On April 23rd at Busch Gardens Seminole Lodge 85 had its final banquet. Over a night of delicious food we recognized the past year’s acheivements and bestowed awards upon chapters and individuals.
Best Chapter Inductions: Netopalis Tachquiwi
Best Chapter Spirit: Netopalis Tachquiwi
Outstanding Chapter Chief: Daniel Holtzberg (Netopalis Tachquiwi)
Most Improved Chapter: Pethakhuwe
Best All Around Chapter: Netopalis Tachquiwi
Outstanding Chairman: Brandon Drawhorn
Most Dedicated Arrowman: Michael Valenti
Upcoming Arrowman: Lathan Dixon
Lodge Adviser’s Choice: Eugene McColgan
Getting Flaming Arrow Scout Reservation ready for summer camp is the name of the game for Ibis Weekend. During this weekend in May, the lodge hosts a council wide event, inviting all units to join us to set-up tents and prepare the activity areas for summer camp. But that is only Saturday morning. In the afternoon it is a mini council camporee.
This is the second lodge wide Ordeal weekend, with a Brotherhood Trail too. Friday night will host a call out ceremony for all candidates going thru Ordeal that weekend.
Ibis Weekend is May 20-22, 2016 at Flaming Arrow Scout Reservation. This is our largest event of the year and is open to all units and arrowmen.
The S-4 Section Conference 2016 was hosted by O-Shot-Caw lodge at Camp Elmore in Davie, Florida on April 8th -10th. The conference theme -The Vision Continues- reflected the Orders 101st anniversary and continuing cheerful service. This weekend of fellowship produced many new friendships and bonds among brothers. Our ceremonies team earned honor team for the Pre-Ordeal ceremony and our Lodge Chief Mitchell G. earned the first place for Nutiket principal in the Pre-Ordeal ceremony competition. Seminole lodge also won 2nd place for website and 3rd place in the volleyball tournament. Our lodge chief also won the prestigious Miss-Chief tiara for during the Friday night lodge chief competition.
You are formally invited to join us for our annual Lodge banquet. We will be honoring Arrowmen who have accomplished great things this past year. As well as our Centurion Award recipiants and our Class of 2015 Vigil honor members.
There will be food, fellowship and fun for all. Members, family and guests are all welcome.
Where – Busch Gardens‐ Gwazi Pavilion
10165 McKinley DR. Tampa, FL 33612
When – April 23, 2016
How much ‐‐ $20.00 per person
Register online at www.seminole85.com/registration/regindex.php
It may be too late to preregister for Section Conference, but you can still attend the largest OA event in the state. If you want to any of the cool things listed below just email the lodge.
- Meet the Southern Region Chief, Jeff Sedlacek
- Attend the LARGEST OA event in the state of Florida.
- Vote for Section Officers
- Learn how to dance in authehtic indian style
- Watch Section Chief Aaron Gluck get pied
- See the Great Woodrow J. Stock take flight at Section Competitions.
From new ordeal members to the most experienced Vigils, I gurantee you will love this event.
Email email@example.com to learn how you can still attend this event.