AUBURN – The Auburn Exchange Club has made a $1,500 donation to the Pine Tree Council, Boy Scouts of America. The Abnaki District, which covers from Lewiston-Auburn to Bethel, has approximately 1,100 Scouts.

Scouting offers a variety of programs, including Camp Hinds in Raymond and Camp Bombazeen in Belgrade.

The council offers all the traditional scouting programs, such as Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and the Explorer program, which consists of Scouts job shadowing various jobs. Scouts are trained in citizenship, service and leadership.

The Exchange Club is an all-volunteer national service organization for men and women who want to serve their community, develop leadership skills and meet new friends. Exchange is made up of some 900 clubs and 30,000 members throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. Exchange programs include Americanism, community service, youth activities and the prevention of child abuse.

For more information about the club, contact David Projansky, club secretary, at 795-0739.

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