Re: BSA ad in parade section of newspaper
Lawrence E. Faust (lfaust@ATLANTIC.NET)
Fri, 28 Aug 1998 13:45:49 -0400
Ho, John, all--
> This ad is the beginning of a new ad campaign launched by the Marketing
>division. There will be many more STRONG VALUES... STRONG
>LEADERS...CHARACTER COUNTS ads in the next year. Keep your eyes out for
Hmmmm.... Does this mean that BSA is in charge of it's own advertising
again? And that we'll see more TV & print ads from BSA in the near future?
For a while there, I was getting sick of the ad that espoused
Scouting-type values and their importance to youth and then finding out it
was for an outboard motor manufacturer. Don't even get me started on the
YMCA, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, or "United Way working with the NFL" ads.
I mean.......the Girl Scouts even get their own flavor of Edy's ice
cream (Thin Cookie Mint). A portion of the sales goes to the GSUSA. What up
The voices in my head are telling me to log off and have a nap now.
Scouting is a way of life.......ooooooooommmmm (repeat as needed)
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