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Home»Volunteers»Volunteer Awards»2010 Beacon Awards

2010 Beacon Award Recipients

Units who earned the Beacon Award in 2010 are listed below in alphanumeric order according to district, with pictures shown in random order. The council's public relations department will select photos for publication on the website and/or in the Duffle Bag from those submitted with the Beacon Award Application.

This page last updated 08-02-12

​Boone Trails

  • Pack 30 -- collected can goods at Jungerman Wal-Mart in St. Charles for local food pantries
  • Pack 35 -- hosted an Inter Pack Field Day; also collected and donated large amount of food to Sts. Joachim & Ann Care Service
  • Pack 294 -- provided color guard for Coverdell Elementary Veterans Day Service
  • Pack 376 -- created living flag memorial for deceased Winfield Marine’s family and community
  • Pack 628 -- collected items for Salvation Army, with help of Worldwide Liquidators in St. Peters
    Pack 760 -- performed opening flag ceremony for “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer” event at Tower Grove Park.

  • Pack 856 -- Webelos participated in opening flag ceremony at Daniel Boone Elementary School for Veterans Day assembly
  • Pack 961 -- participated in Adopt the Road program to clean road in front of pack’s elementary school every other month; made three cedar benches for Hawthorn Elementary School’s outdoor classroom
  • Pack 966 -- Webelos performed flag ceremony for Veterans’ Day celebration at Ostmann Elementary
  • Troop 760 -- presented colors at opening ceremony of inaugural American Cancer Society walk called “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer” in Tower Grove Park
  • Troop 853 -- completed TEEN CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) training
  • Troop 976 -- put together display for February with old neckerchiefs, merit badge books and other older artifacts at American Legion Post 312
  • Troop 997 -- appeared on Fox 2 News morning show during interview with Eleanor Clark, author of "The Legacy of Lord Baden-Powell"


  • Troop 41 -- retired old worn-out flags for Sikeston and surrounding area on Veterans Day


  • Pack 19 -- participated in annual Crab Orchard Wildlife Refuge Clean-Up Day
  • Pack 48 -- participated in Old King Coal Parade in West Frankfort with float theme of "100 years of Scouting"; participated in opening-day ceremony at Rent One Park; placed flags at graves of veterans at Denning Cemetery in observance of Memorial Day

Gravois Trail

  • Pack  25 -- partnered with school’s "Adopt a Family" program and made Christmas stockings
  • Pack  66 -- recognized Scouting by having "100 years of Scouting" on school marquee
  • Pack 116 -- participated in Scouting for Food as noted in St. Louis Review
  • Pack 143 -- walked in Veterans Day Parade and carried flags
  • Pack 661 -- performed beautification project at their sponsor school
  • Pack 662 -- hosted School Night for Scouting, having promoted it with classroom visits, hallway and cafeteria postings, parish bulletin announcements, school mailing, parish-wide blast e-mails, bulletin boards and yard signs
  • Pack 726 -- partnered with Bethesda Southgate Senior Independent Living Facility to provide inter-generational experience for all
  • Pack 753 -- advertised pinewood derby on school’s marquee
  • Pack 826 -- displayed "Happy 100th Birthday BSA" message on school marquee 
  • Troop 116 -- eighth-grade Scouts were honor guard at naturalization ceremony at Fontbonne University
  • Troop 165 -- helped sort, count and box school supplies collected at St. Anthony’s Medical Center during annual back-to-school drive
  • Troop 580 -- with their families from Long Elementary School donated packs of diapers and contributed more than 80 hours of volunteer work at national headquarters of Nurses for Newborns Foundation in St. Louis
  • Troop 661 -- participated in parade
  • Troop 724 -- performed 7-flag color guard, at Southview School Open House, honoring all our military services
  • Troop 824 -- carried troop flag and U.S. flag in Veterans Day Para


  • District Committee -- Communications chairman Trina Thomas worked with units on story published in The Southern Illinoisan newspaper on 100th anniversary of Scouting
  • Pack, Troop & Crew 37 -- celebrated 100 years of Scouting at Scout Centennial Celebration at new church The View
  • Pack 41 -- delivered 76 homemade Christmas cards to two local residential care facilities, a nursing home and supported living center
  • Troop 66 -- recognized for 50 years of Scouting, along with past Scouts, at Court of Honor; followed by presentation at church service
  • Pack 128 -- picked up trash at Keyes City Park

New Horizons

  • Pack 321 -- participated in Operation Clean Stream
  • Pack 459 -- during flag retirement veremony, boys learned how to properly fold and retire flags
    Pack 569 -- participated in Veterans Day flag ceremony at River Bend Elementary School in Chesterfield
  • Pack 604 -- visited nursing home for Halloween party; in December adopted residents who are without family and bought Christmas presents; participated in sing-a-long with residents; passed out handmade cards and candy canes
  • Pack 621 -- Webelos of Den 10 presented the colors and led Pledge of Allegiance at city council meeting in Ballwin
  • Pack 630 -- participated in a flag ceremony
  • Pack 922 -- participated in annual Eureka Days Parade and won 1st place — Scouts made wooden canoes and carried them behind float made of camp scene
  • Pack 982 -- placed American flags on graves of veterans at New Mount Sinai Cemetery
  • Troop 303 -- sponsored CPR training class in which Kevin Ericson (father of Scout David Ericson) wanted to teach Scouts two lessons: be aware of your surroundings at all times, and importance of CPR training (Kevin had previously been at a meeting where he assisted an elderly woman who began choking on her food.)
  • Troop 310 -- Organized the Scouts for the Veteran’s Day Parade.
  • Troop 572 -- held flag retirement and dedication at Mt. Zion Church in conjunction with Daisy Troop 413; final flag dedicated to church by Troop 572 in thanks for church’s support
  • Troop 627 -- put up shelves in storage shed and did landscaping and fix-up jobs at home of Mike Treese, who has ALS
  • Troop 680 -- Striking Scorpion patrol performed opening flag ceremony at Veterans Day program at Rockwood Summit High School

North Star

  • Pack 797 -- held car wash to raise money for their chartered organization and pack;  also used event to promote signing up at School Night for Scouting
  • Pack 951 -- completed beautification project at McCurdy Elementary, cleaning up debris, pulling out unsightly bushes, trimming all bushes and trees
  • Troop 717 -- participated in Thanksgiving Parade
  • Troop 940 -- performed flag-raising ceremony on Veterans Day at St. Angela Merici Elementary School
  • Pack 811 -- held car-wash fundraiser at Modern Auto Car Dealership in Washington to help soldier wounded in Afghanistan
Ozark Trailblazers
  • Pack 563 -- wrote short stories about what Scouting means to them
  • Pack 697 -- participated in Missouri Fall Festival Parade in Leadwood
  • Troop 967 -- participated in Missouri Fall Festival Parade in Leadwood
  • Crew 2011 -- participated, along with Troop 11, in annual Thanksgiving Dinner with more than 500 guests; helped carry plates for elderly and small children; cleaned up and stacked chairs and tables
  • Crew 2348 -- conducted ceremony and disposal of more than 300 old American flags for VFW Post 3944 at the post hall
  • Pack 39 -- spent rainy afternoon cleaning up trash and debris in Royal Oaks Park in Warson Woods
  • Pack & Troop 284 -- visited Mary Ryder Home for Women; performed various Christmas carols and served sugar-free punch and cookies to residents and staff
  • Troop 11 -- participated, along with Crew 2011, in annual Thanksgiving Dinner with more than 500 guests; helped carry plates for elderly and small children; cleaned up and stacked chairs and tables
  • Troop 48 -- planted trees on church grounds to commemorate 100th anniversary of Scouting
River Trails
  • Pack 467 -- participated in flag retirement with Troop 467 at Pevely Homecoming
  • Pack 484 -- attended River City Rage Indoor Football game and participated in flag ceremony
  • Pack 892 -- made float for Thanksgiving Day Parade
  • Troop 416 -- held shopping night to help needy family
  • Troop 450 -- made float for Thanksgiving Day Parade
  • Troop 890 -- made float for Thanksgiving Day Parade
  • Pack 69 -- picked up 74 bags of trash for their 2-mile Adopt-A-Highway program in Doniphan
  • Pack 214 -- nominated Galen Selligman for "Do the Right Thing" award. While playing outside, Galen thought he saw a real handgun; he ran home and told his mother, who called police; they determined the gun was real with the safety off.
  • Troop 62 -- participated in retirement of 650 flags with Affton Elks
  • Troop 115 -- held flag collection drive after all masses on Independence Day at St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church
  • Troop 181 -- lowered flag at Loughborough YMCA and led parade to new Carondelet Park Rec Plex where they raised new flaglowered flag at Loughborough YMCA and led parade to new Carondelet Park Rec Plex where they raised new flag