Tuesday, Nov 05, 2013
Congratulations to Patrick Tornes, a 16-year old junior at Woodside Priory, who earned his Eagle Scout badge for completing the Serenity Garden project for the Maple Street Shelter in Redwood City. The Maple Street Shelter serves single adult homeless people--about half of its residents are veterans. Patrick conceived of the idea for this beautiful garden, raised the money to build the project, and recruited the help of 24 of his scout mates and 10 adults to do much of the labor. They built three benches, a flagpole, landscaped the area and added a plaque that commemorates the service of veterans. The garden is a beautiful addition to the Shelter. Thank you, Patrick!