Gold Star

May 3, 2011

Cub Scouts collect food

Members of Cub Scout Pack 680 banded together and collected 708 pounds of food and more than $100 for Scouting for Food, a nationwide scout campaign.

In preparation for its food drive, the pack hung up flyers in the Issaquah Highlands, alerting the community about the community service project. On March 26, about 30 Cub Scouts collected donations at Blakely Hall.

The group invites more boys to join Cub Scout Pack 680. Email Patty Mayes at to learn more.

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Who’s News

April 5, 2011

Sammamish woman honored

Joan Robinson-Berry, of Sammamish, recently received the National Society of Black Engineers’ Golden Torch Award for Outstanding Woman in Technology.

Robinson-Berry is the small business liaison officer for The Boeing Co. and director of Small/Diverse Business & Strategic Alliance for Boeing Defense, Space & Security.

The Golden Torch Award is presented to individuals who demonstrate the highest commitment to the ideals set forth in the NSBE mission — to develop culturally responsible black engineers who excel academically and succeed professionally while contributing to their communities.

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Boy Scouts collect food donations

March 22, 2011

Issaquah residents can donate food to the hungry during the Scouting for Food drive.

Boys Scouts plan to collect nonperishable foods and personal care items from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 26 at Blakely Hall, 2550 N.E. Park Drive.

The most-needed items include baby formula, breakfast cereal, canned goods oatmeal, peanut butter, pasta and rice, shampoo and soap, and feminine products.

Scouts across the state plan to participate in the daylong food drive.

Local Scouts conducted a food drive in Issaquah and other Eastside communities last March.

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Scouts will pick up donated food Saturday

March 19, 2010

UPDATED — 10:54 a.m. March 19, 2010

Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts will pick up items needed for the Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank during a Saturday food drive.

Scouts delivered door hangers about the most-needed items to residences in Issaquah and across the Puget Sound region March 13. Scouts will return Saturday to pick up donations as part of the Scouting for Food campaign.

Scouts delivered bags through Issaquah, Sammamish, Cougar Mountain, North Bend, Fall City, Snoqualmie and the Renton Highlands.

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