September Roundtable and District Meeting Agenda

Montana Council
Lewis and Clark District
District Roundtable and Meeting
LDS Stake Center, 1015 15th Ave S
September 3, 2013

1. Roundtables 6:30-7:30 p.m.
A. Boy Scout – Recharter/Popcorn
B. Cub Scout – Recharter/Popcorn
2. Opening Ceremony, 7:30 p.m.
3. Approval of Minutes – Oops. Sorry none published for August.
4. Welcome, Introductions and Recognitions
5. Old/New Business
A. Upcoming Events – Fall Camporee; Unit Recharters; Popcorn Sales
B. Upcoming Training – Popcorn Training
6. Committee Reports
A. Camping Committee
B. Medicine River Scout Center
C. Advancement
D. Programs Committee
E. OA
F. Other Committee Reports
7. District Executive Report
8. District Commissioner Report
9. District Chair Report
10. Other Business
11. Adjournment
Next Meeting October 1, 2013, 6:30 p.m. at LDS Stake Center, 1015 15th Avenue South.
* Unit recharter packages will be available at the District meeting for those units who have not received.

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Unit Popcorn Chair Training

The 2013 Lewis & Clark District Popcorn Chair training is scheduled for Thursday, September 12, 2013, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The training will take place at the Holiday Inn, 400 10th Avenue South, in the Missouri Room. Dinner will be provided and includes tossed salad, cheese ravioli, fettuccini, bread sticks and ice tea. Each unit is asked to bring two people from your unit to receive a 1% sales bonus. We have a couple of exciting new products and prizes for 2013. Popcorn sales begin September 28, 2013. Thank you very much for all of your hard work last year and I look forward to working with you again this year to meet our District sales goal.

Devin Hartley
Lewis & Clark District Popcorn Chair

Recruitment/Membership Training RESCHEDULED for Thursday, August 22

The District’s Recruitment/Membership Training has been RESCHEDULED for 6:30pm in the basement of the Scout office, 820 17th Avenue South.

All Cub Scout units should make a point to attend and be represented at this training.  We will have a list of all the school back-to-school nights and we will be requesting volunteers to staff the tables at each event. 

Lewis and Clark District has experienced membership growth in each of the last four years BECAUSE of your help, enthusiasm and commitment.  Please help us ensure growth this year!

District Recruitment Training is Postponed

The District Recruitment Training scheduled for tomorrow has been postponed. Please watch this space for an announcement regarding date, time and location for this event.

If you are interested in helping out the District with recruitment, please contact District Chair Bill Rutten at dclcmtbsa@gmail.com. We do need someone to contact the elementary schools to get the date and time of their respective back-to-school nights.

Volunteers Needed! An Opportunity to Do a Good Turn for Special Olympics

Special Olympics Montana is again putting on the Pedal for the Medal bike ride to raise funds for their programs! We could use your help!

WHAT
Pedal for the Medal is a fundraising event that features 25, 50 & 100-mile bicycle routes along the Missouri River and Smith River basin outside of Great Falls. This is a fully supported event, meaning we provide rest stops, bicycle mechanics, motorcycle escorts, road signs for safety, lots of food and drinks, and a celebration BBQ at the Finish.

FOR WHOM
Special Olympics Montana touches the lives of over 2,000 intellectually disabled athletes and their families. SOMT boasts over 40 years of empowering and celebrating the achievements of people who often battle discrimination and exclusion in our communities. P4M will continue Special Olympics Montana’s tradition of inclusive community fundraising for this noble mission.

WHEN
September 7, 2013
7:00 am until 2:00pm

WHERE
Leaving from the Town Pump on Gore Hill, the ride will provide rest stops at Ulm, Cascade, Wolf Creek and Eden Bridge.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY
We are looking for volunteer groups that will adopt a rest stop for the ride. We will provide food and beverages, banners, tables, chairs and signs. We need volunteers to set up the sites, put out food and drink for riders, and generally keep the rest area clean and welcoming. We’ll set up rest stops by 7:00 am on September 7th and take them down no later than 1:00pm.

CONTACT
Special Olympics Montana
Dawn McKenney
Tel: 868-3209
Email: dmckenney@somt.org

Volunteers Requested to Help Man Race Montana Trail Series

Race Montana, a local nonprofit group that organizes running, biking and triathlon races in our area, has a trail series coming up.  The organization needs help staffing the events and has asked local Scouts for their time and energy!

The three events are:

  • Nighttime 5k on August 10
  • Morning 10k on August 31
  • Morning 10k on September 28

More information on the events can be found at http://www.racemt.com/trailseries.htm.

If you are available to volunteer (or if you want to run in the race yourself), please contact Ms. Kristina Smith at trailtigger@yahoo.com or call/text her at (406) 231-2681.