Posted: March 3, 2009 by Kevin Renfrow

<img src=http://www.western.oa-bsa.org/images/eugnatservice.jpg width=150 height=151 align=right style=padding-left:3px;padding-bottom:5px> The recognitions subcommittee of the National Committee of the Order of the Arrow is pleased to announce the selection of two lodges in the Western Region for the <a href=program/awards/eugcamping.php>E. Urner Goodman Camping Award</a>. The award was established as a tribute and testimonial to the Order’s founder, E. Urner Goodman. The lodges being recognized for their 2008 accomplishments are:

  • <a href=/sections/?lodge=697>Tsisqan Lodge</a>, Oregon Trail Council #697, Eugene, OR
  • <a href=/sections/?lodge=41>Orca Lodge</a>, Redwood Empire Council #41, Santa Rosa, CA

The recognitions subcommittee of the National Committee of the Order of the Arrow is also pleased to announce the selection of two lodges in the Western Region for the <a href=program/awards/natservice.php>National Service Award</a>. The award was established in 1999 to recognize lodges in each region that have performed outstanding service, both in a qualitative and quantitative sense, to their councils. The lodges being recognized for their 2008 accomplishments are:

  • <a href=/sections/?lodge=39>Wiatava Lodge</a>, Orange County Council #39, Costa Mesa, CA
  • <a href=/sections/?lodge=41>Orca Lodge</a>, Redwood Empire Council #41, Santa Rosa, CA

To view all of the recipients, visit the <a href=http://www.oa-bsa.org/misc/anr/eucampingaward.htm>E. Urner Goodman Camping Award</a> and <a href=http://www.oa-bsa.org/misc/anr/natservaward.htm>National Service Award</a> pages on the National Order of the Arrow website.