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On Sunday, June 28, two Alameda Boy Scouts, Alexander James "A.J." Elfar,the son of Shirley Jaber Elfar and the late Ed Elfar, and Joseph DiGiulio, the son of Shelly and Steve DiGiulio celebrated their Eagle Scout awards. The scouts received their awards during Troop 11’s Alameda Boy Scout Association National Court of Honor at the Alameda Masonic Hall. Troop 11 is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Alameda and meets regularly at Lincoln Middle School.

Pacific Pinball unveils unique exhibits

In its effort to teach science through pinball, the Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) recreated a room within its facility to strictly focus on exhibits that allow experimentation in fields of science.

Details changed after publication of a story last week ("Help Preserve a Neighbor’s Life," July 2). Lorine Lingemann’s bone marrow transplant was rescheduled to a later date than the one stated in the story. Her operation is now set for Sunday, July 12.

The Navy is hosting its Alameda Point bus tour on Saturday, July 18. The bus departs from City Hall West, 950 West Mall Square at 11:45 a.m. and will stop at several cleanup sites on the Point. Wear comfortable closed-toe shoes and bring a camera.  A limited number of seats are available. Call Tommie Jean Valmassy at 302-6232 or email tommiejean.valmassey@tetratech.com to make a reservation; include an email address or phone number with request and indicate how many people are in your party. Reservations close Monday, July 13.

A pair of fundraising efforts scheduled for days ahead are both focused on ensuring Alameda’s students have what they need to start school in the fall.

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