Troiano, John (Troiano@netadv.com)
Mon, 5 May 1997 19:28:26 -0500
Good to see you made the "list" We hope to see you tomorrow at the
Exploring District Meeting at Papa Passero's in Westmont at 7pm.
I enjoyed reading your note.
John J. Troiano
Exploring District, BSA
LaGrange, IL U.S.A.
>Sent: Monday, May 05, 1997 6:14 PM
>To: Multiple recipients of list
>I'm new to this message list and thought that I'd introduce myself. I've
>been active as an adult Scouter for some 12 years now, holding at one time or
>another the positions of: WL, CA, CM, RTS, CC, MC, SA, SM, EA. I was
>involved in resusitating a dying Pack, and we went on to start a Troop and
>Post! Having had a great experience in Cubs and a poor experience in Boy
>Scouts as a youth (poor troop program) I was determined to provide a great
>program in our units. My three boys have enjoyed the program, and it has
>allowed me to spend lots of quality time with them. Yes, I'm a believer.
>I am a widower and am currently raising my three teenagers alone, while
>holding down a job and serving as both Scoutmaster and Explorer Advisor (no
>it's not so bad- the Explorers run their own program!). So I don't buy
>excuses from people who say that they're too busy! And yes, I'm having a
>blast!! Best jobs I ever had.
>It looks like this list is kind of lonely. Is it safe to assume that all
>Explorer-Net subscribers are Scouts-L subscribers? Otherwise, maybe it would
>be a good idea to plug this list there. And maybe pass along some wisdom
>from Scouts-L for those who don't have enough time to sift through all the
>Yours In Scouting,
>Scoutmaster, Troop 39
>Adviser, Post 39
>LaGrange, IL U.S.A.