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Courtesy photo Eagle Scout candidate Devon Isbell of Troop 240, center, poses with Boy Scout alumni, all members of the Derry Village Rotary Club. Pictured, from left, are Andy Myers of Law Offices of Andrew D. Myers; Matt Cahoon, arts facility director at Pinkerton Academy; Bill Gardocki, owner of Interstate Landscaping; Craig Bulkley, state liquor administrator; Steve Dente, Simpsons Painting; Gordon Graham, a local municipal attorney; guest Michael Grant; Rod Folia, owner of SMS Auto Restoration; Skip Chase, Daniel Webster Council BSA; and Frank Parker, owner of Southern NH Landscaping.

DERRY — Derry Village Rotary Club members welcomed local Boy Scout Devon Isbell to a recent meeting and heard about the his Eagle Award achievements.

Devon, a Pinkerton Academy senior and Eagle Scout candidate, visited the Rotary on Nov. 2 and gave a talk on his path to becoming an Eagle, the highest award a Boy Scout can earn.

In addition to speaking about the numerous merit badges and civic responsibilities required, he also shared information about his service project and how he chose it.

His project was to paint the grand room of the Upper Village Hall in East Derry, a historic building undergoing major renovations.

Devon thanked the local businesses and volunteers who helped him, including Steve Dente of Simpson's Painting, a Derry Village Rotarian. Dente helped plan and coordinate the project, completed this summer.

The Derry Village Rotary meets every Tuesday from 7 to 8:30 a.m. at the Marion Gerrish Community Center. As part of Rotary International, club goals and objectives are to strengthen and serve the community and causes around the national and world.

For information about joining Rotary, contact club president Kevin Bayley at dm2001@heritagepropane.com.

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