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Yucca Express Information!
Membership Policy Update – Next week will be the vote for the Membership Policy and the
Yucca Council wants you to be the first to know what the outcome will
be. Be on the look out next week for a Yucca Express Special Edition on
the Membership Policy.
Popcorn – Special
thanks to participating units that attended the Popcorn Sneak Peek in
April. Attendees were surveyed and
sampled new product that will be included in the 2013 sale. Trails-end will hold Popcorn Orientation
Dinners in July as done in the past. Dates
will be announced at June’s roundtable and the next Yucca Express. The 2013 Popcorn Leader’s Guide will be
distributed at the Popcorn Orientation Dinners.
Journey to Excellence – Journey to Excellence is the BSA’s standard for quality programs and
designed to elevate and improve your unit’s year-round program. Your unit is responsible for updating on-line:
advancement and Good turn for America service hours. Please refer to www.yuccabsa.org for all resources. You can
also cross-check and request copies of your unit advancement report and Good
Turn for America service hour report from
the council registrar to make sure that all information has been properly
Membership Update – Now is the time for your unit to start laying out your fall
recruiting team. The council will again
provide all recruiting material FREE to units.
These materials and training of the best practices for increasing youth
and adult recruitment will be shared and distributed at Fall Recruiting
Training in August. Location and date
will be announced at the June roundtable.
Friends of Scouting – Special thanks to units who have opened their doors to district
representatives who have been working aggressively to raise much needed
contributions that support 85% of our programs.
We are only seven weeks away from our campaign deadline. If your unit has not scheduled a presentation
yet, please contact our district executive.
Our goal is 100% unit participation.
Please make your personal contribution today.
Council Special Events – The council is holding a series of special events to help further grow
our program, membership, and unit service.
These events kick-off with the Construction “Good Scout” Dinner honoring
C.F. “Paco” Jordan on June 21 at Grace Gardens.
Other events include:
Builds Character, August 1, Marriott – Honoree Dr. Jimmy Vasquez
Woman of the
Year, August 15, Marriott – Honoree Sue Woo
Salute to the Military, September 11, Marriott
October 7, El Paso Country Club
Gala, October 11, Grace Gardens
If you would
like to be apart or support any of these events, please contact Ernie Gonzalez
at 915-772-2292, ext. 216. Event
information will be added to the council website this month.
For more info visit www.yuccabsa.org
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