Published: Nov 17, 2012 06:00 PM
Modified: Nov 17, 2012 05:40 PM
Apex Girl Scouts earn Silver Awards
Three Girl Scouts from Apex have earned the Girl Scout Silver Award, which is the second highest achievement in Girl Scouting. Kathryn Hayne
is the daughter of Jim and Emily Hayne. For her Silver Award project, she cleaned and reorganized the childrens and pre-school classrooms and workrooms at Westwood Baptist Church, and then hosted a supply shower to collect needed supplies.
Hayne is a freshman at Apex High School and is a member of Girl Scout Troop 1860. Kelly Heimann
is the daughter of Daniel and Kathryn Heimann. For her Silver Award project, she worked with other Girl Scouts to make and sell crafts to purchase a bench for Lake Pine Park.
Kelly attends Apex Middle School and is a member of Girl Scout Troop 309. Sarah Ford
is the daughter of Tim and Christy Ford. For her Silver Award project, she organized an event for the youth in her church to make care packages for soldiers serving overseas.
Ford attends Apex High School and is a member of Girl Scout Troop 1860.NCLM elects Carys Jennifer Robinson and Apexs Eleanor Green to Board of Directors
The North Carolina League of Municipalities recently elected Cary Town Council District A Representative Jennifer Robinson
to its Board of Directors during the leagues annual conference in Charlotte.
The North Carolina League of Municipalities is a membership association of more than 540 hometowns. The board of directors is comprised of municipal officials from across the state who are recognized as leaders among their colleagues.
In addition to Robinson, Human Resources Director Eleanor Green
of Apex was also elected to the Board of Directors.Special Olympics North Carolina state-level honor awarded to Cary resident Paul Stackhouse
of Cary was named the 2012 Special Olympics North Carolina Presidents Award winner during the Special Olympics North Carolina Fall Tournament on Nov. 3 in High Point.
Stackhouse was honored for his 11-year commitment to and support of Special Olympics North Carolina athletes through his photography. He is employed by SAS as a senior development tester. Young Marines celebrate Veterans Appreciation Week
Members of the Young Marines, in recognition of Veterans Day, celebrated its 12th annual Veterans Appreciation Week on Nov. 3-12.
Through the actions of 300 Young Marines units nationwide, veterans were honored in a variety of creative ways. Units sent thank you cards to hospitalized veterans, cleaned up a disabled veterans yard, visited veterans in hospitals or planned a community-wide social event with guidance from the Young Marines adult volunteers.
The Young Marines is a national nonprofit youth education and service program for boys and girls, age eight through the completion of high school. The program focuses on teaching the values of leadership, teamwork and self-discipline so its members can live and promote a healthy, drug-free lifestyle.
The Young Marines have a unit located in Cary.
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