Annual Meeting + Open Space Summit

A group of women and girls

Members are invited to Girl Scouts River Valleys’ 2013 Annual Meeting on Saturday, January 26 at Dakota Hills Middle School in Eagan, MN. Online Registration is open until Thursday, January 24 at 10:59 pm, central standard time. At the Annual Meeting, members will learn about accomplishments from the Centennial year along with the outlook for […]

See a Blackhawk Helicopter + Meet a Pilot

Row of helicopters

Don’t miss an opportunity to see the ins and outs of a Blackhawk helicopter. River Valleys’ Girl Scouts have received a special invitation to visit the Holman Field Airport on Friday, December 28 at 11 am, where a Blackhawk helicopter that just returned from Iraq will be on display. Girls will get the exclusive chance […]

Troop 430’s 1959 European Camping Tour

Troop 430 at Our Chalet

Girl Scout Troop 430 started in 1949 with a group of second graders in South Minneapolis. Some of the first few badges the girls earned taught them how to be self-sufficient in the wilderness. They built a fire with tinder, kindling and fuel, and cooked angel wing pastries at the local park. For several summers, […]

Girl Scout Alumna Now a Nonprofit Leader

Kari Niedfeldt-Thomas

Kari Niedfeldt-Thomas is a Girl Scout alumna and 2013 Women of Distinction honoree. She’s the manager of the Mosaic Company Foundation, where her role is to coordinate the global giving program and build global NGO partnerships. She has been a leader in the nonprofit sector for over 18 years and loves working with organizations to identify […]