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Keeping the Spirit of Christmas Alive

When Lonsdale Girl Scout Stacey and her six-person family lost their home, they were grateful for the support they received to get through tough times. After her family got back ...more Keeping the Spirit of Christmas Alive

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Cookie Seller Doesn’t Let Anything Get in Her Way

If you needed to have surgery, what time of year would you schedule it? Maybe early January, after the busy holiday season? Or, during the summer when you have more ...more Cookie Seller Doesn’t Let Anything Get in Her Way

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Support Girls Like Sara

Eight-year-old Sara recently became one of River Valleys’ 45,000 Girl Scouts. Last year, Sara’s parents divorced and she had to move to a new neighborhood, where she started a new ...more Support Girls Like Sara

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Animal Habitats Badge Day for Girl Scout Juniors

Visit the Minnesota Zoo and discover a variety of animal habitats. Explore the differences between domestic dogs and wolves, and learn how animals care for their offspring. Trek through the ...more Animal Habitats Badge Day for Girl Scout Juniors

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Justice Wright’s Path to the Supreme Court

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton appointed Wilhelmina Wright to the Minnesota Supreme Court in September, making her the first African American woman to serve on the court. During her career as ...more Justice Wright’s Path to the Supreme Court

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Adding Cheer at the Ronald McDonald House

When girls from Troop 10756 recognized a need for new children’s activities at the Ronald McDonald House in Minneapolis, they seized the opportunity to help out and earned their Silver ...more Adding Cheer at the Ronald McDonald House

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River Valleys’ Girl Scout Performs in ‘Bye Bye Birdie’

Josie, a Girl Scout from Eden Prairie, made her professional acting debut this fall in Chanhassen Dinner Theaters’ all-American musical classic, “Bye Bye Birdie.” Along with acting and being a ...more River Valleys’ Girl Scout Performs in ‘Bye Bye Birdie’

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Young Alumnae Networking Group Officially Launched

On November 14, the Young Alumnae Networking Group launched with an event at Billy’s on Grand in St. Paul. This group has formed to connect young alumnae who are just ...more Young Alumnae Networking Group Officially Launched

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Troop 10406 Travels to San Francisco

Matching Girl Scout T-shirts? Check. Camera and photo scavenger hunt to-do list? Check. Map of sites to see? Check! After months of planning, preparation and anticipation, the girls of Troop ...more Troop 10406 Travels to San Francisco

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Cyber Monday Free Shipping

Skip the holiday lines this year and enjoy free shipping from the Online Shop on Cyber Monday, November 26, with a purchase of $45 or more. Use this day to ...more Cyber Monday Free Shipping