If you have an unused musical instrument lying around the house, a local Eagle Scout would be happy to give it a new home.
Seth Ho, a 16-year-old Canal Winchester resident, is collecting the instruments for an Eagle Scout service project with Boy Scout Troop 241.
All donations will be given to the Bloom-Carroll Local School District, where they will be used by students who cannot afford to purchase their own instrument. Ho, a junior at Bloom-Carroll High School, plays a borrowed baritone in the band and wanted others to have the same opportunity.
Donations can be dropped off from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Frances Steube Community Center, 22 S. Trine St., Canal Winchester. Those unable to drop off instruments can make alternate arrangements by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The collection ends Oct. 31.