Boy Scouts Troop 23 To Hold Annual First Aid Meet

ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- Boy Scout Troop 23 will hold its 19th annual First Aid Meet on Saturday, March 30 at Memorial Hall in Rockford, IL. Noon registration. Competition begins at 12:30 pm.

The First Aid Meet challenges boy scouts from area troops to solve first aid problems in five minutes time. Fifteen scenarios will be read. Patrols will administer first aid to a victim (Webelo Scout). Judges will score the responses. Points will be totaled and trophies awarded to the top three patrols. All attendees receive a patch.

All area scout troops are invited as well as Webelo Scouts. Webelos attending can earn their Readyman patch. Troops attending should bring: blanket, splints, walking sticks, scout neckerchief or bandanna, and Boy Scout handbook.

For more information, contact Brian Berridge (815) 289-2528 or Chuck Jansen (815) 742-9714. Troop 23 is sponsored by Third Presbyterian Church, Rockford.

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