Re: Scouts help w/AZ train wreck
Benjamin Pharr (ben_pharr@GEOCITIES.COM)
Mon, 11 Aug 1997 19:44:37 -0500
> According to an AP newswire, about 30 scouts were aboard the train that
> derailed yesterday They were on their way to Philmont and got some real-life
> practice in first aid and emergency preparedness as they assisted passengers
> and rescue workers.
> Good going Troops 16 & 703 from Riverside, Ca and Troop 66 from Davis, Ca!!
> clay thurmond
> asm, troop 140
> denton, tx
I saw that on CNN. They interviewed the scoutmaster. He said the first
thing he thought of was helping the people off the train. That's some
good PR for BSA after a seemingly endless trail of bad stuff lately.
(Jere and his gun, unrulely scouts at in DC, kid dying at jambo, dark
side of patch trading, must I go on?)
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City