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Grand opening of the Boy Scouts of America Nevada Area Council’s new resource center


BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA NEVADA AREA COUNCIL NEWS RELEASE – The Boy Scouts of America Nevada Area Council has now opened the doors to its new headquarters located on 500 Double Eagle Court Reno, Nevada. The Nevada Area Council is geographically the second largest Scouting council in the United States, serving 23 counties throughout northeastern California, and northern Nevada.

The new Scouting Resource Center has staked its claim to what couldn’t have been a more fitting location- Double Eagle Court. This beautifully renovated building will now be home to the Webster Scouting Resource Center, Arthur M. Smith Jr. Regional Conference Center, and the Ron Krump Trading Post. The council’s office and store were previously located on Wells Avenue.

The Nevada Area Council will be commemorating the grand opening of its headquarters with a holiday open house on December 17, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Along with a unique opening ceremony, the open house will include tours, a grand opening sale in the Scout store and refreshments. The public is invited to attend the event to learn about the new center and how to become involved in Scouting.

Additionally, the Nevada Area Council will be hosting the second annual Good Scout Lunch on December 16, from Noon to 1:30 p.m. The event will honor Ranson Webster, T. J. Day, Ron Krump, and Arthur M. Smith Jr., whose contributions were instrumental in funding the new center. In support, the council is encouraging Scouts across the region to wear their uniforms on the day of the event. Last year’s lunch honored Mayor Bob Cashell, a longtime supporter of Scouting. Attendees will include members of the community, as well as Eagle Scouts of all ages and adult volunteers involved with the Boy Scouts of America. The public is invited to attend.

Information regarding these events and luncheon registration can be found at callingallscouts.com.

For more information on the Nevada Area Council, visit www.scouter.org or call 775-787-1111.

Today America’s #1 Character Building Program, Boy Scouts of America, stands to serve thousands of youths, ranging from 6-20 years old. With the addition of their new facility, the Nevada Area Council looks forward to continuing to carry on the morals and traditions that founded the organization over 100 years ago.

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