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Boy Scouts donate popcorn to South Dakota Guard members

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- The Sioux Council, Boy Scouts of America has donated popcorn to South Dakota National Guard members. Donating popcorn to military men and women is a strong tradition for the scouts of the Sioux Council. During the annual Siou...

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - The Sioux Council, Boy Scouts of America has donated popcorn to South Dakota National Guard members.

Donating popcorn to military men and women is a strong tradition for the scouts of the Sioux Council. During the annual Sioux Council popcorn sale in October, members of the community have the option of donating money, instead of purchasing popcorn. The value of those donations - and more - is then donated in popcorn to our service men and women.

This year’s donations allowed for the donation of six pallets of popcorn, valued at over $35,000. The popcorn includes chocolate caramel crunch, caramel corn with nuts, plain caramel, white chocolate covered pretzels and sea salt caramel. Donations were from all over the Sioux Council, which encompasses all of South Dakota east of the Missouri river, seven counties in southwest Minnesota and one county in northwest Iowa.

Sioux Council, Boy Scouts of America, is based in Sioux Falls. Nearly 10,000 youths and 2,500 adults participate in programs for boys, grades K-12 and girls, grades 6-12. For more information, visit siouxbsa.org.

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