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.
This week we took The Pulse of Erin Gehn! With the New Year beginning and people looking to get healthy and lose weight, we talk with Erin about getting fit! Erin is a Zumba Instructor and all around fitness guru. Erin is also the District Venturing Membership Chair and Program Director for STEALTH! We talk about outdoor ethics, going the distance, and eating with Richard Simmons.
To learn more about Zumba or take a class with Erin:
Happy Holidays from all of us at The Pulse! This week we took The Pulse of Matt Shaw! Matt is the Outreach Minister with the Bettendorf Christian Church. Matt is an Eagle Scout and a Troop 24 Alumni. We talk about The 180 Zone, watching PBS, and eating Granite City with Dietrich Bonhoeffer.
To learn more about the Bettendorf Christian Church:
To listen to Matt's Podcast:
This week we took The Pulse of Jim Graham! Jim is a District Director for the Denver Area Council, but recently moved from the Western Colorado Council. At the Western Colorado Council Jim helped organize the Steve Fossett Spirit of Adventure Ranch. Jim has a great story of what BSASOAR is and how it came to be. We talk with Jim about Steve Fossett, Bubble Soccer, and eating spaghetti with Ronald Reagan.
Learn more about BSASOAR: http://bsasoar.com/
The Kittan District just held its first Scout Sister Spa Night! As a thank you for coming to their brother's events throughout the year, scout sisters and their moms were able to be pampered at Capri College! We interviewed three girls: Mackenzie Wisneski, Ellie Scott, and Lilly Law. At the end of the night we recapped with the awesome Sarah Kisner! Thank you to Capri College for a great event!