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Kernel Journal – September 2014

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September 11, 2014

In This Issue
Popcorn Kick-Off
More Opportunities
Commit to Sell
Distribution Locations
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Are you ready to Party?
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! As of this week only 10 entries nationwide have been submitted!  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.

Fill It-Up Contest

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

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!


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.

2014 Popcorn Kick Off at Vala’s Pumpkin Patch 
Vala’s welcomes Scouts to come kick off the 2014 season!
Come join us 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!

Distribution Locations


Location Name



Jayhawk Boxes, Inc

1150 S. Union
Fremont, NE 68025

Petah La Shauro

Ag Park

822 15th St
Columbus, NE 68601

Diamond Dick

Kaup Forage & Turf

2019 Riverside Blvd
Norfolk, NE 68701

Wagon Wheel

Ford Storage

13831 Chandler Rd
Omaha, NE 68135

Lewis & Clark

Ford Storage

13831 Chandler Rd
Omaha, NE 68135

Soaring Eagle

Ford Storage

13831 Chandler Rd
Omaha, NE 68135


Grow Mark, Inc

2200 South Ave
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

War Eagle


610 Gateway Dr
North Sioux City, SD 57049



900 11th Street SW
Spencer, IA 51301

Twin Lakes

White Transfer & Storage

Hwy D – 20 West
Fort Dodge, IA 50501


Concerned, Inc

1812 Industrial Pkwy
Harlan, IA 51537

Your District Popcorn Team will be working with your units to assign a pick up time.

Prize Distribution Forms
Due by Noon on September 19th

This form is for Packs that do not want to participate in the provided prize plan.  Click on Prize Distribution Form to print a copy off.  These need to be emailed to, faxed (402-431-0444), mailed (Mid-America Council, Attn: Erin Glidden, 12401 West Maple Road, Omaha, NE  68164), or dropped off before Noon on September 19th.  If you have any questions, please let us know.

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