Buzz TV | “Making a Difference” Alejandro Lepervanche, Medtronic | Mike White

Each week on Making a Difference, Mike White interviews community leaders from Jacksonville who are making a difference. This week Mike spoke to Alejandro Lepervanche, an Eagle Scout and software engineer who works for Medtronic. Alejandro joins us on Making a Difference this week to talk about why scouting is important to our youth.

Buzz Tv – “Making a Difference” with Alejandro Lepervanche, Medtronic from Buzz Media Group – BUZZ TV on Vimeo.



Outdoor Learning Areas for Autistic Students | Boy’s Life Eagle Project

Thomas and his helpers built three distinctive and unique outdoor learning environments for the students and staff of Celebrate the Children, located in Denville, N.J.

The first phase of the project included building benches made out of tree stumps with wood bench tops. The next phase of the project included building foldable and movable benches, which allows the students to learn in different locations and different arrangements. The final phase of the project included building a cedar teepee, used as a cool-down zone for the students.

— Thomas, Troop 118, Denville, N.J.

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UF Student Government leads citywide volunteer effort | Campus |

North Florida Eagle Scout in the News!

Eagle Scout and Immediate Past Echockotee Lodge Chief Zach Morris’s is the leader of the Big Event, a large-scale community service event held for the first time at UF.

At about 44 other locations, about 760 students worked for four hours around Gainesville as a part of The Big Event, a service event organized by UF’s Student Government. Although The Big Event is a nationwide program universities across the country take part in, Saturday marked the first time UF hosted its own, said Zachary Morris, The Big Event chairperson at UF.

Source: UF Student Government leads citywide volunteer effort | Campus |