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Work for Girl Scouts Heart of the South

Girl Scouts Heart of the South is now accepting resumes for the following positions. Please read over the job summary, essential duties, qualifications and experience to see if you, or someone you may know, would be a good fit for the council. Membership Manager - Greater Memphis Area Membership Manager - N. Mississippi Area Membership Manager - W. Tennessee Area Membership Manager - Golden Triangle/ NE Mississippi Area SUMMARY: Provide volunteer support in specific geographic... Read More
Posted by News GSHS at Tuesday, September 30, 2014 | 0 comments

Back to School: Five Ways to Help Your Girl Shine

School. This one word can inspire a whole range of emotions in both mothers and their daughters. With homework, pencils, and paper now replacing lazy summer days—how do you set her up for success at the place she spends the most time outside of your home? Science, math, and language skills are all important, but sending a happy, confident, and well-adjusted girl through those school doors will take her even further than skills alone. Ask yourself: Is... Read More
Posted by News GSHS at Friday, September 26, 2014 | 0 comments

Keeping Girls Healthy and Fit with 'Healthy Habits' Journey Booklets

Back-to-school is a time of year when Girl Scout volunteers may be looking for simple ways to introduce new activities into troop meetings. Our Healthy Habits Journey companion booklets, available to volunteers at no cost, are a great way to incorporate healthy-living activities into the Girl Scout Leadership Experience for Daisies, Brownies, and Juniors. Whether they're hiking, trying a new sport, or preparing tasty, nutritious snacks, Girl Scouts enjoy many fun ways to lead healthy lives.... Read More
Posted by News GSHS at Tuesday, September 23, 2014 | 0 comments

Both Girls and Volunteers Benefit from Their Experience in Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts really is great for everyone! While there are possibly too many positive outcomes associated with being a member of Girl Scouts to list, there is some compelling research which illustrates just how good Girl Scouts is. Results of a summer 2014 pulse poll conducted with more than 3,500 volunteers and parents of Girl Scouts in the K−5 age range show positive effects on members of all ages. Ninety-seven percent of parents agree that Girl Scouts has been a... Read More
Posted by News GSHS at Monday, September 15, 2014 | 0 comments

Calling all #CookieBoss(es)

Are you a rock star cookie seller who is doing great things because of Girl Scout Cookies? GSUSA is looking for you! They are searching the nation for those cookie bosses to share their stories on a national level! Who can submit: Rock star Girl Scouts who have great cookie stories Why: GSUSA will pick a few top stories to highlight in national press surrounding National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend (Feb. 27 - March 1) What: An overview of each girl should be submitted,... Read More
Posted by News GSHS at Friday, September 5, 2014 | 0 comments

Cordova Service Unit Builds Their Dream Team

By Renne Leith, Girl Scout Volunteer, Cordova Service Unit, Troop 10380 The Cordova Service Unit is working hard to grow the attendance at our meetings and it is working! The picture is a list of adult leaders that have stepped up to form the "Dream Team!"  We still have a ways to go but all in all, the energy has been amazing and positive! There were 21 volunteers, but not all made it into the picture.    Here is a list of the position we defined as being needed for a... Read More
Posted by News GSHS at Thursday, September 4, 2014 | 0 comments

Two NEW Girl Scout Cookies for 2015!

We are excited to announce our two new Girl Scout Cookies, the Rah Rah Raisins and Toffee-tastic, the latest cookie innovation from Little Brownie Bakers – gluten-free Girl Scout Cookies! Rah Rah Raisins A delicious new Girl Scout cookie  joins the lineup this year, Rah-Rah Raisins. It is a crispy oatmeal cookie loaded with plump raisins and Greek yogurt flavored chunks. This cookie is sure to be a customer favorite!  These cookies will be sold at $4 per box. ... Read More
Posted by News GSHS at Wednesday, September 3, 2014 | 0 comments

Do a Good Turn Daily Pay-It-Forward Cookie Initiative

Inspired by the Girl Scout motto, "do a good turn daily", Girl Scouts Heart of the South will be giving away free Girl Scout Cookies to spread cheer in our community. Look for us in Memphis, Jackson, TN and Tupelo, MS on Wednesday, September 3 from 9 to 11 a.m., or until cookies are gone. We will be giving two boxes of cookies to people, one to eat and one to treat someone else. Memphis locations:  Union Ave. and Cooper Ave. Central Ave. and... Read More
Posted by News GSHS at Tuesday, September 2, 2014 | 0 comments

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