Boy Scouts provide community service
RUTHSBURG — Boy Scouts from Troop 464 left their warm tents at their Tuckahoe Park camp site early on the morning of April 23 to donate their time on various cleanup projects around Queen Anne’s and Caroline counties. Cleanup projects completed by the 32 scouts, included the Old Wye Church and Chesterfield cemeteries, Millstream Park, Ridgely United Methodist Church, the old Centreville High School (Board of Education building) and the Ruthsburg Community Center.
After lunch, the scouts continued with their cleanup effort by picking up trash along Mason Branch, Crouse Mill and Damsontown Roads. They also performed trail maintenance at Tuckahoe State Park. In all, Troop 464 contributed over 232 combined hours of community service and collected 40 bags of trash from county roads. Assistant Scout Master Kelly Wright said, this exceptional effort was preceded by some members of Troop 464 offering assistance to the Safe Harbor Food Pantry on the previous weekend.
Troop 464 also participated in community service at Danny’s Walk in Ridgely and Maryland High School Rodeo events on May 7.
Boy Scouts of America is a program where young men can learn responsibility and leadership skills, provide community service and experience adventure all in a scout-lead program. It is open to all young men ages 10 (boys can join after completing the 5th grade) to 17. Information or questions regarding Boy Scout Troop 464 can be submitted to kb email@example.com or by calling 410-490-7713.