Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel, Houston, Texas near Loop 610 & Kirby map Use the Heritage Center entrance.
Cost: Free to the Scouting Community. All Scouts, Troops & Packs are welcome to attend. Sponsorships are available to help honor the 2013-14 Eagle Class. See below.
RSVP: Clicking on links above. 2013-14 Eagle Scouts must RSVP separately. There is no limit on attendees or guests. Please feel free to invite as many as you like as long as they RSVP.
You and your Eagle Scouts don't want to miss this once in a lifetime opportunity to be recognized by two accomplished Eagle Scouts: Outstanding Eagle Scout Scott Parazynski, MD and Eagle Scout Sam Malone. Our Guest Speaker will be Outstanding Eagle Scout Scott Parazynski, MD and former Astronaut - Physician – Inventor. Dr. Parazynski currently serves as Director and Chief Medical Officer of UTMB’s Center for Polar Medical Operations in Galveston. Eagle Scout Sam Malone, Radio and Talk Show Host for 700 AM KSEV radio and KHOU Channel 11 will act as our emcee for the program.
• 1:30 pm doors open for the 2013 Eagle Scouts, friends and families to participate in several photo opportunities both professionally and by friends and families.
• 2:00 pm till 2:45pm there will be a Reception in the Eagle’s honor. A special presentation of the Eagle Medallion will be made to every Eagle Scout. All Eagles, guest, family and friends are welcome to join us. Cake and punch will be served. This is not a banquet and the formal program will be in stadium-style seating.
• 2:45 pm everyone will move to the Program Hall with the main event beginning promptly at 3:00 and ending at 4:00pm.
• 4:00 pm till 5:00pm after the conclusion of the recognition program, join the ESA and guests in the reception hall which will re-open for pictures that you might not have gotten earlier. The professional photographers will also be available if you missed the opportunity to have a professional photo taken.
Attire: Appropriate attire for 2013-14 Eagle Scouts is full field uniform. Scoutmasters, Parents, and Scouters may wear field uniform or business casual. Please note: By attending or participating in this event, you give permission for your photograph to be used to promote Scouting recruitment or donations.
Event features a special keynote address to the 2013-14 Eagle Scout Class. Recognitions include the 2013 Eagle Class Namesake, NESA Outstanding Eagle Scout Award, and Adams Service Project of the Year Award. Every 2013-14 Eagle Scout who RSVPs and attends the New Eagle Reception will receive the special Sam Houston Area Council Eagle Scout Medallion pictured to the right.
The Sam Houston Area Council continues its tradition in 2014 of providing this reception free of charge for the Eagle Scout Class of 2013-14 and their guests, which will be underwritten with generous sponsorships by many Scouting Supporters, Eagle Scout Alumni, Charter Members, Scouting supporters,
and Patrons. Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Eagle Scout Alumni, Scouters, Scoutmasters and Cubmasters are all encouraged to attend this special program to recognize the Eagle Scout Class 2013-14, the Adams Project of the Year Award, NESA Outstanding Eagle Scout Award recipients, and the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award.
CONGRATULATORY AD - Family members of Eagle Scouts may purchase a Congratulatory Ad in the New Eagle Scout Reception program. Click on the ad or on the PURCHASE YOUR AD button at top of page. Deadline to order your ad is April 10, 2014.
PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPH - Family members of Eagle Scouts may have their Eagle Scout Professionally Photographed Click PHOTOGRAPH ORDER for more details of the background options. Below is a sample photograph.
Help celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Sam Houston Area Council and honor the 2013-14 Eagle Scout Class with a 2014 sponsorship. Your sponsorship will support the growth of Scouting and the recognition of the hard work of the 1098 Eagle Scouts in 2013, including our annual New Eagle Scout Reception, and provide vital funding for Scouting programs throughout the Sam Houston Area Council. Below are the levels of sponsorship available. Thank you for your support and dedication to the Eagle Scout Rank.
2014 Risings Stars Patrons
Special Facility, Reception, Eagle Wall, and Medallion Sponsors are available for special recognition during the program.
Silver Palm Patron
|$10,000||Special website recognition, preferred parking & seating & below.|
|Gold Palm Patron
||$5,000||Preferred seating, Audio-visual recognition & below.|
|Bronze Palm Patron
||$1,000||Special Recognition and below.|
|Rising Stars Patron
||$500||Program Listing, & Thank you Letter|
||$375||Sponsorship Board Listing & below|
Program Listing, & Thank you Letter
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