Boy Scouts hang reminders for annual food collection

Charles Nelson, a member of Boy Scouts of America Troop 7 in Jefferson City, braves the chilly morning air to place door tags on the west side of Jefferson City, for the "Scouting for Food" program taking place in this area.

Charles Nelson, a member of Boy Scouts of America Troop 7 in Jefferson City, braves the chilly morning air to place door tags on the west side of Jefferson City, for the "Scouting for Food" program taking place in this area. Photo by Deborah Cote.

Saturday morning was not exactly the most ideal time to go for a walk.

That didn’t stop Boy Scout Troop 7 from making the trek, all in the name of a good cause.

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As many Jefferson City residents saw Saturday when they went to reach for their doorknobs, the members of Troop 7 were just a few of the Scouts who went door to door with hang tags as a reminder of the annual “Scouting for Food” program.

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