Golden Spread Council, Boy Scouts of America

Golden Eagle District Highlights- September 2012

Posted in Golden Eagle by goldenspread on Tuesday, September 4, 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

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

September Calendar

6             District Roundtable—Going On As Scheduled—Calendar Correction!!

13           G.E Key-3 Postponed until 9/20 – Amarillo Popcorn Kickoff

TBA      District Commissioner’s Meeting Tiema and Place TBA      

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

20           Eagle Scout Service Project Review

22           Boy Scout Archery Tournament—Detilas Below

27           Eagle Scout Rank Board of Review

October

 4         District Roundtable @ St. Thomas the Apostle Church

 11        G.E Key-3 Meeing, 6:00 pm @ Scout Office

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

 11        District Committee Meeting, 7:15 pm @ Scout Office

13        Spook-o-ree Weekend #1

13        O.A Service Day—See Lodge 486 Website for Details

18        Eagle Scout Service Project Review –Details Below

25        Eagle Scout Rank Board of Review—Details Below

*District Announcements*

Boy Scout Archery Tournament

The Golden Spread Council, BSA is proud to announce its first annual Boy Scout Archery Tournament!! In partnership with the Palo Duro Bowhunters Club, your local Golden Spread Council, BSA will host a points-style Archery Tournament for current registered Scouts ages 11-17. The Boys will compete head to head for trophies and all in attendance will be awarded a participation patch. Lunch is included in the event price of only $7. Space is limited and spots are filling fast. We are forced to limit this year’s competition to the first 50 registrants. For more information contact the Council Service Center at 806-358-6500 or Brian Lamirande at 806-220-9158!

Program Preview Recap

For those of you who attended this year’s series of Program Previews, you are ahead of the pack(s)!! We had a great time at both of the Amarillo area meetings, which were both very well attended. A BIG thanks to all of those who took time out of their Saturdays for Scouting! We covered numerous important issues that directly pertain to a successful year of Scouting. Specifically the units Annual Calendar, proper unit budgeting and finance, Successful Popcorn Sales initiatives and Re-Charter. If you were not presently in attendance at one of this year’s Program Preview’s, or for more information contact your District Exectuive, Brian Lamirande @ 806-220-9158, who is always available to serve YOU!

Fall Recruitments

Recruitments are now underway!! We are all very excited at the Scout office as we enter this very fast paced time of year. We greatly anticipate the opportunity to extend the opportunity to the youth of our communities to join in on the live changing activities and lessons that Scouting teaches. For more information regarding Scouting in your area, Please contact your District Executive, Brian Lamirande at, 806-220-9158 or 358-6500.

Late Scout Shop Hours  — REMINDER!!!

For ALL of your Scouting needs; books, patches, uniforms, belts, hats, socks and of course CAMPING GEAR!!… visit the Scout Shop located at your 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 welcoming 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!

**District Meetings**

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!

Eagle Scout Project Reviews and Eagle Scout Boards of Reviews

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

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