Zeb Dawson of rural Minot will receive Boy Scouts of America's highest rank, that of Eagle Scout, at an Eagle Court of Honor Sunday, Dec. 4, at 2 p.m. in Congregational United Church of Christ, 430 N. Broadway. A reception will follow in the church's Fellowship Room.
Dawson is a member of Boy Scout Troop No. 425 which has had 64 boys become Eagle Scouts since the troop's first Eagle Scout Award in 1975 and since it began in 1964.
Dawson is a senior honor student at Des Lacs-Burlington High School and also participates in baseball and basketball.
Submitted Photo - - Zeb Dawson of rural Minot will receive Boy Scouts of America’s highest rank, that of Eagle Scout, at an Eagle Court of Honor Sunday, Dec. 4, at 2 p.m. in Congregational United Church of Christ, 430 N. Broadway.
He is a member of Peace Lutheran Church's Luther League in Burlington and attended two mission trips with his youth group to Las Vegas and San Francisco and has participated in numerous community service projects.
He began his Scouting career in 2001 with a Minot Air Force Base Club Scout pack. Dawson has served in the following leadership positions in his troop: librarian; chaplain aide, assistant patrol leader and patrol leader. He earned 28 merit badges and is an Ordeal member of the Order of the Arrow, the Boy Scouts' Honor Society of Campers. Dawson earned the World Conservation Award, Lord Baden Powell Honor Patrol Award, 50 Miler Award (twice) and troop meeting perfect attendance medals in 2007 and 2008, and he has attended numerous summer camps through Boy Scouts.
His Eagle Scout project was planning and organizing both volunteers and materials in the assembly of disaster hygiene kits for Luther World Relief. This includes seeking monetary and kit item donations. The kits were distributed throughout the world at locations where natural disasters had occurred.
Dakota Finnish Society sets Christmas celebration
The Dakota Finnish Society will have its 11th annual Pikkujoulu, or Little Christmas, celebration on Dec. 11 in the lower level of the Scandinavian Heritage Center, 1020 South Broadway.
Doors will open at noon and a catered meal will be served at 1:30 p.m. There will be door prizes, presentation of donations, and the sauna will be heated for anyone wishing to partake in a Finnish sauna.
Dakota College seeking to make gift donation
BOTTINEAU The Dakota College at Bottineau Staff Senate is collecting monetary donations that will be used to buy gift cards for kids
affected by the flooding in the Minot area.Donations will be accepted through Dec. 15 and can be mailed or brought to the business office at 105 Simrall Boulevard, Bottineau, ND 58318. People can call 228-5430 for more information.
Holiday Open House planned in Berthold
BERTHOLD A holiday open house will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Berthold American Legion at the corner of Main Street and 3rd Ave. NE in Berthold.
The showcase includes vendors featuring handmade jewelry, gifts, cards, crafts and other items.
A Toys for Tots collection will also be held and there will be a horse and wagon ride for those who bring a toy to donate. Lunch will be available and door prizes will be awarded every hour.
Champagne and Ice Gala scheduled
On Dec. 10, the UND Northern Plains Children's Advocacy Center will hold the Champagne and Ice Gala, a community awareness fundraiser.
The Gala is an event other children's advocacy centers have utilized for raising community awareness and funds for their programs. The Gala will be held at the Otis & James Studio, 17 Main St. S. starting at 7 p.m.
Along with food and refreshments there will be a live auction featuring diamonds up for bid.
Tickets sell for $25 each and may be purchased at UND Center for Family Medicine clinic, Otis & James Studio, Lien's Jewelry, and UND Northern Plains Children's Advocacy Center. Tickets will also be sold at the door. Must be 21 or older to attend.
Powers Lake hosts breakfast with Santa
POWERS LAKE Adults and children of all ages are invited to attend breakfast with Mr. & Mrs. Santa on Saturday from 9 to 11 a.m. at Powers Lake Senior Citizen's Center.
Featured will be tasty food, special treats for kids, entertainment, door prizes and the couple of the hour with fun for everyone. The event is sponsored by Powers Lake Civic Club.