Scouts-L Mail Archive for June of 1999: Re: Garfield and Cub Scouting
Re: Garfield and Cub Scouting
The Hammons family
Fri, 11 Jun 1999 08:47:41 -0700
Well, I guess since this thread has run its course on one list (Embers),
its time for it to start on another (Scouts-L). To provide some insight
into why, here is a direct post from G. Richard Williamson, National
Director of Cub Scout Division.
> Yes, I have heard comments about Garfield's attitude. The fact people
> need to understand is he is an icon to attract the public to the values of
> Cub Scout volunteers and councils are so excited about the marketing of
> this recruitment effort, comments like that one don't bother me.
> He should check Garfield's literacy programs and other fine programs
> that have benefitted from the appeal of Garfield. Paws is a quality
> company whose ideals are in line with the BSA's.
> Spread the word that Garfield is a cool cat.
By the By, Garfield does wear the uniform neatly and Oh, also the
official entree for Blue and Golds is now Lasagna.