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Cary Boy Scout earns Eagle

Jorge Rodriguez Benitez is second from left.
Jorge Rodriguez Benitez is second from left.

Jorge E. Rodriguez Benitez of Cary recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout. He is a member of Boy Scout Troop 316 in Apex.

For his project, Jorge built a raised flowerbed for the Chatham Ridge Assisted Living center in Chapel Hill, providing a form of horticultural therapy for residents of the Horizons Center, a special section of the facility for mentally ill patients. It also serves as an additional amenity for residents who enjoy gardening as a pastime, designed to provide the lowest maintenance needs and the longest durability. The project required 198 hours of work.

Jorge is the son of Jorge Rodriguez and Ada Benitez.

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