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Tour offers scouts a change of pace
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Times photo: Brian Gray Varsity Scouts, Maria Pecora, and Sam Becherer, both 16, and both from Monroe, teach young bike riders Saturday about road signs and what to do to be safe while riding their bikes. The bike safety rodeo was one of several activities at the Harry Espenscheild Tour de Blackhawk, Monticello. More than 400 scouts and leaders attended the event, which was meant to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America. It also honored Harry Espenscheild, who spent two years riding his bike in Europe and Asia in the 1930s.
MONTICELLO - More than 400 Boy Scouts and leaders spent the weekend in Monticello to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America.