Eric Franco, a Life Scout and Order of Arrow member with Troop 38 in Westbrook sponsored by Westbrook First Congregational Church is preparing to work on his Eagle Scout Leadership Project. Eric's project will benefit the Town of Westbrook and especially the Westbrook Garden Club.
The project is to build a walkway over a wet area on the trail to the Salt Island Overlook. It;s purpose is to help visitors safely access the area. The Garden is developing a meadow on each side of the walkway. Eric will be working under guidance of Debrah Rie of the Garden Club.
Eric has been in scouting for 4 years, is a freshman honor student at Westbrook High School and a seasonal employee at Essex Steam Train & Riverboat. He is also a senior patrol leader of Troop 38.
Eric hopes to have his project completed in the summer of 2019 in cooordination with the garden glubs 60th anniversary. He welcomes any financial support from the community. Any excess monies, if any, will go directly to the Garden Club. Checks may be made out to Eric Franco/Troop 38 Eagle Project and sent to 17 Forest Glen Road, Old Saybrook 06475