Re: Eagles at Recognition Dinner
Jeanne Scharfenberg (JScharf@AOL.COM)
Sat, 25 Oct 1997 16:11:31 -0400
>Ron Raab-Long wrote:
> In past years we have invited the current class of Eagle scouts to attend
> this adult recognition function. There are some people complaining that
> Eagles shouldn't be there. They say the dinner should only be for adults,
> that the Eagles get their recognition during their personal COH.
> What say the group?
>John Conley wrote:
>Many Eagles are nearing adulthood. Exposing them to this dinner
>might make one or two of them think about how they might continue
>with Scouting as adults. They are certainly one of the best possible
>pools of potential adult leaders.
I must agree, but with an additional comment: The adults need to be reminded
"why we're all here." How better to re-inspire the burnt out leader, to make
proud the frustrated leader, to thrill the inexperienced leader! How better
to honor and reward the adults than to feature our beloved Eagles!
If it's not for the boys it's not Scouting!
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