Eagle Scout project benefits downtown Stevensville
STEVENSVILLE — The Historic Stevensville Arts and Entertainment District inaugurated the First Saturdays activities of the season with the installation of a community bulletin board and bench constructed by Sam Pomerantz, a senior at Kent Island High and scout with Boy Scout Troop 278. Pomerantz fulfilled his requirements for becoming an Eagle Scout with the completion of this project.
Working with Nancy Scozzari of the Queen Anne’s County Parks Department , Pomerantz designed the kiosk, raised funds for the building materials, prepared the brick foundation and built the structure. Brad Lundberg, coordinator of Eagle Projects in Queen Anne’s County approved the project. Debbie Birch, former Tourism Manager and Nancy Cook, Chair of the Historic Stevensville Arts & Entertainment District provided informational input as the project progressed.
Cook said she was thrilled with the bench and bulletin kiosk, “It is a wonderful addition to the downtown Stevensville area, providing a place to inform the visiting public concerning upcoming events, such as the First Saturday programs that run April through December.” Nancy Scozzari added, “The Parks Department is pleased to have the enhancement of the park and will also utilize the bulletin board to provide updated parks information. “
Pomerantz, also provided a plaque next to the kiosk noting appreciation to the generous support of the Queen Anne’s County Commissioners, Nancy Cook, Nancy Scozzari, Debbie Birch, Boy Scout Troop 278, American Legion Post 278, Charlie & Shirley’s Old Stevensville Barber Shop, Robert & Mary Lowe, Socrates & Anne Kousoutis, Judy Wink (CBEC), John Wood PE, Dependable Sand & Gravel, Friel’s Lumber, Kent Narrows Yacht yard, Long Life Treated Lumber, Price & Gannon Rentals, and Rental Works of Grasonville.
Sam Pomerantz of Boy Scout Troop 278, a senior at Kent Island High School stands beside his Eagle Scout project at the Kent Island Pocket Park in Stevensville.