April 7, 2002
Glenn Alexander, Gary Bernhardt, Bill Brady, Chip Buckner, Mike Coffey, Chris D’Adamo, Tom Davis, Terry Ellis, Phil Gaughan, Bill Haner, Rusty Howell, Rick Isham, Joe Johnson, Greg Kent, Larry Lehman, Ed O’Connor, Steve Ornduff, Allan Schoof, Greg Spies, Larry Stocker, Herb Strain, Frank Weidling, Greg Williams & Tom Wineland
Mike Coffey - reported that Marc Elkins will discuss “tent dropping” incidents at the PLC meeting on 4/8/02
Mike Coffey - congratulated all who made the weekend campout go so well. Larry Stocker got phone calls from four mustang parents saying it was an outstanding experience for their sons.
Mike Coffey - “Mustang draft” will happen prior to next campout to divide them into current patrols. If you are interested in attending contact Marc Elkins.
Greg Spies – Bartle registration on 4/8/02
Bill Brady – intends to have scouts current on bills prior to Bartle
Gary Bernhardt – making a list so scouts and dads will know if health forms are current
Greg Kent – Eagle mentor program mostly going well – scouts must turn in Eagle projects by 9/02 to be eligible for 11/02 Eagle Court of Honor
Joe Johnson – 4/21 is upcoming Eagle Court of Honor at 2:00 at BVNW – 6 new Eagles
Mike Coffey – drafted a proposed policy regarding scouts driving to and from scouting events – he will rewrite it per suggestions from the meeting – we voted to accept this as a policy for the troop
Phil Gaughan – Highway Cleanup coming up on Sat AM on 5/11 – Doug Cusick will work toward taking over for Phil - appreciation was expressed to Phil by the committee for all the hard work he has done on this over the years
Bill Brady – reported on financial statement and asked again that people pay their bills
Chris D’Adamo – reported we paid $2500 for new tents
Gary Bernhardt – 38 new scouts – 138 total in the troop - our new charter was turned in – Leawood Rotary officially is our chartering organization
Allan Schoof – truck report - $350-400 will be spent on new springs
Larry Stocker – reported on a truck that might be donated to the troop – we should be receiving new camping tables this week
Rusty Howell – 70 scouts and 20 dads are signed up for Train Campout in Baldwin City, Ks – cooking by patrols – Old Goats will cook for all adults – for scouts with the RR merit badge already there will be an alternate activity such as a tour of Baker University
Herb Strain – distributed new shoulder patches for registered leaders to replace old ones
Greg Kent – asked for volunteers for Eagle Board of Review on 4/18
Greg Spies – will have a campout for new scouts to help with prerequisites for Bartle merit badges (June 8-9)
Herb Strain – on 4/22 CPR will be offered to the whole troop at the First Aid MB class at 5:30PM – certain merit badges require CPR instruction every 12 months
Herb Strain – addressed possibly writing statement on “no alcohol” in our policies – Mike Coffey will take care of this
Larry Stocker – has both green and black shirts for any Adult (or scout) – red ones are being ordered for leaders.
Greg Spies – scuba trip will be 7/26-8/1, 2003 - $200 deposit per person required – scouts must be age 14 or older – Midwest Aquatics is handling arrangements - ~$1100 certified and ~$1300 uncertified – deposits to be collected by Greg Spies
The meeting was ended at 7:30 p.m.
Lawrence P. Lehman
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