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Scouting exhibit opens at Penticton Museum

September 22, 2020


In true Scouts fashion, organizers of a celebration honouring the organization’s 110 years in the South Okanagan found a way to get it done despite a pandemic that has severely limited public activities.

“This was supposed to have been a series of celebrations over the entire weekend, then, of course, COVID struck. But there was no way we were going to cancel 110 in 2020, because 111 in 2021 doesn’t quite do it,” Gerry Lamb said with a laugh Saturday at the official opening on a new Scout-themed exhibit at the Penticton Museum.

“Besides, the celebration is only a brief moment in time.”


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