Support Girls Like Sara

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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 school and left her friends behind. Every day, Sara went to school with her head down and feet dragging. She worried about sitting alone at […]

Animal Habitats Badge Day for Girl Scout Juniors

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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 tropics, investigate what life is like for creatures living in danger and find out how animals adapt to environmental changes. Girls will leave prepared to […]

Justice Wright’s Path to the Supreme Court

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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 an attorney, prosecutor and judge, Wright has received many awards: the Special Achievement Award from the U.S. Department of Justice, the Myra Bradwell Award from […]

Adding Cheer at the Ronald McDonald House

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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 Award along the way. Sam, Mikenna, Bronwyn and Breezy teamed up for their Silver Award project and brought new light to kids and family members […]