Merit Badge University

On Saturday October 26 2013 troop 1111 from Lebanon Presbyterian Church on Elizabeth Road in West Mifflin, Pa. Was in attendance of the annual Merit Badge University at Waynesburg University in Waynesburg Pa. A large number of boy scouts were in attendance approximately 300, a large number of parents and leaders were also present. The day started at 8:00am sharp with an introduction by campus provost (Jacqueline Core) her opening remarks were encouraging and motivating, including her personal involvement in scouting.

In attendance from troop 1111 were Scoutmaster Paul Thomas, Paul Gurtner. Trail to eagle chairman Mr. Lou Weber. Chaplin Rev. Dr. Robert Titus, assistant Scoutmaster Joseph Lia and Andy Hornyak.
The opening ceremony was lead by troop 93. Pledge of allegiance, oath, and scout law. The morning sessions were led by certified merit badge councilors and eagle scouts.

Scouts in attendance were senior patrol leaders Joshua Titus Chaplin aid. Josh Gertner, Matt Stagier, Cory Kupizimir, Ben Lia, Gavin Hornyak and Dalton Psomas. Some of the Merit Badges that were completed by our scouts. Citizenship in the world by Josh, Ben, and Cory. Joshua and Josh in Graphic arts. Gavin in communication. Dalton completed citizenship in Nation. Louis Weber Jr. (one of our former eagle scouts) was the main counselor for Citizenship in the community. A badge his father also teaches.

The day was fun and educational all that attended were rewarded with a t-shirt patch. We encouraged members of our troop to participate in future events, like today.

 

 

On Sunday September 29, 2013, a Court of Honor for Mr. Jonathan Veltri, son of John and Sandra Veltri, was held at the Georgetown Center in Pleasant Hills, Pa. It was given by his parents on the occasion of this advancement to the highest rank in scouting, the Eagle Scout. The invocation was given by Fr. Nick of Holy Resurrection Church in West Mifflin, Pa. This is the church where Jonathan did his Eagle Procedure.

The eagle court of honor was officially opened by Mr. Wayne Wyant and the protocol followed. Jonathan was honored by the current scoutmaster Mr. Paul Thomas while retired Scout Master Gary Massaro, who helped lead Jonathan on his trail to eagle, also had a few words so say about him. Also Mr. Brett Brody, Mr. Paul Gurtner, Mr. Wayne Winterbauer and Mr. Joseph Lia had the honor of giving Jonathan his charge of Eagle Scout. The ceremony was closed by committee chairman Wayne Wyant. Upon addressing the guests Jonathan thanked everyone who helped him on his trail to Eagle especially Mr. Gary Massaro, Mr. Tom Novosel, Mr. Brett Brody, and especially Mr. Louis Weber.

Among the guests also present who spoke including State Representative Bill Quartz and Major Harbula/Sergeant Dicerbo of West Mifflin AFJROTC. Everyone spoke very highly of Jonathan and his accomplishments. After an outstanding meal was served to all the guests along with cookies and goodies. Everyone’s well wishes along with everyone’s regards

Jonathan Veltri is 15th Eagle Scout in a long line of distinguished scouts from troop 1111. All the scouts in participation surely looked up to Jonathan for future guidance and leadership. It is the hope of every every scout to achieve such a distinguishable feet of the Rank of Eagle Scout.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Troop 1111 Scout Sunday
On February 24 2013 Boy Scouts from troop 1111 participated in the Worship service at Lebanon Presbyterian Located on Old Elizabeth Road in West Mifflin. Prayers and Songs were sung to the Glory of God , giving thanks for all his Blessing to us and our families.

The main Sermon was given by Pastor Robert Titus who is the senior pastor in the church , the topic , was reconciliation all scouts in attendance were in full class a uniform along with Scoutmasters ,
The Church service was inspiring and truly uplifting for all in attendance.

 

 

February 15-17th 2013, Troop 1111 of West Mifflin, PA. attended a weekend camp out at the Yough Girl Scout Camp in Elizabeth Twp pa. The indoor facility's were very warm and comfortable , senior patrol leader Eric Earl along with Sean. Mullany we leaders for the boys activities for the weekend . The food was great and everyone had fun. Scout vespers were served in the evening giving thanks to God for his Blessing on the Troop.

Boy Scouts West Mifflin Troop 1111

Boy Scouts West Mifflin Troop 1111

Boy Scouts West Mifflin Troop 1111

Boy Scouts West Mifflin Troop 1111

Boy Scouts West Mifflin Troop 1111

Boy Scouts West Mifflin Troop 1111

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Troop 1111 pays tribute to war veterans for Memorial Day at Lebanon Presbyterian cemetery West Mifflin.

            Lead by our senior patrol leader Jonathan Veltre and other senior patrol scouts. The following scouts took part in paying tribute to our war veterans. The following scouts and leaders were present.
            Mr. Gary Massaro – Scout Master
            Jonathan Veltri
            Sean Mullaney
            Kevin Massaro
            Brandon Brody
            Ronald Petrelli
            Joshua Titus
            Mathew Stajger
            Benjamin Lia
           
Assistant Scout Master
            Brett Brody
            Thomas Mullaney
            Ronald Petrelli
            Wayne Winterbauer
            Scott Winterbauer
            John Veltri

Invocation and prayer were offered by our Scout Chaplin, Pastor Robert Titus.

Troop 1111 pays tribute to war veterans for Memorial Day at Lebanon Presbyterian cemetery West Mifflin.

Troop 1111 pays tribute to war veterans for Memorial Day at Lebanon Presbyterian cemetery West Mifflin.

Troop 1111 pays tribute to war veterans for Memorial Day at Lebanon Presbyterian cemetery West Mifflin.

Troop 1111 pays tribute to war veterans for Memorial Day at Lebanon Presbyterian cemetery West Mifflin.

Troop 1111 pays tribute to war veterans for Memorial Day at Lebanon Presbyterian cemetery West Mifflin.

Troop 1111 pays tribute to war veterans for Memorial Day at Lebanon Presbyterian cemetery West Mifflin.

Troop 1111 pays tribute to war veterans for Memorial Day at Lebanon Presbyterian cemetery West Mifflin.

Troop 1111 pays tribute to war veterans for Memorial Day at Lebanon Presbyterian cemetery West Mifflin.