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2014 Popcorn Sale begins September 20!

Thank you to the following District Popcorn Kernels for coordinating the fundraising efforts in each of their districts in the fall of 2014:  

DM Rich  Purcell
GE Ashley Barella-Davis
HK Josh Egan
NE Jim Earl
NS Tom Petersen
OT Tricia Grams
IH Sarah Dagley
PF Beth Stinson
PI Ron Corbett
SC John     Fitzpatrick
SK Charity Gosler
TS Jim Gratner
WV Dustin Striegel

Sign-Up for the 2014 Popcorn Sale!

    *Commit to sell popcorn in 2014
    *Provide your unit's Popcorn Kernel name, address, email address, phone number
    *Let us know if your unit is planning to place an initial order and final order  

RSVP for a Council Popcorn Kickoff!
   To earn 1% extra commission, send 2 people from your unit to one of the five Council Popcorn Kickoffs.
These 5 Council Popcorn Kickoffs replace local district popcorn trainings, formerly held in August.
   Over 350 people have attended the first 3 Kickoffs!
   Only 2 Kickoffs left!
   August 14th - 7 p.m., Perry Meridian Middle School
   August 21st - 7 p.m., Knights of Columbus (Muncie)
Why should you attend?
     *Learn best practices from experts at 3 breakout training sessions:  Sales Methods, Logistics, Unit Kickoff
      *Enjoy music from DJ Dr. Dance!
      *Taste popcorn samples
      *Receive your district popcorn dates (when to place your unit's orders, when to pick up popcorn at warehouse)
      *Prize giveaways
      *Unit Kernel gets a gray Trail's End polo shirt!

Council Popcorn Kickoff flyer (includes 5 dates, locations, times, agenda, suggested attendees, extra commission details).

 2014 Council Popcorn Sale Goal:  $3,700,000

NEW!  Changes coming in 2014:
      *  Commission Structure
      *  Incentive / prize program
      *  2 new popcorn products:   White Cheddar Cheese & Microwave Kettle Corn
      *  5 council-level popcorn kickoffs (trainings) will be offered July-August (trainings not provided by districts)
      *  60% of products are $20 or less
      *  Containers are returnable (unsold partial cases may be returned)

2014 Product Mix and Prices - available soon online!

Unit Kernel Manual / guidebook -- (includes District Popcorn Kernel names & contact information, commission structure details, chronological steps to a successful sale, tips on planning a fun Unit Popcorn Kickoff, transportation tips for retrieving popcorn from the warehouse) will be available online after the last Council Program Kickoff, held on August 21, 2014.

Popcorn Order Form -- will be available online after the last Council Popcorn Kickoff, held on August 21, 2014.

Navigate to the appropriate button to the left to learn more about our annual popcorn sale.
Website under construction -- Bear with us while we update our 2013 information to reflect 2014 information!

Questions? Contact Jean Merrell at (317) 813-7098 or at popcorn@crossroadsbsa.org