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The pack celebrated the 89th birthday of Cub Scouting with their annual Blue-Gold Banquet on Saturday February 16 at the Elizabeth Baptist Church.

This year's theme was "Customs of Other Countries."

Each den chose a country, Lions USA, Tigers Brazil, Wolf Japan, Bear Mexico, Webelos 1 Italy, Webelos 2 Germany and displayed decorations and performed skits of their adopted country.

Invocation was given by Rev. Craig Blankenship.

A covered-dish dinner for Cub Scouts, Family Members, and Friends of the Pack began the evening.

Each den brought food custom to the country they chose.

Cubmaster Keith did a reading "The History of the Blue-Gold Banquet."

Presentation of the colors by Webelos 2 Headless Chicken Patrol.

A Cub Scout Court of Honor was held for the Cub Scouts who earned advancements:

Lion

Josiah FM - Animal Kingdom + King of the Jungle + On Your Mark + Pick My Path adventures and Lion Badge

Luke H - King of the Jungle + On Your Mark + Pick My Path adventures + Lion Badge

Archer S - Animal Kingdom + Build It Up, Knock It Down, King of the Jungle + Mountain Lion, On Your Mark adventures + Lion Badge

Tiger

Braidin F - Backyard Jungle + My Family's Duty to God + Team Tiger + Tiger Bites adventures

Ash G - Tiger Shooting Sports Award + Archery Shooting Sports Pin + BB Gun Shooting Sports Pin

James P - Backyard Jungle + My Family's Duty to God + Team Tiger + Tiger Bites adventures

Wolf

Lucas C - Call of the Wild + Council Fire + Howling at the Moon + Running with the Pack adventures

Eli F - Adventures in Coins adventure

Bear

Tucker C - Baloo the Builder + Critter Care + Fellowship and Duty to God + Make it Move adventures + Bear Badge + Emergency Prepardness Award

Bentley H - Baloo the Builder + Fellowship and Duty to God + Marble Madness + Paws for Action adventures

Louis M - Baloo the Builder + Critter Care + Fellowship and Duty to God + Make it Move + Marble Madness adventures + Whittling Chip

Hunter S - Baloo the Builder + Bear Necessities + Fellowship and Duty to God + Forensics + Fur, Feathers, and Ferns + Marble Madness + Paws for Action adventures + Bear Badge

Holden V - Baloo the Builder + Fellowship and Duty to God + Make it Move + Marble Madness adventures

Webelos 1 Blue Flame Phoenix Patrol

Hunter G - Duty to God and You + Sportsman adventures

Tyler H - Duty to God and You adventure + Webelos Badge

Chase H - Cast Iron Chef + Duty to God and You + First Responder + Sportsman + Webelos Walkabout adventures + Webelos Badge

A God and Family religious award ceremony was performed for Webelos 1 Blue Flame Phoenix Patrol scouts Hunter G - Tyler H - Chase H for completiton of their six week class. Their counselor Rev, Craig Blankenship presented each with their award. Mentor pins were presented to their parents. Webelos 1 also presented Rev Blankenship with a gift for serving as their counselor.

A ceremony was also held for Bear Scout Louis M as he completed the Jewish Maccabee religious award requirements.

Scouts attending were presented with a patch for selling popcorn: Matthew B - Tucker C - Lucas C - Quincy F - Bradin F - Eli F - Josiah FM - Hunter G - Luke H - Tyler H - Bentley H - Chase H - James P - Hunter S - Holden V.

Wyatt G from Webelos 2 Headless Chicken Patrol was presented with the Good Scout award for the month.

Cubs were presented service stars for their years in Cub Scouting:

1 year - Josiah FM - Luke H - Archer S - Bentley H

2 years - Braidin F - Hunter G - Wyatt G - James P - Hunter S - Holden V

3 years - Tucker C - Lucas C - Quincy F - Eli F - Louis M

4 years - Tyler H - Chase H - Draygon P

5 years - Matthew B

Leaders presented service stars for years of service:

2 years - Craig Blankenship - Jennifer Hoover

3 years - Leanna Corbitt

4 years - Crystal Cox-Hardbarger

7 years - Melanie Axley

8 years - Amanda Balis - Rob Pitts

11 years - Derek Egbert

35 years - Keith Smith

46 years - George Lemon

Each Cub Scout was asked to make a dessert with the help of an adult male for the Cub/Male Dessert Silent Auction or donated a gift.

Desserts and donated gifts included:

Porch Swing materials donated by Larry and Marianne Siers and built by Webleos 2 Headless Chicken Patrol - purchased by Derek Egbert

Peanut Butter Fudge made by Draygon Pate - purchased by Derek Egbert

Dirt Cake made by Matthew Balis - purchased by Derek Egbert

Blueberry Cobbler made by Tyler and Phil Hardbarger - purchased by Faith Smith

Blueberry Pastries made by James and Rob Pitts - purchased by Faith Smith

Snicker Doodle Cookies made by Derek Egbert - purchased by Faith Smith

Jello Flag made by Josiah Ferrell McAbee - purchased by Faith Smith

Fudge Brownies made by Lucas Curfman - purchased by Pat Egbert

Lemon Meringue Pie made by Zina and Ephraim Lynch - purchased by Hurshel Skinner

Penaut Butter Fudge made by Eli Ferrell - purchased by Hurshel Skinner

Sprinkle Fudge Brownies made by Chase Hoover - purchased by Mary Skinner

Fortune Cookies made by Zina and Ephraim Lynch - purchased by Carol Blankenship

Mixed Berry Cobbler made by Tucker Corbitt - purchased by Linda Vlach

Homemade Churro Cheesecake made by Holden VanCamp - purchased by Justin Harrison

Banana Split Pie made by Quincy Fasogbon - purchased by Zina Lynch

Dirt Cake made by Braidin Ferrell - purchased by Zina Lynch

German Chocolate Cake made by Wyatt Goodnight - purchased by Zina Lynch

Pockey made by Melanie Axley - purchased by Eli Ferrell

Churro Dump Cake made by Hunter Snyder - purchased by Donna Ferrell

Truck Sign crafted by Melanie Axley - purchased by Paula Burton

Dirt Cake made by Matthew Balis - purchased by Chase Hoover

Chocolate Pie made by Hunter Goodnight - purchased by Kathy Cale

Knife donated by Eli Ferrell - purchased by Grantis Boyce and Matthew Balis

Mirror donated by Eli-Braidin-Josiah Ferrell - purchased by Amber Goodnight

Avon donated by Braidin Ferrell - purchased by Wyatt Goodnight

Chocolate Chip Cookies made by Luke-Phil Hardbrger - purchased by Lawrence Hardbarger

Pack Profit from the Silent Auction $345.00

The evening concluded with the retrieving of the colors by Webelos 2 Headless Chicken Patrol.

The pack would like to THANK the Elizabeth Baptist Church for use of their facility.