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    Boy Stouts Plan Annual Fall
Boys will be invited to join
the Boy Scouts of America as a
part of the annual fall roundup,
the membership campaign of the
Daniel Boone Council, Hillhud
H. Penland, the roundup chair
man, announced today.
The fall roundup is scheduled
to be held between September
11 and December 15, but leaders
of 285 Cub Scout packs, Boy
Scout troops, and Explorer posts
in this area have already started
to make their plans for Scout
unit participation in the mem
bership program, Mr. Penland
8,9, and 10 year old boys will
be invited to join Cub Scout
packs and boys 11 or older are
eligible for Boy Scout troops.
High School boys will have spec
ial opportunities to become Ex
plorers, Mr. Penland said.
As a part of the fall roundup
program in the Daniel Boone
Council, Scout units, boys, and
leaders will be able to earn
awards. These include: For the
boy Each boy who recruits a
new boy will receive a Recruit
er Strip. For the unit leader
A copy of the brand new and
treasured Scout Fieldbook for
recruiting at least 6 new boys
into his unit. For the den moth
er An attractive certificate
when her cubmaster or pack
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qualifies (6 new boys). For the
neighborhood commissioner A
Scout Fieidbook when his units
qualify. For the district com
missioner A Scout Fieldbook ,
when 60% of his units qualify.
We expect that over 1,000
new Scouts will be enrolled dur
ing the fall roundup,” Penland
explained, “and these boys will
have an opportunity to get in on
the fun and adventure of Scout
ing as soon as they become
Penland said that information
about the location of Scout units
n the Daniel Boone Council is
available from the Scout service
center, Boy Scouts of America.
M W. T. Weaver Blvd., Ashe
ville, N .C. Phone 254 6189, and*
that parents whose sons want to
be Scouts may ask for the names
of institutions that use the Scout
program in their areas.
Rotlrod Military
Eligible For
Health Care
Retired military personnel and
their dependents eligible for re
cently developed civilian health
care can now get 100% protec-
by combining the govem
.ponsored program with
-ue Cross and Blue Shield sup
plementary coverage.
Under the government pro
gram, retired military person
nel, their eligible dependents,
and dependents of former mem
bers who died while on active
duty or in a retired status, be
came eligible for civilian health
benefits on January 1, 1967,
The Blue Cross and Blue
Shield Military Retiree Certifi
cate provides benefits of one
third the amount to be paid by
the government for in-patient
services. This is equivalent to
25% of charges and together
with the government coverage,
provides 100% protection for
services classified as in-patient
care under the Military Medical
Military coverage for retired
members and eligible depend
ents will continue until age 65,
at which time military medical
benefits cease for those entitled
to hospital benefits under Title
I of the Social Security Am
mendments of 1965. Blue Cross
and Blue Shield subscribers
holding Military Retiree Certi
ficates will have an opportunity
to transfer to Blue Cross and
Blue Shield Medicare coverage
when they become eligible.
Military Retiree Supplement
, Coverage, offered by Blue Cross
and Blue Shield, is a special
coverage but dues may be re
mitted through employers.
Boy Stouts
Attend Camp
Daniel Boone
The following Cub Scouts from
Micaville Pack 509, accompan
ied by adult leaders Ben Grif
fith, Lloyd Deyton and Max
Hughes, attended Camp Daniel
Boone Saturday, July 15: Lynn
Huskins, Derek Hughes, Misc»
Bailey, Tony Hughes, Phillip
Deyton, Tom Griffith, and Bob
by Deoela.
Beginning at one p. m., the
boys and their dads visited
“County Fair” stations, illus
. trating the many aspects of Boy
Scout camp activities. Stations
include swimming, boating, rif
lery, archery, fishing, camp
craft and nature study.
The evening program included
a formal flag ceremony, a cook
out boy scout style, without
utensils, and a campfire with
the usual songs, stunts, stories
and Scout fellowship.
This is an annual event to en
able the Cubs to get a taste of
camp life and to show thin
what they may look forward to
upon graduation into Boy Scouts.
Louise Hughes, Den Mother
Roberts Named
Area Chairman
(Raleigh, July 17, 1967)
George W. Roberts, Roberts
Chevrolet-Buick, Inc., Burnsville
has been reappointed to serve
as 1967-68 Area Chairman of the
North Carolina Automobile Deal
ers Association for Yancey
County, according to an announ
cement made today by NCADA
President Henry H. Sandlin of
Mr. Roberts will act as liasoft
officer between new car and
truck dealers in this area and
NCADA and the National Auto
mobile Dealers Association. He
will be responsible for promot
ing the various programs and
activities of NCADA' and NADA
and will head a county-wide
membership campaign for both
Officers of the North Carolina
Automobile Dealers Association
are: Henry H. Sandlin, Dunn,
President; R. D. McMillan, Jr.,
Red Springs, Vice President;
J. K. Neely, Jr., Belmont, Sec
retary; W. O. Buie, Smithfield,
Treasurer; and T. A. Williams.
Sr., Greensboro, North Carolina
director of the National Automo
bile Dealers Association and
NADA First Vice President.

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