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Thu, 6 Aug 1998 13:36:34 -0400
>All persons using a current Exploring program has until December 1999
>to complete and receive any Exploring recognition such as the GOLD
>AWARD or any BSA award such as Historic Trails Patch. All BSA and
>Exploring recognition programs are listed in the bin publication No.
>23-884 called National Exploring Recognition and Award Programs.
This also includes youth in the Explorer Posts working toward Boy Scout
Advancement. So if you have someone working toward these awards let them know
that their final date wasn't 8/1/98, but is instead 12/31/99.
Crank 'em through, encourage them, apply shoe leather, whatever works best
without getting me into further YPG discussions. (Ah, for the days when my ex-
marine OA Advisor took me by the shirt, pushed me against the wall, and just
said, "your Eagle", I croaked, "yes?", and he responded "Finish it, NOW!").
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City