Scout Shop and Santa Claus in town on Saturday, December 14th!
Our final Scout Shop day of the year will take place Saturday, December 14 from 9:00am to noon. This is a great time to fill your Scouts stockings and pick-up any staples (i.e. uniforms, handbooks, patches, advancements, pinewood derby cars) you need before January 2014.
We will also be offering free pictures with Santa Claus during the Scout Shop hours on the 14th!
JTE SERVICE HOURS:
You can now enter your service hours at www.scouting.org/awards/journeytoexcellence. Please remember to update your districts, troops, packs and crews about the new site.
The link to program information is www.scouting.org/jte
2013 Journey to Excellence (JTE)
"Scouting's Journey to Excellence" is the BSA's performance recognition program designed to encourage and reward success and measure the performance of our units, districts, and council Click Here! for more information or to download the 2013 unit scorecards.
Nominating Committee Taking Suggestions for New Council Board Members
Pursuant with bylaws, the Black Warrior Council is proud to announce that its Annual Business Meeting has been set for Thursday, January 30, 2014 and the following Board members have agreed to serve on the Nominating Committee:
Claude Edwards, Bryant Bank
Joel Lake, JamisonMoneyFarmer PC
Randy Skagen, Nucor Steel Tuscaloosa
Mark Sullivan, Bank of Tuscaloosa
Bobby Ingram, Jessup, Ingram, Burns & Associates, LLP
The Nominating Committee’s responsibility is to develop a slate of Board members to be approved at the Annual Business Meeting. We are taking suggestions from the Scouting community into consideration. Proposed Board members would have the ability to: Support the mission and vision of Scouting in West Alabama; work toward the achievement of strategic goals; protect the assets (financial and property) of the Council; Enhance the Council’s public standing; and support the Council’s annual fundraising campaign at a leadership gift level.
Suggestions nominees for Board membership must be presented in writing no later than Friday, December 20 to:
Black Warrior Council, BSA
2700 Jack Warner Pkwy. NE
Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
Attn: Council Nominating Committee
Those who offer names to the Council Nominating Committee should supply background information but should NOT secure permission of the person(s) to serve if elected.
Join the Cub Scouts Today
Cub Scouts have the opportunity to see things and go places they could never imagine. They go on field trips and go camping. Want to go on a campout? Want to learn a secret code? If you're a boy in the first through fifth grades, (ages 7-10), then Cub Scouts might be for you.
Go to https://beascout.scouting.org/ to find a Cub Scout Pack in your area.
New Council Bi-Monthly E-Newsletter
Beginning last month, the Black Warrior Council started sending out an “E-Newsletter”. The new newsletter will be sent out ever-other-week each month. One of the ongoing goals of the Black Warrior Council is to increase communication throughout the entire Council at all levels and this is just another way to accomplish this. Sign up today by sending an email to Jeremy.Rowland@scouting.org