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 and they will match total contributions up to $20,000. This is a great opportunity to double your gift dollar-for-dollar. Your gift provides important resources to […]

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 and has found value in each stage of her life; as a girl, teenager, and adult. “Girl Scouts has become a definition of who I […]

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 this week, employers will host events where Girl Scout alumnae are encouraged to wear green or bring a piece of Girl Scout memorabilia to work. […]

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, 47 of this year’s 136 Girl Scout Gold Award recipients and 150 of the 457 Girl Scout Silver Award recipients attended the ceremony at Ted […]

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 an emerging female illustrator to commemorate this significant milestone. We will use the theme “Inspiring Generations of Girls Who Change the World” in public relations […]