Ea­gle Scout project ben­e­fits down­town Stevensville

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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.

CON­TRIB­UTED PHOTO

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.

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