Wilbert E. Burgie Cadet Corps
“Train up a child in the way he should go: and
when he is old, he will not depart from
When we think about
or observe our youth of today, what do we think about, what do we see? Young
kids being disrespectful, not going to school, pants sagging almost to their
knees. Or do we see our youth as individuals who are looking to become
productive members in society. The Wilbert E. Burgie Cadet Corps is
committed to the youth of today; it is our aim of improving the chances of
our youth to succeed in life, become responsible resilient, productive resourceful
cadets prepared become successful citizens.
By providing core
values, exemplifying the loyalty and uprightness of character and problem
solving development in its youth. The Wilbert E. Burgie Cadet Corps is
designed to develop participant's leadership skills, strengthen their character,
and learn effective self-discipline. This innovative program requires
cadets to pass all of their courses in school. The WEBCC program helps
young people develop a range of admirable skills and values and to guide the
growth and development of our young adults, though Drill & Ceremony
activities, leadership develop courses, which would high moral standards, and adhere to a strict
code of conduct.
WEBCC provides our emerging future leaders with effective leadership and
problem solving training opportunities, develop and strength their character,
and learn effective self discipline skills and provide proactive awareness
and information in the a real of leadership development, living skills,
etiquette, emergency preparedness and communication that will create strong
confident leaders and prepare our young adults to be contributing members in
WEBCC is different from other leadership programs, in that, we are a small
nonprofit program that does not receive any governmental or grant assistance.
Our primary revenue source is monies paid by families, and donations received
from generous individuals and business like yours. These funds only
cover the program’s basic expenses. The Cadets families often must
raise their own funds to pay for uniforms, badges, ribbons and name
tags. The average cost per Cadet per year is estimated at $500, which
is particularly difficult for families with more than one cadet and/or modest
Because I know that you and/or your organization care as much about the
youth of today, we are requesting that you assist us as financial sponsors
for the upcoming events.
By participating as
a sponsor, your organization will benefit from extended exposure through
media campaigns and promotional efforts directed toward the supporters of the
Wilbert E. Burgie Cadet Corps.
Thanking you in
advance for your assistance.
Brenda M. Francis
Chief Operating Officer