Scouts Announce Endowment/Planned Giving Initiative
Bill Streit had an appreciation for music and a love for drum corps. From a distance, he admired one corps in particular, not just for their inspired performances, but for the values that the organization taught to the young men it served. That corps was the Madison Scouts, and a chance encounter with an alumnus at the DCI Atlanta Regional connected Bill to the corps in way that has profoundly impacted it today and for the future.
Foremost, Bill was a businessman, and a successful one at that. He recognized that organizations like the Scouts need to have a financial foundation and good business practices to generate sufficient money required to keep a non-profit organization healthy and growing. Unselfishly, Bill put in place a structure for his own estate and established the Streit Trust, with its primary beneficiary being the Madison Scouts.
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