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Re: [802SEC] projector donations

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OK, I'll throw my hat in the ring as well.
I am a merit badge counselor in my two boys' Scout Troop (Troop 39 of the Northeast Georgia Council of the Boy Scouts of America). Check them out at
I and the other merit badge counselors often make use of Powerpoint slides to illustrate the sessions we conduct with the boys on topics as varied as Citizenship in the World to Leatherworking, and just about everything in between. We usually beg or borrow projectors from parents and other leaders (I've used Nortel's equipment on more than one occasion) but this is becoming increasingly difficult.
Troop 39 is 70 or-so boys strong and frequently opens its merit badge courses to the entire Council, which means we can have 30 to 50 boys in the room for a class. A projector would really make life easier on us (especially the counselors).
Finally, an added benefit: Troop 39 helps supervise the annual pinewood derby of our "feeder" Pack (that's Cub Scouts for the un-initiated). This event is the highlight of their year. A software package called Derbymaster keeps track of each boy's time and finishing order and summarizes these on a screen display. Projecting this on the wall eases the proceedings considerably.
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