SOLON– This August, Eric Swartzendruber, along with his parents, Roger and Dee, were able to travel to the Pecatonica River Popcorn Factory in Livingston, Wis. The Pecatonica River Popcorn Factory is the company that makes the Scout popcorn. There Eric met with Nick Solomon. After speaking with Mr. Solomon, he gave the family a tour of the plant. The Scout popcorn sales start Thursday, Sept. 26.
Solon’s Boy Scout Troop 120 and Coralville’s Scout Troop 207 will be co-hosting this year’s district fall camporee. It will be held Oct. 18 through Oct. 20 at the West Overlook campground. This year’s fall camporee’s theme is “Back to the Basics.”