Awards $14,000 to 28 Pennsylvania Nonprofit Organizations
Pack 263 Sheila Fasig, manager of central ...,
volunteers with Cub scout
Pack 263 as
the assis...t committees. The Cub
program promotes citizenship,
Caroline W. Nahas Named New Corporate Board Chair for United Way of Greater Los Angeles
... search, as well as an ongoing dedication to volunteerism and improving the community. She has also received other honors, among them the Angeles Girl scout
Council's Grace Award, YWCA of Los Angeles' Silver Achievement Award and the UCLA Medical Center's Aesculapians Service Award.
"It is an hono...
Teaming Up to Tackle a Deadly Cancer
...HealthDay News) -- As a child, Daniel Alter had blazing headaches that doctors explained away as lazy eye or asthma.
He pushed himself through Boy scout
hikes until one day he fell three times in one hour. On the baseball field, he would see a fly ball coming right for his mitt and it would fall to the...
Boy Scouts Uniform Earns Award
...Newswire/ -- In August 2008, the Boy Scouts of America introduced a new Boy scout
uniform to commemorate its upcoming 100th Anniversary. The material for ne...d safety education unlike any other youth-serving organization," said Chief scout
Executive Bob Mazzuca. "Preparing Scouts for severe weather conditions is o...
Argonne Anti-Jet-Lag Diet Helps Summer Travelers Beat Jet Lag
...rnacle Choir, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the World Bank, the Federal Reserve System, the Canadian National Swim Team, and dozens of corporations, scout
groups, church groups, travel groups and individual travelers.
For a small fee, visitors to the AntiJetLagDiet.com Web site can also use Argonne-...
Highmark Inc. Recognizes Exceptional Employee Volunteers with Jefferson Awards for Public Service
...veloper project manager, has volunteered as a Girl scout
troop leader for the Girl Scouts in the Heart of P...d trips. Mary Ann also coordinates the annual Girl scout
cookie sale for the 15 Girl scout
troops in the Carlisle area. As a volunteer for th...
Aurora Health Care Teams With Community Groups for Special Earth Day Neighborhood Cleanup
... They include GE Healthcare, the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee , Boy scout
Troop 580, Girl scout
Troop 1453, school groups and others.
"Aurora's caregivers and volunte...
Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania's Young Women's Leadership Conference Offers a Day of Workshops on Creating 'A Healthier You'
... You through Mind, Body, and Spirit.
Note to news, photo and assignment editors. There are great visuals here. In addition, a Girl scout
flag ceremony will kick off the day's events. Visuals include drum circle, tai chi, chicken Chucking (an interactive workshop that builds on the impor...
Saving Money While Protecting Your Health in Tough Economic Times
... two years later, Chloe and her mom have lost more than 100 lbs combined. Their family is thrilled to enjoy camping, boating, hiking, swimming clubs, scout
troop activities and more together. Chloe now shops in the junior department and her mom is down to a size 10.
"My life is completely differen...
Scout in Medical Technology
Scout in Medical Dictionary
...once so rare and expensive ... ( Before the arrival of sugar cane, honey and fruit were the only sweeteners. ... After he catches the eye of a scout
while playing in his native Dominican Republic, baseball prospect Miguel " Sugar " Santos (Algenis Perez Soto) is recruited to play... What...
Scout in Biological News
Researcher finds Girl Scout meetings provide an opportunity to increase girls' physical activity
Girls typically are less physically active than boys, but a Kansas State University researcher has found that organizations like Girl Scouts provide an ideal setting to get girls moving early in life and to develop lifelong healthy habits.
Richard Rosenkranz, assistant professor in human nutrit...
MIT student develops new innovations to selectively kill cancer cells
...ht. The results of these trials are very promising, meaning that the impact of this technology is wide-reaching with many potential applications."
and Assassin: Communicating Nanoparticles
Von Maltzahn's second invention aims to fundamentally improve the intravenous delivery of therapeutics ...
Bee swarms follow high-speed 'streaker' bees to find a new nest
According to Schultz there are two theories on how swarms find the way. In the 'subtle guide' theory, a small number of scout
bees, which had been involved in selecting the new nest site, guide the swarm by flying unobtrusively in its midst; near neighbours adjust their fligh...
Entomological Society of America names 2008 award winners
...n Systematics in 2007, and, most recently, the National Conference on Urban Entomology Master of Science Scholarship in 2008. Preston is also an Eagle scout
(2000). After completing his M.S. degree, Preston plans to pursue a Ph.D., continuing to work in the field of ant behavior and ecology.
The coming convergence
... seen nothin' yet'."
Schmidt elaborates, "At a time when little is certain except the imminence of sweeping change, [we must] consider how we might scout
out our future options and steer the ship wisely. Making those synergies happen will require breaking down barriers between scientific and technologic...
Bee strategy helps servers run more sweetly
...a limited number of bees and unpredictable demand on their time and desired location) with a seamless system driven by dances. Heres how it works: The scout
bees leave the hive in search of nectar. Once theyve found a promising spot, they return to the hive dance floor and perform a dance. The direction of...
Entomological Society announces 2007 award winners
...aduate student awards in her department and has engaged in more than 25 outreach events for K-12. In the community, she is actively involved as a Girl scout
leader and in an organization that promotes cross-cultural understandings. She was the recipient of two of ESAs Presidents Prizes, the Sigma Xi Grants...
Researchers find new taste in fruit flies: carbonated water
.... Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, who conducted the study, suggest that the ability to taste carbon dioxide may help a fruit fly scout
for food that is nutritious over that which is too ripe and potentially toxic. The research is partly funded by the National Institute on Deafness and...
Failure of 'scout cells' may lead to cancer in transplant patients
... antigen-presenting cells and memory T cells.
cells detect the presence of viruses and other inv...lls of the body. If the infection flares up again, scout
cells alert the memory T cells, which rapidly prol...resent study suggests that PTLD arises because the scout
cells can only weakly activate the memory T cells ...
Honeybee decision-making ability rivals any department committee
... researchers found, the scouts signal to the waiting bees in the swarm that it's time to warm up their flight muscles in preparation for takeoff. Each scout
does so by scrambling through the swarm cluster and briefly pressing its vibrating thorax against the other bees to stimulate them to activate their w...
Scout in Biological Technology
Internet Scout celebrates 10 years on web, eyes new project launch
Madison, Wis. - From less than 1 million to 600 billion pages-that's one measure of the World Wide Web's growth in the past 10 years.
From the beginning, the Internet Scout
Project has been on the job, providing better tools for finding, filtering and presenting online information. Internet Sc...
Internet Scout Project develops better tools for online research
As the information revolution took hold, some groups envisioned the need to find structure among growing volumes of electronic files. The Internet Scout
Project was established in 1994 to develop better tools and services for finding, filtering, and presenting online information. The Scout
American Geographical Society awards honor Henson, Smith on April 15 at UD
...scientist at the University of Arizona's Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, led NASA's Phoenix Mars Mission. The Phoenix Mars Lander, the first in NASA's scout
class, was launched on August 4, 2007, and touched down in the Martian arctic on May 25, 2008, to search the soil of the Red Planet for the building b...
Update: Georgia and North Carolina Teens Honored for Research in Biochemistry and Genetics in Nation's Premier High School Science Competition
...and Engineering Fair, the North Carolina State Science
and Engineering Fair and the North Carolina Junior Science Humanities
Symposium. He is an Eagle scout
in the Boy Scouts of America and dreams of one
day owning his own biotech startup, specializing in personalized medicine.
Mr. Wickramasekara a...
Scout Project plans online library portal with $2.6 million grant
... Rachael Bower, Co-Director of the Internet scout
Project Madison, Wis. The University of Wisconsin-Madisons Internet scout
Project will use a recent $2.6 million grant to d...y, said Rachael Bower, co-director of the Internet scout
Pathways is one such program that the ...
Corporations and blogging
If you're just beginning to think about blogging in the corporate environment, I highly recommend Dan's book. It's a marvelous primer and great scout
that will help you make smart decisions about using and working in the blogosphere.
Chris Shipley is the executive producer of NetworkWorld's DEMO...
Creating thousands of jobs, Chicagos biotech space to triple
...her married and political life with Bill Clinton, she and her two younger brothers seemed to be an integral part of Park Ridge life.
She was a Girl scout
there. She was a member of the local Methodist youth group. She was involved in sports and, as you would guess, politics.
The objective of today's ...
That blip on the national venture capital radar screen may be Wisconsin
...in the state economy over time. In addition, Frazier Technology Ventures of Seattle opened a Madison office nearly three years ago, and continues to scout
for its first Wisconsin deal.
But as most venture capitalists will freely admit, few firms can bite off deals by themselve...
Avolte Venture Partners reaches capital goal
... Midwest, a venture capital arm of Boston's Peak Ridge Capital Group, Inc. , says it has reached its initial goal for raising capital and is ready to scout
for early-stage investments in Wisconsin and the Midwest.
The fund, which was to be capped at $50 million, has not raised that much yet, but has ra...
Scout in Biological Dictionary
...um reveals a number of indentations that might ... Report Quote Reply Withered Basidium drop rate ... Third Kill, i got the withered basidium , scout
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