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The Clarendon Enterprise July 2, 2015 il By Dr. Lauraine Paul Do you like exploring new things, camping, canoeing, archery, or shooting? Boy Scouts is for you. Boy Scouts is a program for young boys that builds character, trains them in the responsibilities of par- ticipating citizenship, and develops personal fitness. Boy Scouts helps build future leaders by combining educational activities and lifelong values with fun. Boys under the age of 11 years old may join Cub Scouts, and for more information, you can contact Cub Master, Roger Estlack. Dens, set up by grade, within Pack 437 meet on different days during the school year at the First United Meth- odist Church in Clarendon. For more information visit them on Facebook at Clarendon Cub Scouts. Boys who have completed 5th grade or 11 years old can join Boy Scouts, and you may contact, Scout- master David Smith for information. Troop 433 meetings are Monday 6:30 p.m. at the First Christian Church in Clarendon. For more information visit them on Facebook at Clarendon Boy Scouts. Let's look at members of the Boy Scout Troop 433. Eagle Scout Joseph Watson was the Senior Patrol Leader (top youth position) during National Youth Leadership Training Camp held at MK Brown. Joseph will also be spending his time this summer life guarding Cub Scout Resident camps held at Camp Don Harrington. Jacob Hewett recently earned his Eagle Scout. Eagle Scout is the highest, most honorable award in Boy Scouts. The following five scouts are on the road to Eagle: Harley Jaure- gui, Alex Bilbrey, Albert Buckhaults, Ray Jaramillo, and Trent Smith. They have completed requirements leading them to their final require- ment the Eagle Scout project. It is expected that over the next several months all five scouts will finalize their Eagle Projects and be eligible for promotion to Eagle Scouts. Keep up the hard work boys! You are almost there! Harley Jauregui attended Summer Camp at MK Brown quali- fying as Pro-marksmanship through the NRA for pistols. He also partici- pated in the Tomahawk throw for the camp wide games. Alex Bilbrey was the Senior Patrol Leader for the Owl Patrol for the past six months. He also attended Summer Camp at MK Brown quali- fying for Pro-marksmanship through the NRA for pistols. Albert Buckhaults was the Senior Patrol Leader for Troop 433 during Summer Camp at MK Brown. He qualified as Pro-marksmanship through National Rifle Association (NRA) for pistols. Ray Jaramillo helped staff the Cub Scout Day Camp held at MK Brown. Trent Smith attended Summer Camp at MK Brown. He also partici- pated in Archery for the camp wide games. Tyler Paul, attended the Polaris program during Summer Camp at MK Brown and earned his Duty to God. Adult Leaders are David Smith, Larry Beams, Nicole Beams, Mandy JaramiUo, Kirk Watson, Lisa Watson, Laura Paul, Joseph Jaramillo, and Tyler Smith. Committee Members are Ruth Hancock and Buffie Smith. The troop is chartered by the First Christian Church, represented by Danny Askew. Leading by example Troop 433 will demonstrate Reverence to God and Nation while raising the flags and leading the Pledge of Allegiance during the dedication of the Ten Commandment Monument held 10 a.m. on July 3 on the lawn east of the Courthouse Annex. Just in case you missed us, stop by the Rodeo grounds concession stand each night of the rodeo. All proceeds help support Clarendon Troop 433. Your support is greatly appreciated. Hope to see you there! CALL: 874-5201 OPEN DALLY 6 A.M.TO 10 P.M. PHARMACY: 874-5202 AD GOOD THRU: July 9, 20t5 I la, AUSTIN - The Texas Comp- troller's Unclaimed Property, Inno- vation and Technology and Texas Procurement and Support Services (TPASS) divisions were among the winners of the 2015 Best of Texas Awards. The awards were presented on June 26 at the e.Republic's Center for Digital Government's annual Texas. Digital Government Summit, ' The Comptroller's Unclaimed Property Division won Most Inno- vative Use of Social Media for a successful campaign that has gen- erated unclaimed property claims by Texans totaling more than $5 million since December 2013. To search for unclaimed property at any time, or view helpful how-to videos on the process, visit the Comptrol- ler's unclaimed property website at ClaimltTexas.org, or call 1-800-654- FIND (3463). "This is a great example of how government can use technology and social media to better serve taxpay- ers," Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar said. "We're proud that we have been able to develop new and innovative ways to improve our customer ser- vice. I applaud my staff for their out- standing efforts. This much deserved award is a testament to their hard work" The TxSmartBuy system, an online state and local government purchasing tool. administered by,, TPASS, won Best Application Serv- ing an Agency's Business Needs for its system upgrade to Cloud- based eCommerce technology. In June 2014, the Comptroller's office launched a complete replacement of TxSmartBuy to enhance its functions and performance and increase the transparency of government spend- ing on statewide contracts. State and local government purchasers and vendors can access TxSmartBuy at txsmartbuy.com. Michele McCune, a contract analyst in the Comptroller's Plan- ning and Architecture Department of the agency's Innovation and Tech- nology Division, won an Outstand- ing Information Technology Service & Support Award. McCune was rec- ognized for her efforts in ensuring the Comptroller's office meets cus- tomers' needs concerning contract analysis for information technology systems and services. The Center for Digital Govern- ment is a national research and advi- sory institute focused on technology,~ policy and best practices in state and local government. Now in its 14th year, the Best of Texas Awards program recog- nizes public-sector professionals and local government organizations for their contributions to the advance- ment of information technology in Texas. Winners are selected based on a number of criteria, including col- laboration among agencies, innova- tive uses of technology, economic benefits and improvements in public services and business processes. For a complete list of winners, visit the Center for Digital Government. The Clarendon ISD Board of Trustees met in regular session June 11. Among the items on the board's agenda, trustees approved a motion to continue with the third year of the current three year plan for the Worker's Compensation Insurance with Claims Administrative Ser- vices, Inc., as presented, and local policy changes were adopted as rec- ommended by the Texas Association of School Boards. Trustees accepted a bid on tax delinquent property from Donnie and Gwen Holladay in Howardwick for $250. District Instructional Materials Recommendations for Proclamation 2015 concerning K-12 Social Stud- materials. CISD Teacher and Paraprofes- sional Salary Schedules were also approved as presented. The board met in closed session for about 19 minutes but took no action following the closed session. Also at the meeting, admin- ies and 9-12 Math were approved as istrative reports were presented by presented. Superintendent Mike Norrell, and The board voted to dispose of a report was given to the board on obsolete and worn-out instructional STAAR and End of Course testing. t News & Photos Monday @ noon t Ads & Classifieds Monday @ 5 p.m. / Subscribe Today to the Enterprise! Day Date ~ ~ Prec. Mon 22 90 67 Tues 23 91 67 Wed 24 91 64 Thur 25 92 67 .08 Fri 26 87 62 Sat 27 87 67 Sun 28 93 67 Total precipitation this month: 1.17" Total precipitation to date: weekend forecast Fri,, July 3 T-Storms 88/67o Sat,, July 4 Mostly Sunny 90/69 Sun., July 5 Sunny 94/70 Info atton provided by: Lorl Howard Noltonol Weolher Service Happy 4th of July! 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