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Kernel Journal – May 2014

May 19, 2014

2014 Product Line Up Announced
New & Changed Product     

We have exciting news for the product line up this year – Sports Tins have new product!!  The sports tins now hold one bag of butter toffee, one bag of pre-popped sweet & salty kettle corn, one bag of yellow cheddar cheese and one bag of white cheddar cheese.



We are introducing a NEW product – Cinnamon Crunch Popcorn in a resealable bag!  And we are introducing Caramel Corn Grab-N-Go in a bag!

We are also, introducing Chocolate Drizzled Caramel w/ nuts into our line up this year.  This is buttery gourmet caramel popcorn w/ nuts and rich chocolatey drizzle.  This will be available in a tin for $20.
We are very excited to offer our Scouts these new additions to our line up.  If you have any questions, please let us know. 

2014 $600 Prize
Introducing a $600 prize for Boy Scouts!

This year we are offering the Boys Scouts a $600 prize especially picked for them.  This is a prize that only the Boy Scouts are eligible for if they sell $600 of popcorn.  They will be able to get the Rosewood Multi-Tool with Ax & Hammer and Belt Case.
Cub Scouts who sell $600 will be eligible for the Zing Air Zyclone.  The boys are going to have some foam flying fun with this blaster!

Commission Reminder
The Mid-America Council is investing $30,000 back in the Packs, Troops and Crews in 2014!  

Don’t forget to send in your budgets (click here) and calendar for 2014 by June 30th so you get credit towards your commission!

Here is what Packs need to do –   

Pack Base 30%
Pack Prizes
Pack Bonus:  
1.       Two deep leadership to popcorn training 4%
2.       IYOS April RT  Training
3.       Calendar/Budget due June 30th
Pack Total 34%

Here is what Troops need to do –

Troop/Crew Base 30%
Troop/Crew Cash 4%
Troop/Crew Bonus  
1.       Two deep leadership to popcorn training 4%
2.       Calendar/Budget due June 30th
3.       Have all registered  adult leaders YPT        trained by  Aug. 18th
Troop/Crew Total 38%

Exciting High Adventure Commission – If your Scout is going to a High Adventure Camp that is with the council contingent they will earn 50% commission!

If your Pack missed your district IYOS training it is not too late to get trained and earn your bonus commission.  Contact us at today and we will help you get trained by the end of the month!

Commit to sell popcorn in 2014 for a bonus
Commit to sell in 2014
You can click here to commit to sell popcorn and you will be on your way to earning that extra commission in 2014.
If you have questions, please email us at, contact your District Kernel, or contact your District Exececutive.

Important dates to remember
2014 sale starts – Saturday, September 27
2014 sales ends – Sunday, October 26
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