Recharter/Boys' Life subscription
Larry Jones (lwjones@GULFTEL.COM)
Sat, 15 Feb 1997 16:05:58 -0600
I want to ask a simple question, and for anyone that might think me as negative
or flaming BSA, either at the Local or National level, please don't.
My troop and pack rechartered in October (on time, I know cause I did it). I have
3 sons in Scouting, 1 is a Tiger, one is a Star scout, and the oldest is Life (soon to
be Eagle). Between the 3, we get 2 subscriptions to Boys' Life.
On Thursday we received the Jan. 97 BS edition. On Friday we got the Jan. 97 &
Feb. 97 CS editions. Then in today's mail we received the Feb. 97 BS, and both
BS & CS March editions. Also today, my wife and I both received our Mar/April
It seems that this backlog of Boys' Life's happens to us every year. Is this a local
thing, or do other areas have the same problem? Seems to be an unjust thing to
do to the boys, not sending them anything for so long, then overloading them with
I have paid in several of my positions, and normally receive mulitple copies of
Scouting, but this time only as CC of the Troop. I liked the copy I always received
as Unit Commissioner, because it had program helps (BS & CS) that weren't in
the others. The One's we got today, were Helpless too.
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City