Commander Dan Fortini with Boy Scout Troop 747


Boy Scout Troop 747 works with local veterans' organization

Post #68, Leland, NC - Leland, NC

On Saturday, February 17, 2024, the commander of John E. Jacobs American Legion Post 68, Dan Fortini, paid an early morning visit to the weekend campout site of Boy Scout Troop 747 on Village Road in Leland. He met with Troop Leader Gregg Gennaro and the other scout leaders to talk about future events with which the Boy Scouts will be assisting Post 68, such as the Gullah Geechee Heritage Rice Festival and the Damaged Flag Disposal this spring.

While there, Commander Fortini presented Troop 747 with a donation of $100 in support of the Scout Trevor Smith’s Eagle Scout ceremony. To be held on Sunday, February 25, 2024, at 3 p.m. at Town Creek Park in Winnabow. Congratulations Trever!

Assistant Scoutmaster Leland Troop 747, Greg Gennaro, stated, “Thank you again for coming out to visit and for the generous donation. It was great to see you! We truly appreciate the relationship we've built together and all that you do for the troop, veterans and [for] the community.”

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