Masonic Safety ID Boy Scouts Oct. 13th THUNDERBIRD GAMES CROTON POINT NY.

To: All Masons, Seventh District
Subject: Masonic Safety ID for Boy Scouts Thunderbird Games
Location: Croton Point Park (booth location available at information desk)
Date: Oct 13 th 2012
Time: 10 am to 4pm
(Directions included)  http://www.wpcbsa.org/Events/

We have set up a Masonic safety ID for the Boy Scouts on Saturday Oct 13th 2012 10 am to 4 pm. This is a huge event for the Scouts and 5000 kids are expected to turn out. The Scouts love our MSID program because it offers value for parents purchasing tickets. The cost goes to support Westchester / Putnam Council Boy Scout activities. In the past we have provided 200 ID kits in a day. It all depends on manpower. WE NEED YOUR HELP!

IF YOU CAN COME OUT FOR A FEW HOURS AND HELP.  Event is open to everyone. We have several positions to fill and no experience is needed. We need people to assist parents in filling out interview forms with height weight and contact details. We also need people to make ID badges or take pictures and fingerprints to enter in our ID computer systems.  ID kits have helped find thousands of children nationwide by providing information for law enforcement to quickly use in Amber Alerts and other media like missing children’s pictures on Lotto machines screens.

It’s a great opportunity to bring family or friends to see our efforts of Masonic charitable programs in action. This is why most of us joined Masonry to help those in need and provide charity. 2100+ children will go missing each and every day. (see statistics below)

You and family can help out a while then walk around and enjoy the carnival along the Hudson River.  It is a beautiful location.

Reply to pufahl.jon@gmail.com. Please include the hours you can help so we can plan. We need volunteers ….so please come help and keep our children safe.

WE WILL BE OUTSIDE SO DRESS FOR THE WEATHER. A tent will be set up but it gets windy along the Hudson River on Croton Point.

Fraternally,

Jon R Pufahl

7th District Foundation MSID

pufahl.jon@gmail.com

U.S. Department of Justice reports

Nearly 800,000 children younger than 18 are missing each year, or an average of 2,185 children reported missing each day.
More than 200,000 children were were abducted by family members.
More than 58,000 children were abducted by nonfamily members.
115 children were the victims of “stereotypical” kidnapping. These crimes involve someone the child does not know or a slight acquaintance who holds the child overnight, transports the child 50 miles or more, kills the child, demands ransom, or intends to keep the child permanently.

http://www.wpcbsa.org/Download/ThunderbirdGames.pdf

Directions to CROTON POINT PARK

FROM SOUTH

Take either Rt. 9 or Rt. 9A until they merge just below the Croton River. Take

the Croton Point Avenue Exit, which will be the first crossing after the river.

This is also the exit for the Croton-Harmon train station. Turn left at the end of

the ramp and follow the road into the Park.

FROM NORTH

Take Rt. 9 to Croton

Point Avenue Exit.

This is also the exit for

the Croton-Harmon

train station. Turn

right at the end of the

ramp and follow the

road into the Park

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One thought on “Masonic Safety ID Boy Scouts Oct. 13th THUNDERBIRD GAMES CROTON POINT NY.

  1. Was a beautiful day at Croton at Point park for a Child ID event. We were able to provide79 ID kits to parents of Scouts. Thanks to W..Lane Farber, Bro. Steve Gerwits, W Bob Parry who came out to work the computers and made it all happen. We made the world a little better place today.
    Regards,
    Jon R Pufahl

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