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5th Annual
National Stand Beside Her Week Events


3rd Annual Stand Beside Her Celebration with FedEx!
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Registration IS NOW OPEN for the 3rd Annual 
Stand Beside Her Celebration with FedEx!

Come learn how we can support one another, celebrate each other, and make a better world when we "Stand Beside Her."

2nd - 8th grade girls are invited to join us for this FREE interactive and hands-on event! Participants will be given the opportunity to discover, connect and take action in their lives, school and community. Girls can enjoy activities focused around science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), and leadership. We’ll have games, music, door prizes, AND refreshments, too!

Check-in will open at 1:30 pm.

Join us this year and earn a special STAND BESIDE HER CELEBRATION PATCH!

WHEN: Sunday, October 28 from 2:00 - 4:00 PM
WHERE: The Grove at Red Oak Lake
849 Rocky Point Road
Cordova, TN 28108

REGISTER FOR THE 3RD ANNUAL SBH CELEBRATION WITH FEDEX

Don't forget to download, complete and bring the required permission slip for this event! Click Here

Confidence Club Book Release with Jordan Green
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Active Girl Scouts are invited to attend the "Confidence Club" Book Release and Presentation with Jordan Greene

Monday, October 29, 2018 at 5:00 PM
Possibility Place, Memphis Leadership Center


Jordan Greene is a kid advocate and author of “My Gift of Difference: 7 Steps to Embracing Your Learning Difference.” Jordan, a Freshman at Briarcrest Christian School and a Girl Scout, recently spoke at the Kaleidoscope National Leadership Conference hosted by Girl Scouts Heart of the South. Jordan will debut her forthcoming book about confidence and lead an interactive discussion with the group. Signed copies of Jordan’s book will be available!

RSVP Today!

Women Winning at Life Alumnae, Parents and Volunteers Event
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Girl Scout Alumnae, Parents and Volunteers are invited to attend the "Women Winning at Life" event with Jil Greene

Thursday, 
November 1, 2018
Hutchison School, Memphis, TN
Alumnae Mixer:
5:30 - 6:00 PM
Jil Greene Presentation:
6:00 - 7:00 PM

Jil Jordan Greene is the Director of Human Resources, Customer Satisfaction at Autozone, Inc., a Best Selling Author, and a Girl Scouts Heart of the South Board Member. She is delighted to partner with Girl Scouts Heart of the South to provide personal development workshops for volunteers.

RSVP Today!

#STANDBESIDEHER Gift from Girl-A-Tude!
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A #standbesideher Gift from Girl-A-Tude!


Stand Beside Her recently partnered with Girl-a-Tude, a monthly subscription box that includes an amazing girl power t-shirt, a special and fun age- appropriate gift, and a special note from G-Girl about the empowering monthly theme. Girl-a-Tude is giving Stand Beside Her partners 15% off their first box! Type the code “BESIDEHER” at checkout to receive the special discount! (offer ends December 15). Troop leaders, please share this code with the girls in your troops. Click the image of the flyer below to download it for distribution to your girls.
 

Stand Beside Her and Girl-a-Tude will also pick one lucky girl to receive 3 month subscription to Girl-a-Tude! All girls need to do enter the raffle is earn their Stand Beside Her patch.Keep scrolling for new ideas on how to earn your Stand Beside Her patch!

Shine On Project
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We are thrilled to announce the launch of the new Shine ON! project that challenges girls to decorate their school bathrooms with encouraging messages! 

When you look in the mirror, what do you see? The media tells girls and women that their value lies in their youth and beauty and not in their capacity as leaders. These negative messages lead to a drastic drop in girls’ confidence and prevents them from building healthy relationships with themselves and each other. Our girls deserve better!
 
The Shine On! Project is a creation of Girl Scouts Heart of the South and the Stand Beside Her Movement. The colorful flyers and graphics include positive messages for girls and women to remind them that the most amazing thing a girl can wear is her confidence. We encourage troops and groups to decorate girls’ bathrooms with the posters to make girls’ personal space at school more uplifting and enjoyable. Many of the designs are also available as SVG files for use with vinyl cutting machines for troops and groups wanting to take the effort to a larger level! Click HERE or the image above to download the vast array of Shine On! project collateral and full project instructions. We can't wait to see how you and your troops encourage others to SHINE ON!

Troop Video Challenge
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Troops across the GSHS area are encouraged to create videos of themselves working on their Shine On! Project or other SBH Patch Program Activity and challenge other troops to do the same! 

Just like the highly successful troop challenge video from Troop 13351 in 2017 (click the thumbnail above to watch it!), videos 90 seconds or shorter will be featured in newsletters, emails, on both the GSHS and SBH Facebook pages and uploaded to the GSHS YouTube channel to encourage troops around the country to participate! Last year over 3,000 girls from Hawaii to New York saw the video and took the challenge!

Let YOUR troop be their inspiration this year! Troops completing a Shine On! Project or other SBH Patch Program Activity AND submitting a video will receive a FREE SBH Patch! And from October 22 to November 3 only, ALL troops can earn a free Stand Beside Her patch by completing a Shine On! Project, one of the suggested activities in the SBH Patch Program, or by doing an activity that supports girls and women. 
 

Has your troop already earned a Stand Beside Her patch? New patches are available (see artwork below) ! We encourage you to participate again and earn a new patch this year!

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The FIRST GSHS troop to complete a 2018 Shine On! Project or other SBH Patch Program Activity AND send in a challenge video will win a FREE NIGHT at the Possibility Place* at the Memphis Leadership Center! 
(*To be scheduled based upon availability.)

2018 National Stand Beside Her Week Flyer
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New National Stand Beside Her Week Promotional Flyer Now Available for Troop Leaders to Download and Distribute to Girls

The National Stand Beside Her Movement has created a new flyer (pictured here) designed specifically for Girl Scouts Heart of the South Troop Leaders to print and distribute to girls to help in promoting participation in National Stand Beside Her Week activities. Download the flyer today and encourage your girls to #standbesideher today and every day!

Click HERE to download the GSHS-Specific National Stand Beside Her Week Flyer for Girls.

 

Created by Girl Scouts Heart of the South, the National Stand Beside Her Movement is a call to action initiative to mentor, support and develop women and girls; to end comparison and competition and create more collaboration and support for one another.

The Stand Beside Her Movement culminates each year during October with National Side Beside Her Week to encourage people to commit to supporting girls and women in their lives, their home, their office and in their community. This week was chosen to commemorate Girl Scouts founder, Juliette Gordon Low’s birthday on October 31. Low’s life work was about supporting, developing and mentoring strong girls and women. This is most evident in the Girl Scout Law;

I will do my best to be
honest and fair,
friendly and helpful,
considerate and caring,
courageous and strong, and
responsible for what I say and do,
and to
respect myself and others,
respect authority,
use resources wisely,
make the world a better place, and
be a sister to every Girl Scout.

Read more about the National Stand Beside Her Movement.

For more information about any of the Stand Beside Her activities and initiatives  listed above, email Molly Delaney at molly.delaney@girlscoutshs.org.

Thank you for pledging to #StandBesideHer today and every day!