Eagle Scout is the highest advancement rank in Boy Scouting.
In 2013, 56,841 Scouts earned the Eagle Scout rank.
From 1912 to 2013, 2.3 million Boy Scouts earned the Eagle Scout rank.
Around 7 percent of all Boy Scouts earned the Eagle Scout rank in 2013.
In 2013, the average age of boys earning the Eagle Scout rank was 17 years of age.
Today Mike Carver has joined the ranks of Eagle Scout …..
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On Friday, October 31 the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 323 will be holding a Halloween Costume Party / Dinner dance.
Also Haunted Walk October 31-November 2 8 pm – 11pm each day Cost $3 or greater donation receive a $1 discount with a non-perishable canned good donation
Halloween Dinner will be served from 5pm – 7pm. Dinner that night will be Apricot BBQ Chicken served with a new potatoes and vegetables.
The Costume Party/Dance will begin at 7:30pm and will last until midnight. Entertainment for the evening will be provided by Bouncer Entertainment. Prizes for 1st and 2nd place will be awarded for the best costumes.
This event is part of our Membership Drive. Our Post will be open to the public all weekend, so please join us for all of the weekend’s events!
Lehigh Acres residents will soon have the chance to speak directly to their leaders in local government.
Larry Kiker, chairman of the Lee County Board of County Commissioners and Roger Dejarlais, Lee County manager have scheduled a Town Hall meeting for Wednesday, October 22, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the East County Water Control District (ECWCD) Campus located at 601 East County Lane in Lehigh.
The public is invited to this open meeting to provide an overview of many Lee County topics of interest.
Vista Palms Apartment complex hosted their first ever Community Health and Information Fair for residents on Saturday, October 4th. The event was organized by the new local management team to help educate the Florida based tenants on a variety of wellness topics and create an opportunity for the residents to socialize and get to know their neighbors.
Over 300 residents and guests attended the one day event. Attendees were invited to stop and gather important information from local health care providers, social services groups and even exercise and nutrition experts. Booths and information stations were set up around the property, inside and out, and included educational content as well as a little fun for the attendees. From wellness checks, to Zumba class, to food stations, the event had something for everyone.
This Saturday morning the weather will be beautiful so we invite you to come out and join us at our gardens for our monthly event. The Girl Scouts will be building a library the boy scouts will be building garden boxes. Adults and kids will be building our greenhouse, weeding, planting plants but most of all having a great day with your community to help our local Food Banks.
Healthy Harvest Community Farms 607 Mirror Lakes Drive Lehigh Acres, Lehigh Acres, Florida 8:30 to 1 pm
Sunday, October 12, 2014 was the first anniversary of the Free Veterans Dinner held every three months hosted by the American Legion Post #323 of Lehigh Acres. It started from a vision to serve those who served us and a monetary donation from the legionnaires. The meal consists of spaghetti with meatballs, a large salad bar and desserts. The greatly appreciated donations have perpetuated the rest of the dinners and will continue in January 2015.
If you are a veteran, please attend, and bring your family to meet ours.
On Friday, October 10, 2014, the American Legion Post #323 of Lehigh Acres held its monthly picnic for the homeless and low income veterans in the area. Committee Chairman, David Wilson shared a meal, conversation and camaraderie. With the help of friends from the Joel Boulevard 7-Eleven, the local VFW and likeminded persons, we were able to provide food and personal hygiene items to ease their daily needs.
The picnic is held the second Friday of every month at 11:30am at the American Legion, 1124 Ashlar Avenue, Lehigh Acres. If you are or know of a homeless veteran, or a veteran who needs help, please contact David Wilson at the American Legion Post #323, phone (239) 369-3178.
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