Special to Iredell Free News

Boy Scout Troop 609 of Statesville has stayed busy during recent months with several community service projects.

In April the troop participated in a community shredding event sponsored by Shred South and hosted by Randy Marion Ford. The troop assisted members of the community by unloading their sensitive documents that where to be shredded.

In May the troop participated in a roadside cleanup along Davie Avenue in Statesville.

And in June the troop assisted the Foundation of Hope clothes closet. Scouts from Troop 609 sorted, separated, organized and folded clothing that had been donated to the Foundation of Hope.

Troop 609 is chartered by First Associated Reformed Presbyterian Church of Statesville and was originally chartered in 1980. The troop meets at 7 p.m. on Monday nights at the troop’s scout hut located at 2019 Davie Avenue. Boys ages 11-17 are welcome to visit and join.


For more information email nctroop609@yahoo.com or call 704-876-3852.