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Lodge Ledger: Dwellers of the prairie

Not many lodges make it 50 years, let alone 75. Based in eastern South Dakota, northwest Iowa, and southwest Minnesota, Tetonwana Lodge is 76 years old.

Feb 17, 2014   Lodge Ledger
Lodge Ledger: Lowanne Nimat Lodge revamps LLD

Lowanne Nimat Lodge recently had 20 youth and 11 adult Arrowmen attend their lodge leadership development conference held at the Destiny USA mall in Syracuse, NY, the sixth largest mall in the country.

Feb 17, 2014   Lodge Ledger
Lodge Ledger: Centennial Blaze #6 - Legacy Project

Lodge Legacy Rock

Each lodge was asked to provide a legacy rock during 2012. Why? Simply put, this act will provide a permanent way to commemorate the legacy each lodge has left during the first century of our organization.

Lodge Ledger: Centennial Blaze #9 - Arena Shows

One of the most exciting parts of the National Order of the Arrow Conference happens at night. Most evenings during NOAC, the thousands of Arrowmen in attendance will gather for an arena show.

Feb 14, 2014   Centennial 2015, Lodge Ledger
Lodge Ledger: Centennial Blaze #5 - Fundraising Ideas

Are you excited about going to NOAC 2015, but unsure how your lodge can raise enough money to bring along 100 Arrowmen? Hopefully, your lodge leadership is already thinking about fundraising; you may have even started already.

Dec 19, 2013   Centennial 2015, Lodge Ledger
Lodge Ledger: Call to select your lodge history book chairman

The next step in the 2015 Legacy Project is fast approaching. Soon, your lodge will be asked to research and write a book on your lodge’s history.

Dec 19, 2013   Centennial 2015, Lodge Ledger
Lodge Ledger: Putting the WWW into Recognitions and Awards

The Order of the Arrow is always striving for ways to recognize its members. Whether at the chapter, lodge or even national level, leaders look for ways to thank and reward those who have put in hard work and made many sacrifices in the spirit of the brotherhood of cheerful service.

Dec 19, 2013   Lodge Ledger
Lodge Ledger: Don't forget to recharter your lodge for 2014

Lodge RecharterEvery year, each Order of the Arrow lodge must submit a charter renewal form in order to maintain their mem

Nov 17, 2013   Lodge Ledger
Lodge Ledger: New Innovation Award announced for lodges and chapters

Innovation AwardThe national Order of the Arrow committee recently introduced an Innovation Award, designed to recognize

Nov 17, 2013   Lodge Ledger
Summer fires blaze in the Western Region

Philmont PatchResidents of the southwestern part of the United States faced a summer of grueling and intense wildfire.

Oct 29, 2013   Lodge Ledger
Lodge Ledger: Lodge charter renewal and JTE changes

By now each lodge should have received the 2014 Lodge Charter Renewal Kit. It was mailed to Scout executives on October 1st. There are several changes to the charter renewal process and Journey to Excellence this year.

Oct 24, 2013   Lodge Ledger
Lodge Ledger: Centennial Blaze #4 - Public Launch

This is the fourth edition of this publication, and it is dedicated to NOAC recruiting kickoff. Previous editions described the work lodges should to do behind the scenes. Now this will discuss how to unveil NOAC promotions and build up hype within the entire lodge.

Oct 24, 2013   Centennial 2015, Lodge Ledger