Re: Scouting WWW Pages
Larry Tomlinson, Jr. (ltomlins@MNSINC.COM)
Tue, 9 Apr 1996 09:51:46 -0400
At 16:27 960408 -24000, you wrote:
>A couple of scouts have mentions to me their interest in creating a Web page
>for our troop. I too am interested in creating a troop web site. However,
>the troop really isn't in a position to pay a lot for a a provider.
>I know their are several web sites for troops just in massachusetts, and I
>have looked at several of those that were listed at USSCOUTS web page. I was
>interested if anyone knows of any providers in the massachusetts area that
>offers no-cost or low cost web sites for "non-profit" or community oriented
>organizations such as Boy Scouts. All we need is the web space. Both the SM
My suggestion is to ask around and see if some of the providers give
discounts to Boy Scouts. My troop made 2 websites; the first one we paid a
one-time only fee of $30, the other we got as a donation.
>Along the same lines, how much space is the average web page? So that I can
>approximate how much extra it might cost to put the troop page on my home
I would go with 1 MB of space. You never know if you might want to expand
Yours in Scouting and in Brotherhood,
Larry Tomlinson, Jr. Old Proverb:
Life Scout, Troop 168, Culpeper, VA If you eliminate the impossible,
Brotherhood Member, OA, Lodge #470 whatever remains,
http://www.mnsinc.com/boyscouts however improbable, must be the answer.
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City