The 35 members of KP Boy Scouts of America Troop 220 raised nearly $10,000 in recent months to fund their summer activities, including a trip to a scout camp in Mount Hood in August. That money disappeared from their bank account in May. After contacting police, the troop decided to try to replace the missing funds. A car wash and rummage sale held at the Key Center fire station June 4 lasted more than seven hours and raised approximately $15,000, far exceeding their $8,000 goal. One week later, outside donations brought the total to nearly $20,000.
Troop Committee Chairman Spencer Wiklund said, “I am truly thankful for everyone’s support. I am so proud to be part of our Boy Scouts and the best community to be found anywhere—the Key Peninsula. I could not have picked a better place to raise my boys.”