Heart of Ohio Council Key 3 (President Dan DeVille, Commissioner John Harbaugh, Jr., Scout Executive Brad Bodoh) are having a great week taking Council Key 3 Training at the Philmont Training Center.
I am happy to announce the hiring of James Vanderpool to the position of District Executive in the Great Frontier District. Jim is an Eagle Scout and currently serves as Pack Committee Chair of Pack 3333 in the Great Frontier District. He starts his duties on Monday August 4th. Please join me in welcoming Jim to our team.
Brad W Bodoh | Scout Executive/CEO
I am pleased to announce the hiring of Kevin J. Fox to serve in the position of District Director in the Great Frontier District effective August 16, 2014. After a brief stint in the Alabama-Florida Council, Kevin will be returning to the Heart of Ohio Family on a Priority Transfer. I am happy to have him back! Please join me in welcoming Kevin back to the Heart of Ohio Council in his new position.
Brad W Bodoh | Scout Executive/CEO
Hello Council / District Key Volunteers and Staff.
With the departure of Registrar Koren Roberts and Great Frontier Senior District Executive Amanda Paul, please follow the general guidelines below during this period of Heart of Ohio Council Staff transition:
Registration-related questions or concerns: Please contact both Office Manager Lisa Whisler at firstname.lastname@example.org and Program Secretary Dawne Beckel at email@example.com, or you may call either of them directly at the Heart of Ohio Council Service Center at 419-207-8300.
Join us for our first annual Great Frointer District Softball Camporee.
Friday, August 22 - Sunday, August 24
Shady Drive Baseball Complex
$10 per person
Download the leader's guide for more information and to register.
This is just a reminder that the Ashland Council Service Center will begin summer hours starting May 27 and running through August 15.
Monday - Wednesday - 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday - 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Friday - 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Here’s a Summertime Tax Tip directly from the IRS.
Along with the lazy, hazy days of summer come some extra expenses, including summer day camp. But, the IRS has some good news for parents: those added expenses may help you qualify for a tax credit.
Many parents who work or are looking for work must arrange for care of their children under 13 years of age during the school vacation.
Here are five facts the IRS wants you to know about a tax credit available for child care expenses. The Child and Dependent Care Credit is available for expenses incurred during the summer and throughout the rest of the year.
The cost of day camp may count as an expense towards the child and dependent care credit.
Expenses for overnight camps do not qualify.
Whether your childcare provider is a sitter at your home or a daycare facility outside the home, you’ll get some tax benefit if you qualify for the credit.
The credit can be up to 35 percent of your qualifying expenses, depending on your income.
Please find attached the Unit leader application for the World Scout Jamboree. The national office and region staff are in the process of identifying individuals that would like to serve as unit leaders for the 2015 World Scout Jamboree in Japan. Interviews will be held in various locations around the region during the months of February and March, 2014. We do not want to miss
Today training is just as important as ever, as we all want to deliver the best,safest, and most meaningful Scouting experience as possible to every Scout. We often say “Every Boy Deserves a Trained Leader” and with good reason when leaders are trained, they: