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Fill the Box Comfort Bags

Posted on Sep 16 2017 - 1:29pm

Troop 163,

As you run errands this weekend, think about the chemotherapy comfort bags that the troop will be making. These bags will support newly diagnosed breast cancer patients. Items that are being asked for are: 
Water bottle 
Pink pen
Non skid socks
Small pack of Kleenex 
Medium sized note pad 
Word search books
Stress relief balls 
Playing cards 
Room darkening eye covers

Please bring your items to the next meeting or on the 26th.
If you have any questions please let me know.

Thanks 
Patrick Childs

St. Rita Fiesta Volunteers Needed!

Posted on May 16 2017 - 8:10pm
Time to pick your volunteer shift for the St. Rita Fiesta!
The Fiesta is Friday, June 2nd 5-10pm and Saturday, June 3rd 2-10pm.
 
We need all of you!  As the largest single parish event in the Diocese of Rochester, it takes over 400 volunteers to make this a success. 
 
Each year Troop 163 sends dozens of volunteers to help run the Fiesta Game Booths and to help out in other areas.  This is another way to say thank you to our Chartering Organization, to earn service hours and to have a ton of fun!
 
Please follow this link to the Fiesta Volunteer page. 
 
You will have to sign each person up individually.
Typically we'll need 1 adult (to handle money) with 1 scout at each shift.
 
When you work a shift (minimum of 2 hours), you will receive a $5.00 voucher toward a meal at the Fiesta Food Booth.  The sooner you sign up, the better your chance at a free volunteer t-shirt too.
 
We are also looking for donations of Beanies, Webkinz, McD Toys, Books, DVDs and Puzzles.  And themed gift baskets for our Raffle.
 
Please shoot me an email saying that you've signed up and I'll make sure you get the volunteer credit.  Don't forget to use the online service hour tracking form too.
 
Feel free to contact me with any questions.
Please click "read more" to view contact information.

Applebee's Breakfast Fundraiser

Posted on Mar 21 2017 - 2:18pm

Sunday, April 30th, 2017   Breakfast served from 8:00am- 10:00am  

Applebee's Restaurant 1955 Empire Blvd. Webster

Tickets cost $6.00 and include pancakes, bacon, juice and coffee

Click on this link to sign up:  https://www.scouttroop163.org/node/2755

 

Pasta Dinner

Posted on Mar 4 2017 - 3:11pm

Announcing our Annual Pasta Dinner Fundraiser

Saturday, March 11, 2017 at St. Rita Church, Webster from 5:30-7:30 PM

Cost of Tickets: $7.00

Scout Sunday - February 5th - 9:00am Mass

Posted on Jan 22 2017 - 7:55pm
The Boy Scouts of America annually celebrates its founding on February 8, 1910, based on the program started by Lord Baden Powell in England, on August 1, 1907.
 
On February 5th, at the 9:00 am mass, St. Rita Church invites all scouts and their families to join the St. Rita community in the Eucharistic celebration.  Joining the parish family in worship and serving in the various liturgical ministries displays our unity and joint support of one another.  Scouts who have earned religious medals this year will be recognized during mass.
 
We will meet in Room 1 at 8:30am.  Full Class A uniform is requested for Scouts and Scouters.  We will process into the church as a group and be seated together.  You do not have to be Catholic to attend the mass and show your support.
 
Please take a moment now to click the SignupGenius link below and volunteer for one of the many ministries listed.  Also, please register your attendance on the website so we will know how many reserved seats for the scouts and how much food to purchase for the reception. 
 
Please click "read more" to view the SignUpGenius link.
 
All scouts and their families are invited to a reception in the gym following the Scout Sunday Mass.
 
Thank you and as always, please feel free to contact me with any questions.
 
Corinne K.
Please click "read more" to view contact information

Online Service Hour Tracking! (REQUIRED)

Posted on Jan 10 2017 - 7:35pm

Hello, Scouts! There is a new method to record service hours in the Troop... Please click here to read about it. (For security reasons, I can't place it here.)

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