For his Eagle Project, Houston, Texas Scout Asher Joseph considered the standard criteria – his project should benefit the community, involve other Scouts and enable him to demonstrate leadership.
“Alive, alert, awake, enthusiastic!” shouted the crowd of leaders from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) as they attended a Cub Scout training session Saturday, February 17, 2018. This event dubbed Little Philmont after the well-known Philmont Boy Scouts of America (BSA) training facility in New Mexico, was held at the church’s Klein chapel, 16535 Kleinwood Dr. in Spring, Texas.
Gloria Adams, 82, made her way past the ladders and buckets of paint in front of her brick home in the Hiram Clarke area of Houston. She looked up to a newly repaired and painted area under the eaves.
“I had a covering to that hole propped up with a stick. I was afraid animals could get in,” she said. “These folks have done a wonderful job. They’re a blessing.”