Re: Scrounging Tips Wanted
Mary Lee Foley (mlfoley@EARTHLINK.NET)
Wed, 13 Aug 1997 16:27:50 -0400
Bob Costello wrote:
> My big thing is to constantly tell retailers that I am a Scout
> Leader and ask them for a discount when purchasing for the
> Pack or Troop. More times than you'd think you will get a positive
> answer, and when you don't just smile and suggest that they
> consider it next time.
In Toledo, we tried asking Kroger's for a discount for weekend camping
groceries. With no advance notice, they gave us a hefty discount on
bread (great, because we were having french toast, sandwiches and bread
with other meals)and said if we contacted the manager 2 weeks ahead of
other campouts something better could be arranged.
Mary Lee Foley
Troop 71 Advancement Chairman
Pack 71 Committee Member
Former District Cub Scout Training Chr.
Present District Boy Scout Training Chr.
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