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Troop 77 meets Wednesday evenings at 6:30pm during the school year in the Odd Fellows Hall on Park Avenue (Route 127) in Contoocook, NH.


Contoocook Carry Water Stations - September 9th

Posted by tom.inzinga on Aug 22 2017 - 12:15pm

Hi Everyone,

On September 9th the troop will be running a water station at the Contoocook Carry. Our station will be located on Pine street and will run from 2:20-4:15. If you can help out please let Mr. Rinden and I know.
YIS,
-Alex Swanson

100 Nights of Remembrance - New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetary - Sunday, September 10

Posted by tom.inzinga on Aug 21 2017 - 4:00pm

<< Learn more at http://www.100nightsofremembrance.org >>

Since 2007 to the present, members of 100 Nights of Remembrance sound taps at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen, NH and The Mount Calvary Cemetery in Manchester, NH every evening rain or shine at 7:00 PM from Memorial Day through September 11th. After the 100 consecutive nights closing ceremonies, taps is then sounded once a week on Sunday afternoons at 1:00 PM Rain, shine or even snow until the opening ceremony each Memorial Day.  100 Nights of Remembrance is dedicated to honoring and paying the highest respect to those who have served in our Armed Forces and all our fallen heroes. The public is welcome to attend these solemn ceremonies.  “So We May Never Forget”   

 “We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.” — Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Youth Educational Day   

Summary:  You are cordially invited to a training session about the history of New Hampshire Veterans, the State Veterans Cemetery, featuring a Military Honors (which is a military Funeral) and a flag folding Ceremony.  All major monuments along the “memorial Walkway will be open and staffed to explain the monument and answer all questions.    For those in attendance a Bar-B- Que will be provided at the end of the training session.  

Who:  Any Cadet, Scout Troop or young person who would like to learn about Military Honors, Military Funerals, Proper flag folding and learning about the monuments in the Cemetery.  

Date:  Sunday, September 10, 2017  

Time:  2:00 pm – 4:00 with a Bar-B-Que Luncheon served at 5:00 pm  

            ** You are invited and encouraged to stay for the closing ceremonies starting at 6:00 pm  

Place:  New Hampshire Veterans Cemetery  

            110 Daniel Webster Hwy, Boscawen, NH 03303  

 For anyone interested or for any questions, please email Noel Taylor, director of 100 Nights of Remembrance at noeltylr@gmail.com 

 

 

 2017 Closing Ceremony Information

  Summary:  The 100 Nights of Remembrance proudly invites all our friends to join us as celebrate our tenth anniversary of soundings Taps at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery. We also invite all New Hampshire Military Units, (NHNG, US Marines, US Coast Guard.  All Catholic War Veterans, American Legion, VFW and others..  We also have invited Fire Depts. and Police Depts. And their Honor Guards from across the State. It is our hope that many of the youth groups attending our “Educational Young Day” will also participate in our Closing Ceremony.   

Who:  Any Cadet, Scout Troop, horn player, Fire or Police Department Honor Guard or Military Honor Guard.  

 

Date:  Sunday, September 10, 2017   

 

Time: 3:30 - 4:30        All Brass Players report in at the Maintenance Building 

 

          4:30 - 5:30       Brass Players warm-up and run thorughs

 

              4:30 - 5:00       All Honor Guard Units send on representative and report in at the Maintenance Building

 

              5:30                 Line up -    All units report to the staging area at Section III -  Please report to Sarah Agi

 

              6:00                 Ceremony Starts      

 

Place:  New Hampshire Veterans Cemetery  

 

            110 Daniel Webster Hwy, Boscawen, NH 03303  

 

 For anyone interested or for any questions, please email Noel Taylor, director of 100 Nights of Remembrance at noeltylr@gmail.com 

2017/2018 Troop Annual Planning Conference

Posted by tom.inzinga on Aug 21 2017 - 3:55pm

Hi Everyone, 

We will be having our yearly planning meeting at Elm Brook park on the 25th at 5:00. We have also been asked by the park to paint a fence so wear a pair of clothes you don't mind getting dirty. At the meeting we will be planning merit badges as well as camping trips. If you are planning on attending please email Mr. Rinden so we can get an accurate head count. There will also be pizza.
YIS,
-Alex Swanson

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