Golden Spread Council, Boy Scouts of America

Golden Eagle District Highlights- August 2012

Posted in Golden Eagle by goldenspread on Thursday, August 2, 2012

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District Chairman:  Dean Sather   dean@crosspointe.com   806-353-9750

District Commissioner:  Joy Kilian  joykilian@hotmail.com  806-679-4236

Hereford Area District Commissioner: HS Fuller, hsfuller42@yahoo.com

District Executive: Brian Lamirande  806-358-6500 or brian.lamirande@scouting.org

August Calendar

            Golden Eagle District Roundtable @ St. Thomas

9             District Key-3 Meeting, 6:00 pm @ Scout Office

9             District Commissioner’s Meeting 6:30 pm @ Scout Office

9             District Committee Meeting – 7:15 pm @ Scout Office

16           Eagle Scout Service Project Review

23           Eagle Scout Rank Board of Review

September Calendar

6             NO MEETINGS- RESCHEDULED TO NEXT WEEK!

13           Golden Eagle District Roundtable @ St. Thomas

20           District Key-3 Meeting, 6:00 pm @ Scout Office

20           District Commissioner’s Meeting 6:30 pm @ Scout Office

20           District Committee Meeting – 7:15 pm @ Scout Office

20           Eagle Scout Service Project Review

27           Eagle Scout Rank Board of Review

*Announcements*

SIGN UP FOR WOOD BADGE!!

Spots are filling fast for the best training opportunity Scouting has to offer. This is a life changing course that will not only benefit ANY level of Scout Leader, but any professional working in today’s society. The leadership skills taught at Wood Badge can be universally applied to your life and will surely benefit anyone who attends. Full details and registration information available at goldenspread.org. Let’s show our support and seize this opportunity to be a part of Scouting’s best training available!!

**Please note the above changes in the monthly calendar**

Program Preview Recap

For those of you who attended this last weekend’s Amarillo area program preview, CONGRATULATIONS!! You are on your way to the start of a successful year. For those of you unable to attend, IT’S NOT TOO LATE! There is still one more program preview event scheduled for this upcoming Saturday, August 4th. We will be meeting at the Church at Quail Creek, this Saturday morning from 9am til 12 noon. Register online at goldenspread.org for your chance to attend!

Fall Recruitment Scheduling

As our youth gear up for fall and their return to school, we are also preparing here at the Scout Office in planning and scheduling our annual recruitment phase called “Roundup’s”. Roundups provide an opportunity for those youth unfamiliar with Scouting a chance to join, make friends, and start on their exciting adventure filled paths towards the prestigious rank of Eagle Scout. Your friendly neighborhood District Executive, Brian, will be working diligently to schedule your recruitment. Communications will be relayed to each unit leader as dates develop as to where and when your roundup will occur. Please contact Brian for any questions regarding your recruitment at the Scout Office, 806-358-6500.

Late Scout Shop Hours

For all of your Scouting needs; books, patches, uniforms, belts, hats, socks and of course camping gear visit the Scout Shop located at the Council Service Center. Now staying open late the following days in September & October: September 10, 17 & 24. October 1, 8 & 15.  Don’t forget we can also order any catalog item and save YOU the shipping costs.

District Committee – Golden Eagle needs YOU!!

The Golden Eagle District is growing but we still need your help! We are now reviewing candidates to fill vacant district committee positions. We are looking for individuals to fill our Finance and Program positions. See the position descriptions and responsibilities links on the Golden Eagle District Website for more details. If you would like to be considered or have a recommendation please contact the Golden Eagle District Chairman, Dean Sather or the G.E District Executive, Brian Lamirande at the contact information listed on the Golden Eagle District Webpage. We welcome ALL suggestions and recommendations!

Cub Scout/Boy Scout Roundtable
1st Thursday of the Month – 7:00pm @ St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 4100 South Coulter

District Key-3 Meeting
2nd Thursday of the Month – 6:00pm @ Scout Service Center

District Committee Meeting
2nd Thursday of the Month – 6:30pm @ Scout Service Center

District Commissioner’s Meeting
2nd Thursday of the Month – 7:15pm @ Scout Service Center

Eagle Boards of Review
Service Project Review – 3nd Thur. of the Month – 6:30 pm @ St. Luke Presbyterian Church, 3001 S. Bell
Eagle Rank Review – 4rd Thur. of the Month – 6:30 pm @ St. Luke Presbyterian Church, 3001 S. Bell

**Please check the Golden Eagle District Website for Calendar Updates & Activities**

http://www.goldenspread.org/districts/GoldenEagle/GoldenEagle.htm

Or

The Golden Eagle District Facebook Page:

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Golden-Eagle-District-BSA-Golden-Spread-Council/301897883200809\

Roundtable/Commissioner Meeting – District Wide Meeting- Come one, Come ALL!

Adult Leader Roundtable is an excellent opportunity to ensure that YOUR unit is represented and YOUR thoughts, ideas, comments and concerns are heard. This monthly meeting provides a platform for discussion, event planning, training, networking and idea sharing that all will surely benefit from.

We feature monthly Scouting related discussion topics and fun-filled activities to keep you & your leaders engaged and excited to return for more! So bring all of your Pack/Troop’s adult leaders out to the Golden Eagle Monthly Roundtable & join in on the fun!

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