John Miles Getker has a message for his friends “back home.”
Getker, an active member of Cub Scout Pack 191 and Boy Scout Troop 303 until his family moved to North Carolina, has earned the rank of Eagle Scout. For his project, Getker coordinated the building of five sturdy wooden beds for the cabins at William Umstead State Park.
Getker achieved most of his rank advancements and merit badges through Troop 303, with which he also went on three international trips.
“Troop 303 was all about the bond of shared suffering,” Getker said. “Trust me, there’s nothing like a 50-mile trek through the mountains to build close friendships.”
Currently 0 Responses
26 One Touch Art and Bedding
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
26 Thanksgiving Eve Service-Traditional Service
7:00 pm - 6:00 am
3 Advent Study
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
6 17th Annual Jingle & Jog Road Race and 1 Mile Fun Walk
State Attorney General Pam Bondi says armed guards OK in Manatee County schools
Manatee County Schol District receives OK from Attorney General Pam Bondi to hire armed security officers, through a partnership with local law enforcement.
MONDAY MASHUP: Weekend photo events
Mixon Harvest Festival; Pine View Pinnacle; Asolo Repertory Theatre's Family Day; and MORE!
PHOTO GALLERY: Ponies Under the Palms
Shelby, Mustang and enthusiasts of other Ford-made vehicles gathered Nov. 23 for the 23rd annual Ponies Under the Palms event on Lakewood Ranch Main Street.