Clean Water Champion Award

Girl carrying leaves

On April 11, the Freshwater Society honored Girl Scouts River Valleys with the inaugural Clean Water Champion Award for Centennial Day of Service. On October 13, 2012, River Valleys’ girls, families and volunteers raked up and bagged 2 million pounds of leaves, soil and other debris from streets, parks and other public spaces. By keeping […]

Attend a Combined SUMIT/Town Hall Meeting

Two women sitting at a table

Make your voice heard and register for a SUMIT and/or Town Hall Meeting in May. All service team members are encouraged to attend the 6 pm SUMIT* for networking and information sharing prior to the Town Hall Meeting. At 6:30 pm, River Valleys will welcome service team members, along with all delegates and members, to […]

Share Our Women of Distinction Success

2013 Honorees

On Thursday, April 18, more than 700 guests came together to honor eight inspiring women for their leadership, professional accomplishments and community contributions at our Women of Distinction event. The $160,000 in donations will help to bring the power of the Girl Scout program to 10,600 girls, giving them the opportunity to grow as leaders […]

Lakamaga Conference—Participant Perspectives

Volunteer group photo

Christine and Liz have both participated in the Lakamaga Adult Education Conference, and they were happy to share highlights from their experiences. Christine Pearson Christine will be attending the Lakamaga Conference for the sixth time this year. She originally signed up to complete required trainings, but the networking, enrichment activities and service projects have kept […]

A Teacher Brings Her Talents to Girl Scouts

Donna McIntosh

Every Tuesday after a full day of teaching at Hazel Park Preparatory Academy, Donna McIntosh switches from her role as an art teacher to a Girl Scout troop leader. Donna works with another volunteer to lead a GIrl Scouts ConnectZ troop of Girl Scout Cadettes, which has more than 40 girls. Donna says she is […]