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Double Your Impact!

Double Your Impact!

To help bring people together for a common cause and to create a sense of stewardship, an anonymous benefactor has issued a friendly challenge—donate to River Valleys before September 30 ...more Double Your Impact!

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Volunteer Highlight: Erin Barwis

Erin Barwis wants prospective Girl Scout volunteers to know that you don’t have to have a five-year-old girl to get involved. She has been a Girl Scout for twenty-five years ...more Volunteer Highlight: Erin Barwis

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Community support for Always a Girl Scout Week

This week, my colleagues and I at Thomson Reuters join our Girl Scout sisters at businesses and organizations throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin for Always a Girl Scout Week. During ...more Community support for Always a Girl Scout Week

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Girl Scout Silver + Gold Award Recognition Ceremony in Minneapolis

On June 12, Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin River Valleys honored this year’s Gold and Silver Award recipients at a ceremony in Minneapolis. Joined by their family and friends, ...more Girl Scout Silver + Gold Award Recognition Ceremony in Minneapolis

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Seeking: Illustrators for Centennial Artwork

In 2012, Girl Scouts will celebrate its 100th anniversary. Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin River Valleys, the nation’s eighth largest Girl Scout council, seeks to commission an illustration by ...more Seeking: Illustrators for Centennial Artwork

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Securian “Calling all Troops” for a Festive Lunchtime Meeting

Girl Scout alumnae at Securian are looking forward to a special “troop meeting” being held on Wednesday, June 22 in honor of Always a Girl Scout Week. Girl Scout alumnae ...more Securian “Calling all Troops” for a Festive Lunchtime Meeting

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First-Time Leaders: Take Time for Reflection

Just as girls need to take time to stop and think about what they are doing and to understand their actions, so do leaders. Reflection is a powerful tool to ...more First-Time Leaders: Take Time for Reflection

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Governor Dayton Proclaims June 20-24 Always a Girl Scout Week in Minnesota

Week-long event celebrates the largest alumnae network in the world! To help Girl Scouts celebrate our legacy of leadership development and reconnect with alumnae, Governor Mark Dayton proclaimed June 20-24, ...more Governor Dayton Proclaims June 20-24 Always a Girl Scout Week in Minnesota

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Fun at Medieval Camp

On June 4-5, 68 girls from Assisi Service Unit attended a Medieval Camp sponsored by Troop 40040. Girls did hands-on activities led by members of the Society for Creative Anachronism ...more Fun at Medieval Camp

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Recipe for Cookies Now! Success Winning Entries

Thank you to the River Valleys troops that shared their recipe for Cookies Now! success during our special contest. Congratulations to our grand prize winner, Troop 43110, earning a free ...more Recipe for Cookies Now! Success Winning Entries