This week we took The Pulse of Dr. Arthur Tate. Dr. Tate is the Superintendent of the Davenport Community School System. Not only does Dr. Tate have an interesting career in the military and education fields, he also has a great history in Scouting! We talk about favorite Scouting moments, Common Core and eating Vegetarian with the Buddha.
This week we took The Pulse of Caleb Brand! Caleb is a Webelos in Pack 129, and one of the first Kittan recipients of the Super Nova Award. As we march toward STEALTH, we thought it would be a great time to learn more about the Super Nova Award. We talk about Lego minifigures, favorite parents, and drinking overpriced coffee with Emmett.
This week we took The Pulse of Katie Resig! Katie is the Kittan District Finance Chair. Katie organizes our Friends of Scouting Campaign, and is an all around great person. She is also a recipient of the District Award of Merit.
We talk about TV focused on dead people, hot dogs and waffles, and eating with your grandparents.
This week we took The Pulse of Ellis Kell! Eliis is the Director of Programming and Community Outreach for the River Music Experience. The RME offers many opportunities for Youth in the Quad Cities to experience music. We talk with Ellis about Rock Camp, the local music scene, and eating Vegan with Paul McCartney.
This week we took The Pulse of Realff Ottesen! Realff wears many hats in the Kittan District, but is currently the Kittan District Training Chair. We discuss what it takes to be fully trained and other trainings that are available. Realff is also the Order of the Arrow Moose Chapter Advisor, the Chair of the Religious Relationships Committee, and the Loud Thunder Chaplain. We talk with Realff about the New Kids on the Block, Captain Video, and eating with Felix Frankfurter.
This week we took The Pulse of Pat Angerer! Pat played for the Iowa Hawkeyes and the Indianapolis Colts. He is back in the Quad Cities looking for opportunities to help young athletes. Pat is also a supporter of Scouting and is helping us with our Community Friends of Scouting campaign! We talk about ACL'S and Tommy John surgery, applying yourself, and eating with Johnny Cash.
This week we took The Pulse of Dr. Ken King! Dr. King was one of the primary writers for the new Cub Scout program! We took some time to go over what the new Cub Scout Program looks like and asked him some questions of our own. We talk about Ethan, the Colbert Report, and eating steak with the person who discovered fire.
Ian was out this episode, so Ryan Yoder filled in for him!
We've entered 2015 and today we're taking The Pulse of Tom McDermott! Tom is the Illowa Council Scout Executive. We take a look at what Illowa Council has in store for 2015 and how the Illowa Council uses the money raised in of Friends of Scouting Campaign. We talk with Tom about his Scouting beginnings, Ozzie Smith, and eating Bar-B-Que Ribs with Pope Francis.