Evan Benton Gilmore, son of Dana and Jeff Gilmore, will celebrate becoming a bar mitzvah on Saturday, Feb. 3 at Congregation Chaverim.
He is the grandson of Karen and Bill Goldberg, Sally and Bill Middleton and Glenn Gilmore, all of Tucson.
Evan attends Marana Middle School, where he is an honor student, is on the football team and in the band. Outside of school, he enjoys music, comedy, traveling, and pet sitting.
For his mitzvah project, Evan is raising money for Honor Flight. Honor Flight pays for the flights, room, and board for veterans from World War II, the Korean War, and soon the Vietnam War to visit the war memorials in Washington, D.C.