“Our world would be a fascinating place if more people worked together for the greater good.” Thanks Archadeck! – Anthony L.
At Archadeck of Raleigh Durham and the Greater Triangle, we appreciate the opportunity to give back to our community as a whole, as well as to create new outdoor living opportunities for individual residents. Therefore it was a great pleasure to work with Anthony L., an admirable young Boy Scout in Raleigh, to help him fulfill a December 2015 community project in pursuit of the scouts’ highest rank of Eagle Scout.
For his Eagle community project, Anthony chose to focus on the Falls Lake area, where he had enjoyed camping many times over the years. He met with the Park Rangers and found out that the recreation area needed additional raccoon-proof trash and recycling receptacles.
Eagle Scout candidates work closely with their parents, leaders, and fellow scouts to learn required skills and to source necessary materials. Just prior to beginning his project, Anthony’s father was temporarily sidelined in an accident at work creating unplanned challenges in securing materials for this project. He reached out to us at Archadeck, and we were more than happy to assist with donating lumber.
Upon securing the donated materials, Anthony went to work, organizing work days for volunteers of scouts and friends to help with the assembly of his receptacles. As you can see from the picture below, Anthony successfully completed his project and is ready for his final Board of Review. The Raleigh community is now blessed with another great young leader and can benefit from more raccoon free trash receptacles in the Falls Lake camping area.
Anthony wrote us about his project sending the pictures you see here. We were so touched by his astute and mature observation – “I’m proud to say that I now have a little part in the preservation and appearance of the Falls Lake recreation area with the help of those who saw me through this project…Our world would be a fascinating place if more people worked together for the greater good.” You are most correct, Anthony!