Re: Salvation Army
Kim Hannemann (khannemann@WORLDBANK.ORG)
Fri, 6 Dec 1996 12:36:34 +0000
>Doug, I can certainly sympathize with WHY you want to support the
>Salvation Army. It's not that I'm saying the Salvation Army is bad
>I'm just questioning the representation issue of Scouts in uniform
>supporting money-making schemes for other organizations. I don't
>think we'd allow a uniformed Scout to go to Wal-Mart and try to sell
>something. There's a difference, you say? Yes, I agree, but WHAT is
>the difference and does the BSA agree?
Well, how about this - members of your Troop, sponsored perhaps by a
Christion church, attend services in uniform - on Scout Sunday if no
other time - and act as ushers and pass the plate. No different than
ringing the bell for the SA.
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City