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Scouts learn how to lead on Civics Day

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89th annual job shadowing event held

The next generation of leaders skipped afternoon classes to get a lesson in public service on Wednesday.

The Boy Scouts of Madera’s Sequoia Council Thunderbird District conducted its annual Civics Day at the Madera United Methodist Church. Young men between the ages of 11 to 17 years were partnered with local city and county officials for an afternoon of job shadowing.

Founded in 1925, this was the 89th annual Civics Day in Madera.

“This is the longest continuous running Boy Scout Civics Day in the world,” said event chairman Fred Iverson...


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