Clever Ideas, Luck Can Pay Off for Council Fundraisers

Atkinson, Peter E.
February 2004
Sea Power;Feb2004, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p48
Focuses on the successful council fundraiser Beanie Baby of Santa Barbara Council in California. Donation of Ty Warner, creator of the Ronnie bear and inventor of the popular Beanie Babies, to the council; Recognition for Ty Warner on his contributions; Other contributions of Ty.


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