His back to almost 300 people, Rob Ditto calmly negotiated the twin mazes of Windows and PowerPoint.
It was Sunday afternoon at the Centralia High School cafeteria. Ditto and a dozen or so adults were there for the annual Centralia Cub Scout Pack 90 Blue and Gold banquet.
They were there to celebrate the 45 or so scouts’ accomplishments over the last year, and in at least one case, his scouting career.
Ditto was just there to do his part, he said, as he had been doing for the past eight years.
Scouting is a good thing for the community and its children, he said, straightening up from the laptop perched on the cafeteria stage, ins and outs of Wi-Fi temporarily forgotten.
“I grew up as a scout,” he said as lines of parents carrying crockpots, baking dishes and other containers filed into the cafeteria filling a line of tables with home-cooked delectables.
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