Van Patrick Hawkins and William "Spike" Bauer have attained the rank of Eagle Scout. An Eagle Court of Honor for them is 7 p.m. Monday at the Homer United Methodist Church. Boy Scouts of America Troop 555 invites friends and family to celebrate their Eagle Scouts of 2002. Van is the son of Jennifer and Bryan Hawkins and Spike is the son of P.J. and Adam Bauer.
Homer Boys and Girls Club offers several new programs for the school year. First and second graders can play basketball 5:45-6:45 p.m. Tuesday and Thursdays. Children 6-11 can enroll in "P.E.P.," the Physical Education Program, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:30-1:30 p.m. for children 6-8 and 1:30-2:45 p.m. for children 9-11. Coaches are also needed to help with the basketball program. Apply by Tuesday by calling 235-2772.
The Make-A-Wish Foundation seeks donations of unused frequent flier miles to help children with life-threatening illnesses fulfill their dreams. Most major airlines accept transfers of frequent flier miles. Call (800) 722-9474.
Three Wishes makes available power wheelchairs at no cost to qualifying seniors age 65 or older or to the permanently disabled Call (800) 451-0971 for more information.