Weekly Roundup: Rebecca Leavens combines brains with the arts, Medford Town Council honors baseball team
In other news, a local artist prepares for her exhibition at the Medford Art Center.
Most young men and women join Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts for their love of the outdoors. Leavens loves the outdoors, too, but for the 15-year old incoming Shawnee High School freshman, there was a more important reason.
“I like helping people,” she said. “I like the fact that [Girl Scouts] makes me want to do something with our community, and it also makes it easier to have an outreach and have a support system to say ‘hey if you want to do this, we’re all going to help you.’”
Medford Town Council honors Memorial Baseball team at town council meeting
It was the first time the middle school won the championship in 12 years and only the second time in 19 years.
“We’re really proud of you guys, and I’m sure your parents, coaches and teachers are as well.” Mayor Charles Watson said at the council meeting before reading the proclamation.
The Simon Cup trophy was at the meeting.
Tabernacle artist Sandy Sandy to hold art exhibition at Medford Art Center
A show by artist, Sandy Sandy, of Tabernacle, NJ, will jump start the many positive changes taking place at the Medford Arts Center (MAC) located at 18 North Main St in Medford. The solo show will run from August 15 to September 15 featuring selected works from more than two decades of Sandy’s life long, art journey. “An Evolution of Passion” will fill the whole facility and is the most extensive body of Sandy’s work ever housed in one exhibition.