Popcorn 2013 - Reach for the Stars!
Have the greatest Scouting year ever!
History tells the story; units can and have funded the entire year with a well planned and executed popcorn sale. Council supported money-earning programs are the only NO RISK opportunity available. The unit investment is time, no upfront money, no contracts that put the unit at risk -
How does a unit build a successful sale? Planning and communication is the short answer.
Keep visiting the popcorn website to check out this year's success stories as the sale goes forward. Don't let a single person in Tidewater say they did not have a chance to support Boy Scouts in their community because they weren't asked to buy popcorn! Popcorn is available now!
Welcome to Popcorn 2013!
Popcorn selling units earn 38% as a flat rate
Commission begins on the first dollar of direct sales and is available in the unit budget immediately. The process has been streamlined to make popcorn sales even more user-friendly and an Excel spreadsheet is on the website (or fillable PDF) to recap take order sales.
NEW for 2013
· Optional internet sale at 30% commission with direct shipment to purchaser
· Products (see product page with pictures and prices)
· Easier forms
The individual prize program is designed to supplement a unit incentive plan. Build a great sale by developing a unit incentive program; recognize Scouts early and often for their success.
This is a progressive prize chart. Once a level is achieved, the selling Scout receives all items before it (exception – level F and higher exclude level E). For example, at the $3,000 level you will get all items A through E as stated. If you reach level G, you get all items from A to G, except for level E.
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