accomplishments

Matthew James Helle, of Troop 1630, under the leadership of Scoutmaster Steve Miller, recently received his Eagle Scout award. For his Eagle project, he restored 11 benches at Hap Magee Park in Danville. He is the son of Suzanne and Jim Helle, of Danville and a junior at San Ramon Valley High School in Danville.

Anthony "AJ" Joseph Silva, of Danville, the son of Angie and Todd Silva, has earned the rank of Eagle Scout. He is a member of Boy Scout Troop 1630 under the leadership of Scoutmaster Steve Miller. For his Eagle community service project, he built a concrete and paved stage for St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Concord. This new stage is part of the growth for a small parish that will enable it to raise funds. The stage can be used for entertainment at festivals, picnics and more. He is a junior at De La Salle High School in Concord.

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