Ethan is a 9-year-old boy who has abdominal cancer, the same cancer
that took the life of his father. His family has faced many
hardships. Some of Ethan's appointments have been in St. Louis, and
he has spent the night in the car because they could not afford a
Ethan underwent chemo and radiation about three weeks
ago and lost his hair. In a gesture of support for Ethan, several
Scouts have shaved their heads.
On Saturday, Boy Scout Troop 111 and Cub Scout Pack 111 will sell
popcorn at Kroger and Wal-Mart for their annual fundraiser. Both
units have volunteered to donate any cash donations received that
day to Ethan's family.
Arrangements for donations can also be made by contacting Jason
Schafer, scoutmaster, at 737-3068 or Jessica Shull, pack fundraising
chair, at 217-870-0192.
[Text from file received from Jason Schafer,
Troop 111 scoutmaster]