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Kernel Journal – September 2014 Supplemental

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September 26, 2014

In This Issue
Start of Popcorn Sale
Popcorn Kick-Off
Military Thank You’s
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Popcorn Sales Start Tomorrow, September 27th!!
The time is here, POPCORN SEASON! Thank you all for your hard work and effort,thus far. Scouts can start selling popcorn tomorrow, Saturday, September 27th. Please do not start selling ahead of time. 

Here’s to having a great Popcorn Season!

Popcorn Courtesy Points

  • Say Thank You
  • Count the change in front of the customer
  • Make checks payable to the Pack/Troop
  • Do not leave popcorn unattended
  • When selling popcorn in your neighborhood always have an adult or buddy with you. 
  • Never enter a stranger’s home without an adult
  • Wear your Scout uniform
  • Don’t forget last year’s customers. Make sure you keep a copy of your order form each year to go back and ask them to help support year after year. 

Popcorn Kick Off at Vala’s Pumpkin Patch Tonight!
Vala’s welcomes Scouts to come kick off the 2014 season!
Come join us tonight for a campfire, haunted house, corn maze and much more!  We will be at campsite #55- #62.  Food is available for purchase at Vala’s or you are welcome to bring your own.

Click on Vala’s Pumpkin Patch for more information!

It is Not to Late to Enter!!
2014 Kick off Party – there are prizes!     

We want to remind everyone of the extra commission opportunities through Camp Masters.  First prize in each category is $1000 in bonus commission!  Second prize in each category is $500 in bonus commission!  Plus, every selling Scout in the winning units will win a $25 Walmart Gift Card!

Kick up your popcorn sales and get your Scouts excited!  And possibly win extra commission and gift cards!  How does that sound?  Camp Masters is having 3 different contests this year the Scouts can enter with their Troops or Packs.

  • Kick up the Event – Show off your well prepared room!
  • Kick up the Training – Show off how you prepare your Scouts for sales!
  • Kick up the Fun – Show off how fun your party is!
You can click on UNIT KICK OFF CONTEST to get the rules for the contest.  You can also see how to get the app.  Good Luck! Go for it!  All entries need to be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m. November 1, 2014.

A few more opportunities to keep in mind…

Mid-America Council Photo Contest
Show off your photography or video skill in the Popcorn Photo Contest!  You may win a $250 camping package!
Click on Popcorn Photo Contest for more information.


During the popcorn sale Scouts will have the chance to enter a weekly drawing for great prizes!  To enter, make a copy of the Scout’s completely filled order form and either email a copy to, fax it (402-431-0444) or drop it off at the Scout Center (12401 West Maple Road).  The previous weeks order forms must be in the office by 9:00 a.m. Monday to qualify for that week’s drawing.


Online Order Contest- FIRST CHANCE MONDAY!!

Scouts who sell $50 or more each week online will be entered into a weekly drawing.  To enter all a Scout needs to do is sell $50 or more in popcorn online.  For every additional $50 sold online, the Scout will get an additional name in the drawing.


Popcorn Ball

If a Scout sells $1000 or more of popcorn, he and a parent will be able to attend one of the two popcorn balls.  Creighton Bluejays Basketball game on November 23rd or Sioux City Musketeers on December 13th.  Registration deadline on both of these events is November 6th so be sure to register right after sales are over!

*Omaha Game will start at 3 p.m. -Pre-Game activities time will be coming soon*


Nebraska Experience

If a Scout sells $1500 or more of popcorn, he and a parent will be able to attend the Nebraska Experience.  Game date and time TBA.

Military Thank You’s
If you are in need of Military Thank You cards, please click here to download.


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