FAQ: Selling Scout Cards in 2017

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When: Sale Timeline:  March 1 – April 14, 2017

Why: Scouts – get your summer camp paid for!!!!

Where: Individual and Show and Sells at Marsh Grocery Stores and St. Luke’s

Who: Scouts will be selling to the general public.

What: Camp Cards are discount cards sold for $5 each to the general public. For each card sold:

  • Crossroads of America will receive $2.50,
  • Troop 56 will receive $0.50, and
  • The Scout will receive $2.00.

The Scout money maybe used toward future Scout related activities, like paying for summer camp or purchasing equipment at the Scout store.

About the Cards

2017 Vendors & one-time use snap-off discount offers (will expire August 31, 2017):

  • Marsh – $5 off $50 purchase
  • Dick’s Sporting Goods – $10 off $50 purchase
  • Shoe Carnival – $5 off $39.98 purchase
  • The Escape Room – $5 off each ticket for room reservation
  • Steak ‘n Shake – $1 off regular classic milkshake

2017 Vendors & repeat-use discount offers (will expire December 31, 2017):

  • Papa John’s Pizza 40% off any online order
  • Tuchman Cleaners – 15% off dry cleaning only
  • Firestone Complete Auto Care – Standard oil change $20.99

FYI, Scout card show & sells will only occur at Marsh or St. Luke’s. Please do not setup stands or do public sales at Steak ‘n Shake, Dick’s, or Shoe Carnival; They will not allow us to sell in/around their stores.

Important Date: Deadline to pay and return unsold cards to Troop 56 team – April 24th, 2017

  • Cards may be returned in any increments and must be in excellent condition.
  • Failure to pay by this deadline will cost Troop 56 an additional 25% commission on each card (i.e. instead of paying $2.50/card to Crossroads of America, we will have to pay $3.75/card).
  • Camp Cards will not be accepted for “returns” after April 24th and become the financial responsibility of the Scout.

Team helping support the Scout Card sales:

For more Scout Card information: http://www.crossroadsbsa.org/152.

FAQ: Selling Scout Cards in 2017

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Free Electronic Recycling – Scott Decker’s Eagle Project

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Every year millions of unwanted, broken, or obsolete electronics end up in land fills. Theses items often contain chemicals hazardous to the environment such as heavy metals.

Event Information

Location: Saint Luke’s UMC (box located on the first floor of the Luke’s Lodge building AND Eagle Creek Community Church (located in the main lobby).

Times: Event will be open indefinitely if it is successful. Electronics can be dropped at Saint Luke’s on Sundays and Monday nights 7:00pm -8:30pm and at Eagle Creek Community Church on Sundays from 10:30am -12:00pm.

Scrap electronics also can be recycled to recover useful materials. For example computer boards often contain a thin layer of gold.

A certified recycling company can extract this usable material and safely dispose of toxins as well.

However properly recycling your electronics can be inconvenient and sometimes expensive.

We want all of your waste electronics!

Items Accepted:

  • Computers
  • Home appliances
  • Power tools
  • Printers and copiers
  • Phones
  • Stereo equipment
  • Kitchen appliances
  • Electrical wire and cords
  • Any other consumer electronic you can think of

Items Not Accepted:

  • Full sized refrigerators
  • Ovens, dishwashers, stovetops
  • CRT (tube) TVs and monitors
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