Re: Board of Reviews
Sun, 12 Jul 1998 21:52:13 -0400
Bruce Cobern wrote;
> However, this is contrary to the rules for any board other than an Eagle board since the ONLY people who can sit on those boards are people who are registered as COMMITTEE MEMBERS of the troop conducting the board.
Good point, so register them, $7 isn't much at this level, and many are
already registered on the Council level already.Bruce E. Cobern wrote:
> At 02:03 PM 7/12/98 -0400, eddunn wrote:
> >I have been following this thread loosely, but you might look at a Board
> >Of Review as a great opportunity to get more key community leaders
> >involved on the program level. Find out from your office who some of
> >the key financial contributors are, and set up a time to drop in and
> >recruit them for one Troop board.
> This would be acceptable for District/Council Eagle boards of review, or
> maybe even for Eagle boards held at the troop level, with permission of the
> troop whose board it is, because at Eagle boards the members need not be
> members of the troop committee. However, this is contrary to the rules for
> any board other than an Eagle board since the ONLY people who can sit on
> those boards are people who are registered as COMMITTEE MEMBERS of the troop
> conducting the board.
> >The key leader gets more satisfaction from working with the Scouts
> >directly once than he/she will by 20 fund raising (read-snore!)
> >meetings, and your Unit will have found a new friend.
> >This modern notion of protecting the finance people has resulted in
> >losing the passion for Scouting within the community, and as Unit
> >leaders you can make a difference.
> I certainly agree with this concept. Our council found that when they asked
> the key executives in some of the businesses in the city to contribute their
> time and expertise to program related projects they were thrilled to do so.
> They held planning meetings before the business day and never missed any.
> They also readily continued their financial support, or even increased it.
> Bruce E. Cobern
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