NOAC 2009 Begins

For those of us who could not attend NOAC this year, there are a few on-line sites which can help keep us informed of what is going on.

The OA Trading Post now shows the Pocket Patch design:

NOAC 2009 Pocket Patch

NOAC 2009 Pocket Patch

Jason Spangler, the Santee Swapper has a blog for the patch-trading side of the event.


National is also moving into the modern age, delivering NOAC content to Arrowman via a mobile web site.

Arrowmen can use their PDA and internet enabled phones to keep up with the latest NOAC news, happenings, schedule changes, and weather.

The NOAC Mobile website ( is compatible with most devices including iPhone, Blackberry, and Treo. It can also be accessed from your computer where you will be redirected to a more full featured site.

NOAC 2009 Live

NOAC 2009 Live

Anyone have any other sources for NOAC information?


There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.

George Santayana (1863 – 1952), Soliloquies in England, 1922, “War Shrines”


Ho-De-No-Sau-Nee Lodge #159 Polaris Chapter eR2004

DiscoveryHere is a previously unlisted chapter issue from Polaris Chapter from Ho-De-No-Sau-Nee Lodge #159.

The patch was issued for Winterfest ’04 and contains the wording 40th Anniversary Klondike.

Polaris Chapter eR2004

Ho-De-No-Sau-Nee Lodge #159 Polaris Chapter eR2004

The stats for this one should be:
Polaris eR2004 SMY R WHT RED DBL FDL; M/C BSA RED OA Camp Stonehaven

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Most people would like to be delivered from temptation but would like it to keep in touch.
Robert Orben

Don’t Take Me Alive

Steely Dan for the Road to NOAC.


He had discovered a great law of human action, without knowing it – namely, that in order to make a man or a boy covet a thing, it is only necessary to make the thing difficult to obtain.
Mark Twain, “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer”, Chapter 2
US humorist, novelist, short story author, & wit (1835 – 1910)

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