Scouts-L Mail Archive for November of 1998: Re: Trail's End Popcorn Procedures Question
Re: Trail's End Popcorn Procedures Question
Larry & Cathy Whaley
Thu, 19 Nov 1998 23:37:28 PST
> Gather 'round to hear what Murphy Peter said at about 13:53 on 18 Nov =
> > My pack's CC has decided that all of our Cub Scouts should ask for =
> > in advance when taking order for popcorn this year. Any den or family=
> > doesn't collect all money ahead of time should submit a post-dated =
> > for the difference when they turn in their order forms. The date on =
> > check should be the date that the pack has to turn money into the cou=
> I can't speak to most of your question, but I have always been told
> that even though it is a common practice, post dating a check or
> requesting a post dated check wasn't legal in most states.
> Even if it was, I think it would show poor judgement on the part of
> someone who does write one and would probably alienate the parent
> or den who this request was made of.
> I think some "polite resistance" may be in order.