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Be a Girl Scout Pen Pal

The council has received a few requests from Girl Scouts across the country looking for Troops to be pen pals with in celebration of the 100th.Interested? Take a look at the requests to see if your Troop may be interested.  Farmington, MO Dear Fellow Girl Scout, To celebrate 100 years of being “a sister to every girl scout” my Daisy troop has decided to connect with 100 different troops from across the US. If you could please provide me with the mailing address of... Read More
Posted by News GSHS at Wednesday, March 28, 2012 | 2 comments

Inc.: "Why Girl Scouts Become Entrepreneurs"

Inc. reports that the Girl Scouts have been preparing girls to become leaders — and to run their own businesses — for 100 years. More than two thirds of the female members of Congress and an incredible 80% of women business owners were Girl Scouts. Author Geri Stengel lists six reasons the group does such a good job laying a foundation for girls to grow up to be their own boss. She states: They have to sell cookies: Yes, I know. After a couple decades of... Read More
Posted by News GSHS at Wednesday, March 21, 2012 | 0 comments

Anna Maria Chávez Acknowledges U.S. Senate Resolution Honoring Girl Scouts

Tuesday, March 13, Anna Maria Chávez, CEO of Girl Scouts of the USA, released a statement on the U.S. Senate passage of S. Res. 310, “Designating 2012 as the ‘Year of the Girl’ and congratulating Girl Scouts of the USA on its 100th anniversary.” The resolution was introduced by Honorary Troop Capitol Hill co-chairs, Senators Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) and Susan Collins (R-ME). “Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence and character who... Read More
Posted by News GSHS at Wednesday, March 14, 2012 | 0 comments

Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell Proclaims March "Girl Scout Month"

  Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell proclaimed March "Girl Scout Month" in honor of Girl Scouts 100th anniversary. Pictured from left to right, Sena Williams, Nancy Cochran, Amethyst Adams, Mayor Mark Luttrell, Amber Adams and Claire Barnett. Read the proclamation below. PROCLAMATION Declaring March 2012 Girl Scout Month     WHEREAS ; Girl Scouts, the pre-eminent organization for girls in the United States and around the world, has... Read More
Posted by News GSHS at Tuesday, March 13, 2012 | 0 comments

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