Council News

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Law & Order

Girl Scouts discovered the law and connected with some of the best women lawyers and judges in Mississippi! This day long program covered several topics including criminal and civil law and courtroom prosecution and defense. Girls worked towards earning the Law and Order Interest Project Award. In addition, this exciting program ended with girls participating in a mock trial with a real judge. Alli was believed to be truthful when she said the drugs were not hers, even though she... Read More
Posted by Kristen Posey-Russell at Monday, January 31, 2011 | 0 comments

Girl Scouts & Dove Deliver "It's Your Story - Tell It!"

Girl Scouts of the USA and Dove ®, the leading personal care brand, partner to deliver Girl Scout leadership and self-esteem programming to millions of girls nationwide and abroad with the release of the latest Girl Scout leadership journey It's Your Story—Tell It! It's Your Story—Tell It! uses a storytelling theme in a fun and relevant way for girls to better understand themselves and their potential. “ Through girls hearing stories, sharing their stories, trying out new roles and... Read More
Posted by Kristen Posey-Russell at Thursday, January 20, 2011 | 0 comments

Doodle 4 Google + Girl Scouts = Awesome

Today, we're extremely excited to announce the partnership of Girl Scouts of the USA with the fourth annual " Doodle 4 Google " contest. Open to K-12 students in the U.S., Doodle 4 Google is an opportunity of a lifetime: design the homepage doodle for millions to see, and while you’re at it, take home a $15,000 scholarship and a $25,000 technology grant for your school.In the spirit of thinking big, our theme this year is “What I’d like to do someday...” - giving all of the... Read More
Posted by Kristen Posey-Russell at Thursday, January 20, 2011 | 0 comments

Girl Scouts New Brand Identity a Success on Year End Lists!

Rick Thompson at Customer Think places the new Girl Scout brand identity at number two in his Top Five Brand Identity and Logo Changes in 2010. He states, " The new font with lower case has softer curves that are friendly and approachable, yet is has power and confidence carried by the black color. The icon with the girls faces retain the look and feel of the past, but include subtle enhancements to give it a more modern feel. Placing the icon to the upper right of the word mark... Read More
Posted by Kristen Posey-Russell at Monday, January 10, 2011 | 0 comments

Take 'The Power of Girls Pledge', Make a Difference

 Posted: 06 Jan 2011 08:29 AM PST CARE and Girl Scouts of the USA Believe that every Girl Can Become a Force for Change. That's why we're joining together to launch The Power of Girls , an initiative to engage and mobilize girls in the U.S. around critical issues affecting girls around the world, with a special focus on education and leadership. Learn more about the initiative here and take a moment to get involved - take The Power of Girls Pledge ! It’s hard to believe, but... Read More
Posted by Kristen Posey-Russell at Friday, January 7, 2011 | 0 comments

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