Troop 506 News
Troop 506 Christmas Tree Recycling and Pickup
Boy Scout Troop 506 in Gwinnett County wants to make your holiday season more joyful by picking up your Christmas tree when you’re done with it and taking it to be recycled. We will offer to pick up the tree on either December 29th or January 5th. Simply fill out this form, and we will pick up your tree on the selected date free of charge. If you feel it is appropriate to donate to our troop, please attach an envelope with cash or a check signed to "BSA Troop 506".
P.K. Martin IV - (R) Georgia - State Senator - Georgia Senate District 09 commends Boy Scout Troop 506
P.K. Martin read and signed a resolution commending our Gwinnett County Troop 506 for the following:
Led by McKinley Davis, the troop's most senior scout, and Scout Master Lucas Harsh and Assistant Scout Master Trent Spake, these remarkable boys helped the neighbors of the Flowers Crossing subdivision to clear trees that had fallen on homes and yards, providing an invaluable service at a time when all tree removal and power companies were overwhelmed with requests for help; their unassuming acts of kindness and generosity after the storm uplifted an entire neighborhood at a crucial time, and they deserve much credit for their energy and dedication to Scouting excellence; the initiative displayed by this outstanding Boy Scout troop has set an example for all Georgians, making it abundantly fitting and proper that they be appropriately recognized.
Snellville Eagle Scout’s 9/11 memorial draws praise from officials, survivor
Gwinnett County Eagle Scout, Keval Parag Amin, gets praise for his eagle scout project. Read more about it here
Snellville officials joined soon-to-be Eagle Scout Keval Amin recently on the front lawn of city hall to unveil a memorial recalling the tragic events of Sept. 11.
Amin contacted the Port Authority of New York/ New Jersey and obtained a piece of the World Trade Center, which sits on top of the memorial. The bottom of the monument, painted by Billie Bradford, features an American flag.
Snellville Boy Scout Troop #506 Lends Helping Hand to Tropical Storm Irma Victims
Snellville Boy Scout Troop #506 saw an opportunity to help their community by lending a helping hand to those in need in the Lawrenceville area.
Assistant Scout Master, Trent Spake, and his wife, Kristin, drove around and assessed the damage in various Gwinnett neighborhoods on Monday night. “We wanted to determine in what capacity we could provide help to the storm victims. Scout Master, Lucas Harsh, and I contacted our scouts and twenty-two boys were quick to say ‘yes’ and answer the call,” said Spake.