San Clemente Boy Scout Troop 113 recently had three scouts complete community service projects for their advancement toward becoming Eagle Scouts.
Matthew Hooper volunteered for Words of Comfort, Hope and Promise, which serves military families by helping to prepare Christmas care packages for troops serving overseas in Afghanistan and Japan, collecting toys for Camp Pendleton Christmas parties and decorating the site for Combat Logistics Regiment 15’s family Christmas party on Camp Pendleton.
Mitch Olesinski collected over 1,000 new and used book donations for The Bookman, a global charitable organization that gives away almost 1 million new and used books per year, primarily to groups and agencies serving the underprivileged, as well as teachers, military veterans, families, active-duty troops and to other charitable groups.
Kyle Merrill organized a community electronics recycling fundraiser event with the Bernice Ayer Middle School Recycling Club, along with Absolute Green Electronics Recycling, an electronics recycling and IT asset recovery and management service company. Over 170 car-loads of unwanted electronics, including TV’s, computers, phones, cameras, calculators and printers were collected.