Old Town Boy Scouts Camp in the Cold for a Cause

OLD TOWN - A group of Boy Scouts plan to spend the night camping outside in Old Town to help feed neighbors in need.

 

Troop 76 is collecting food in an overnight effort at the gazebo in Old Town's local park.

 

 

They've been there since 5 p.m. Friday and plan to be there until noon Saturday.

 


Troop leaders say the scouts go camping often, so they are prepared to brave the cold weather for a good cause. 

 

 

"Boy scouts provide service to the community, that's part of the values they learn in scouting," said  Scout Master, Chris Kelly. "One of the things we're doing is part of the city of Old Town's community food drive, we are trying to draw attention tonight to the need for food in the area and asking the public to support our efforts." 

 

 

"Our troop got involved about a month ago. It's a month long food drive for the community and we've been doing a few things," said Boy Scout Cameron Depaola. "This really makes an impact."

 

 

The Boy Scouts say they have plenty of hot chocolate to help get them through the frigid night, but they could use more donations from folks like you!

 

Lindsey Mills

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Lindsey joined the WVII ABC7 and WFVX FOX Bangor news team in January of 2012. Raised in Arlington, Mass., Lindsey graduated from Endicott College located in Beverly, Mass. where she majored in Communication. While attending college on the North Shore Lindsey ran the campus newspaper, the Endicott Observer, lead the Endicott Gulls field hockey team as Captain in the 2009 & 2010 seasons, and played for the women’s club hockey team.

For two years Lindsey worked at WCVB Channel 5 News Boston as an ENG producer and writer, while also filling in for various positions in
Chronicle, the station’s nightly news magazine. Additionally, Lindsey contributed to the production of two MDA Labor Day telethons.

When she’s not in the field she can be found on the ice. Lindsey helps out with Brewer’s Youth Hockey Learn to Skate & Learn to Play program and plays on a men’s league team. She also helped to establish Brewer’s first youth under-12 girl’s hockey team.

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