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Six Fires, One Great Slate of Officers

An Arrowman can find many ways to serve in the Order of the Arrow and one of them is on the section level. First, we want to thank our past Section Officers who served in delivering a fantastic 2017 Conclave, including our very own Brandon Kelly and Gray Barnhill as...

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Big Wins for Ceremonies

At the SR-7B conclave at Camp Raven Knob, teams from Occoneechee Lodge competed and placed first in both the Pre-Ordeal and Brotherhood ceremony competitions. In all, our lodge’s ceremonialists took seven of the ten first-place awards along with three second place...

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Adviser’s Minute

My thanks to the so many people that have served the Lodge this year and have helped us achieve so much.   How much?  Well, a fairly long list of things actually that ranges from membership, program, and events, support of our Council, service to our Camps, promotion...

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Chiefly Speaking

Brothers! Thank you so much for electing me as your 2017 Occoneechee Lodge Chief! I am extremely excited to work with everyone and to see what we accomplish. It’s been my pleasure serving as your VC of Program for the past two years, and I look forward to making this...

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Building Foundations: LLD Recap

Arts, science, parties, and furious library studying are all commonalities on a college campus, but for the Lundy-Fetterman School of Business at Campbell University, every first weekend of November a host of Arrowmen come in to develop their leadership skills at...

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Go Bananas! : 2017 Conclave Theme

Apples...No, Oranges....No, Bananas? YES, Bananas! Go bananas, go go bananas! Yes, per the vote at Fall Fellowship the 2017 Conclave theme for Occoneechee Lodge is none other than Bananas! Don’t go ape yet, but make sure to start preparing for the event by taking note...

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16 in ‘16: 2016 Vigil Class

Sixteen leather triangles went over the necks of worthy Arrowmen of Occoneechee Lodge #104 this year. These 16 Thunderbirds were honored with the Vigil Honor, not only for what they did but also for what they will do. Those honored were David Crowley, Owen Clapp, Nick...

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Falling Leaves, Rising Brotherhood: Fall Fellowship in Review

As the season's turn, the ground is crisp and fresh covered with the falling leaves of autumn color. With this beautiful backdrop, spirits rose and brotherhood stayed constant at Fall Fellowship this year. The third weekend of September once again brought forth the...

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Gentgeen and Trade-o-ree: Weaving Together Two Interests

From the flash of bright color schemes on the outfit of a fancy dancer to the flash of a shining patch at a patch trading table, the inclusion of both at the Trade-o-ree and Gentgeen will be sure to entice a patch trader and an AIA enthusiast alike. Both events will...

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NEXT in a McNutt Shell

From across the nation and in some cases beyond, Brothers came together united with arrows across their chests for the training that defined this post-centennial celebration, “NEXT: A New Century.” Indiana University, home of the 2018 National Order of the Conference,...

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