Boy Scout troop honored for environmental stewardship

first_imgBy ALEXANDRA BROTZMANSpecial to the PRESSThe Keep South Padre Island Beautiful Committee is honoring a local Boy Scout troop this month in recognition of their outstanding community and environmental involvement.Boy Scout Troop 59 from Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church in Port Isabel, led by Assistant Scout Master Richard Legere, have been servicing and maintaining the committee’s new bayside monofilament recycling stations. The stations can be found at various locations along the Laguna Madre of South Padre Island and are utilized by both the community and fishermen in order to ensure monofilament fishing line is recycled and doesn’t end up in the environment.Want the whole story? Pick up a copy of the Port Isabel-South Padre Press, or subscribe to our E-Edition by clicking here. Share RelatedBlooms, butterflies lead beautification committee talksBy KEVIN RICH Special to the PRESS The Keep South Padre Island Beautiful Committee recognized ecologically friendly initiatives and discussed environmental issues during its May 11 meeting. Committee Member Kimberly Dollar presented Boy Scout Troop 59 with the Environmentalist of the Month award in recognition of their work with the City’s…May 19, 2017In “News”Committees continue Island beautificationBy ABBEY KUNKLE Special to the PRESS Summer is here and South Padre Island committees are in full swing trying to stay ahead of the rush. The various SPI committees are continuing in their missions and aiming to make immediate and long-term improvements from the beach to the bayside. The…June 17, 2016In “News”Prospective Eagle Scout beautifies cemeteryBy DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com “It takes intense leadership,” 17-year-old William Grace said of the requirements to becoming an Eagle Scout. Well, if an example of leadership is what it takes, then the young Grace has that in spades. The soon-to-be Port Isabel High School senior led approximately…June 3, 2016In “News”last_img

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