The Cradle of Liberty Council recognizes that as a mission-centered non-profit it has the opportunity to engage, develop and bring together young professionals from around Greater Philadelphia to help them fulfill their duties to their community, others and themselves.

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Exciting New Fall Events!

Mark, Grant, and company have been busy!

Gentleman’s Merit Badge Series – Guide to Bourbon Appreciation

When: 6:00PM – 7:30PMTuesday, Sept 16, 2014
Where: Bank and Bourbon, Loews Philadelphia Hotel, 1200 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Cost: Annual YPS Members – Complementary
Guests and Prospective Members – $25
Details: Bourbon and Spirits Master, Brian Bevilacqua will lead alumnae and guests through an exploration of America’s ‘Native Spirit.’ Due to the intimate nature of this event as part of National Bourbon Heritage Month, registration will be strictly limited to 16 attendees. Featured selections will include samplings by Maker’s Mark, Four Roses and Blanton’s paired with artisanal cheese selections. This is your chance to connect with other Scouting alumnae at one of Philadelphia’s most exciting new spaces.

Please register at http://colbsa.doubleknot.com/event/yps-tasting/1586552
Please contact Mark Saxon at mark.saxon@scouting.org for more information.

Gentleman’s Merit Badge Series – Cycling for Professionals

When: 6-8:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Where: Keswick Cycle, 4040 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Cost: Annual YPS Members – Complementary
Guests and Prospective Members – $15
Details: Owner, Brian Hackford will lead alumnae and guests through an exploration of what to consider when purchasing a bike, bicycle safety and etiquette for commuters and weekend warriors and answer your questions about the sport. In addition to networking with other young professional Scouting alumnae, guests will enjoy a wine and cheese selection inspired by the route of the Tour de France. This event has been a popular request and we expect it to sell out shortly.
Please register at http://colbsa.doubleknot.com/event/yps-cycling-for-professionals/1586587
Please contact Grant Daniels at grant.e.daniels@gmail.com for more information.

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YPS Holiday Elves Stocking Stuffer

You asked for it, and Social Chair Rob Shangraw delivered!


The Gentleman’s Merit Badge Series RETURNS FOR 2014:

2.4.14 Cigar Exploration and Spirits Pairing

6-8 p.m. @ Cigar Mojo – 161 West DeKalb Pike, King of Prussia

Enjoy a stogie with us and take one for the road!

Guests will enjoy Nica Puro and Romeo y Juliet selections and top-shelf whiskey and rum pairings to compare and contrast. Attendees will be eligible for door prizes and product discounts.

Program will feature networking with other Scouting alumni, refreshments and a guided exploration of cigar etiquette and appreciation. 

Official Members are always free. Registration is just $20 for prospective members and guests and is open at www.colbsa.org/mojo

Holiday Cheers|


Mark Saxon  |  Development Director

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