On October 15, over 75 people gathered for the biannual Katherine Abbott Park Clean-Up. This year’s fall clean-up was special because a flag was raised on a newly erected 30’ flag pole as part of a Girl Scout Gold Award Project. The three Girl Scouts involved in the project, Andreana Finn, Kristina Brust and Kate […]
Archives for October 2011
Girl Scouts alumna Anne Marie DeBoard was recognized by her previous employer, Thomson Reuters, for her leadership with the Girl Scouts. The recognition program, Amazing People, Amazing Stories, recognizes employees for their volunteerism with an additional donation of $400 to the organization they volunteer with. Here is her story of leadership with the Girl Scouts: […]
Linda Keene, CEO of River Valleys, discussed the effects watching reality TV has on girls’ thinking and beliefs about their world with John Hines of Hinesight with John Hines on WCCO-AM on October 18, 2011. Keene shared the results of the GSUSA survey, “Real to Me: Girls and Reality TV,” discussing that girls have difficulty […]
On National Public Radio (NPR), All Things Considered, host Guy Raz interviewed Alisha Niehause of the Girls Scouts of the USA to talk about the new system of badges. Listen to the story New Girl Scout Badges Offer Different Choices To Smart Cookies. It is just over four minutes long.
Four Girl Scouts worked together to renovate South St. Paul’s Central Square Community Center amphitheater to earn their Gold Awards, the highest honor a Girl Scout can receive. Lizy, Dana, Katie and Brianna worked with the South St. Paul Special School District #6 and the City of South St. Paul to improve an existing community […]