Golden Spread Council, Boy Scouts of America

Lone Wolf District Highlights- September 2010

Posted in Lone Wolf by goldenspread on Wednesday, September 1, 2010

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District Chairman- Duwane Skipper- duwaneskipper@yahoo.com

District Commissioner- Bob Post- postbob@allegiance.tv

District Executive- Steve Knollenberg- stevek.bsa@gmail.com

September Calendar:

4- Scout Shop closed

6- Scout Service Center & Scout Shop closed for Labor Day

9- District Committee & Commissioners meeting, 7:00 p.m., FUMC, Spearman, TX.

11- Popcorn Kickoff meeting, Amarillo, TX.

25-26- District Camporee, Palo Duro Reservoir, Spearman, TX.

25- Popcorn Sale starts

October Calendar:

2- Lone Wolf Golf Tournament, Sunset Hills GC, Guymon, OK.

9- District Training Day

14- District Committee & Commissioners meeting, 7:00 p.m., FUMC, Spearman, TX.

16- JOTA, Jamboree On The Air, Guymon, OK.

2010-2011 Program Kick-off meeting

Thanks to all of the Lone Wolf unit leaders who attended the Program Kick-off meeting in Amarillo, on August, 14th.  We had good representation from our district.  Lone Wolf units won two of the six prize drawings!

Congratulations to Pack 256, which won the district drawing, and Pack 146 , which won the “at large” drawing!  These two units received $100 credits to their unit account.

Also, every unit that attended will receive free rank advancements (cloth patches) for their Scouts, for a year!

September Leader meetings

There will be no adult leaders meetings, in September.  The next scheduled meetings will be in December.

Popcorn Sale Popcorn Kernels for 2010

Summer will be over before we know it, and this year’s Popcorn sale is right around the corner!  Linda Cummings is our District Kernel, again this year.  Has your unit recruited its 2010 Popcorn Kernel?  Please let Linda, or Steve know who will be representing your unit for this year’s sale.  Contact Linda at: cummings@valornet.com, or 806-659-3942, or Steve at: stevek.bsa@gmail.com, or 580-651-2615.  For more information on this year’s sale, please click here:  http://www.goldenspread.org/Programs/Popcorn/Popcorn.htm

2010 Popcorn Sales Kick-off meeting

The Council wide Popcorn kick off meeting is scheduled for Saturday, September 11th,  in Amarillo.  There will be incentive drawings for units that attend and everyone will receive a free lunch meal!  Please see the Council section of this newsletter for more details on times and location.  The unit leader and Popcorn Kernel from each unit should attend this meeting.  You will also get to sample this years merchandise!

Cub Scout School Night for Scouting

As September begins, and our schools settle in for another year in instruction, an important process begins for our Cub Packs.  Fall recruiting and School Nights for Scouting!  Our goal is to put more kids and ADULTS into our Cub Scout programs.  Please coordinate your School Nights through Steve, so we can have a successful Cub Scout year!

2010 District Boy Scout Camporee

Mark your calendars and make you troop’s plans to attend the 2010 Centennial Fall Camporee!  This fall’s Camporee is scheduled for September 23-26, 2010.  It will be held at Palo Duro Reservoir, outside of Spearman, Texas.  We will be offering some of the 2010 Historical Merit Badges, as part of the Camporee program.  Watch for more details in an upcoming Constant Contact!

District Award of Merit and Council Silver Beaver Award Nominations

Now is the time to be thinking about which of our fellow volunteer Scouters to honor with this year’s District Award of Merit, and the Council Silver Beaver Award.  These two honors are the highest awards that our District and our Council can bestow upon on our fellow Scouters, for service to youth.  Please take a moment and go here:  http://www.goldenspread.org/Forms/District%20Award%20of%20Merit.pdf

and here:  http://www.goldenspread.org/Forms/silver%20beaver.pdf  to review the qualifications for, and to download the appropriate nomination forms.  Nominations for the District Award of Merit are due to Steve no later than Monday, November 1, 2010.  Nominations for the Council Silver Beaver Award are due no later than December 15, 2010.

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