The next two Saturdays at St. Brigids, Lexington Boy Scout Tim Schoch will be holding a collection drive for the Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Boston.
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Saturday, February 16, 2013
LHS sophomore Tim Schoch talks about organizing the drive, to be held Feb. 23 and March 2 at St. Brigid’s, as his Eagle Scout project.
Have tools, appliances or furniture you could donate? If you do, then you can help folks still recovering after Superstorm Sandy, as well as a local teen working toward becoming an Eagle Scout. As his Eagle project, Lexington High sophomore Tim Schoch is organizing a collection drive for Habitat for Humanity, collecting donations of tools, appliances and furniture to help out people in need, especially those affected by Sandy, the hurricane that smashed the east coast last October. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23 and Saturday, March 2, Schooch and a few fellow Scouts from Troop 10 will be at St. Brigid's collecting items for the Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Boston. Schooch said he started thinking of a collection drive as …
Wednesday, July 13, 2011
Local Boy Scouts earn Eagle status while helping Lexington.
Gini Shevrin once said the Boy Scouts were actually an unpaid arm of our Department of Public Works. With all the completed Eagle Scout projects that we’re hearing about, it’s clear she’s right. At Monday night’s Board of Selectmen’s meeting Deb Mauger noted Connor Zanin’s recent Eagle Scout contribution – one that helped everyone in Lexington who uses the Lincoln Field trails. I spoke with Connor yesterday and he told me about the day-long project that took time energy and effort to coordinate and complete. The almost 18-year-old is in Troop 119, run by Scout Leader Bernie Gunther. “When you’re doing the Eagle Scout project there is a template you follow along the way,” Connor said. That involved coming up with a community project, …