Re: What would you do (was Re: Quality award questions)
Edith Kerr (kerr@VISION.NET.AU)
Thu, 13 Nov 1997 21:31:21 +1100
Something like .....
I've never seen anyone wear thier patches like that before. I thought you
had to take last years patch
off every year. You must have been in cubs a long time to get that many of
...... This should give rise to some discussion from those around or at
least some thought
by the leader concerned which will probably give the desired result without
actually say that the practice is wrong.
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> Here's a "how would you handle it" type of question for the group. I was
> a PowWow a few weeks ago and was in a session with a woman scouter who
> about 5 or 6 quality patches (different years!) strung down the sleeve of
> shirt--so many that one was on the cuff! I don't remember her position
> her pack but I think I heard her say she was the wife of the Cubmaster.
> Having read the Leaders Guide on uniforming, I knew she should only be
> wearing the current year patch, but I didn't know a tactful way to handle
> this. She was from a different council, so our paths will probably never
> pass again and the opportunity is gone, however, I keep wondering what I
> should of done. I obviously didn't want to embarrass her and I didn't
> to sound like "a know-it-all" either. Do you just ignore it and figure
> someone in the pack or council should correct her, or do you "stick your
> out" when you see something like this?
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City