Re: Web Pages as Eagle Projects
Cheryl Singhal (csinghal@CAPACCESS.ORG)
Fri, 22 Aug 1997 15:13:54 -0400
On Thu, 21 Aug 1997, Tim Harkness wrote:
> Edward Hammitt's message reminded me of a question our NEW D.E. asked me
> and I am now passing on to you guys.
> Is a web page a sutable project for an Eagle project? I understand we
> have a boy who wants to do a web site for his home town. I don't find
> that info very relevante but given what a lot of know about web pages,
> would it be sutable.
> The "debate" starts now! Go for it guys!
When I wear other hats than "Wife of CC", I frequently surf the net
looking for info on small towns. A town webpage is an important
resource, not just for Scouts, but for tourists, business travellers,
extended family, researchers and others, especially if it's hosted by
the C of C and lists the names of various businesses (florists, funeral
homes, motels) and their phone numbers. It can also serve as an
advertising board for local events (school reunions, county fairs,
heritage festivals etc), and a point-of-contact for various groups
(Scouts, Kiwanis, churches, historical society, etc).
So long as the Scout is prepared to be webmaster for a while and keep the
page current, this certainly sounds as least as good as a food drive, or
a blood drive, both of which have been widely approved in the past...as
for lasting value, one local (NCAC) project involved a footpath along the
Potomac; that footpath has been washed away by 3 floods now.
Cheryl Singhal, wife of CC,
Troop 763, Wheaton, Maryland, USA
National Capital Area Council
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