LOHS alum earns his wings
Lake Oswego High School graduate Kyle Lantow has earned the 100th Eagle Scout rank for his troop.
Lake Oswego Boy Scout Troop 230 celebrated Lantows achievement in winning Scoutings highest honor during his Eagle Scout Court of Honor at Lake Grove Presbyterian Church on Aug. 30.
Lantow, son of Brian and Michelle Lantow, is the third of three generations of Eagle Scouts in his family, according to a press release. Kyle Lantows brother, Paul Lantow, achieved his Eagle rank with the same troop five years ago. Kyle enjoyed his first foray into Scouting as a Cub Scout in Lake Oswegos Pack 230.
To obtain the Eagle rank, a Scout must perform a community service project. For his project, Kyle Lantow led a team of volunteers in replacing 30 benches during the Lake Oswego Lions Club Fourth of July Pancake Breakfast at George Rogers Park.
Lantow plans to attend Oregon State University this fall and major in forestry.
The first Boy Scout Troop 230 member achieved the Eagle rank in 1995, inspiring 99 other Scouts to take flight, according to a press release. The Knights of Columbus charters Troop 230. The troop meets at Our Lady of The Lake Catholic Church, although the troop includes boys of all denominations.
For more information, visit www.boyscouttroop230.org.
Park pass program launched
The Obama Administration launched the Every Kid in a Park Pass program on Sept. 1.
To get a pass, fourth-graders nationwide can visit the programs website at everykidinapark.gov. The pass provides fourth-graders and three accompanying adults (or an entire car for drive-in parks) free access to all federally managed lands and waters including national parks, forests, wildlife refuges and marine sanctuaries, according to a press release.
The pass is valid for the 2015-2016 school year.
Today, more than 80 percent of American families live in urban areas, and many lack easy access to safe outdoor spaces, according to the press release. Youths also are more sedentary than they have been in the pass. This program aims to inspire the next generation to enjoy the great outdoors and soak in some natural history.
To participate, go to www.everykidinapark.gov and complete an educational activity to obtain a pass. It must be printed. Students may trade in their paper pass for a more durable one at participating federal sites.
Clackamas County job fair
Clackamas Community College is hosting a Fall Seasonal Job Fair on Thursday, Oct. 8, in partnership with WorkSource Clackamas.
Past job fairs have attracted more than 300 students, alumni and local job seekers, according to a press release.
Space is limited. The early-bird registration ends Sept. 18, and the deadline to register is Oct. 1.
For more information, contact Kara Leonard at 503-594-3096 or email@example.com.