Memories from 1999, Rediscovered

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In the city of Minnetonka 15 years ago, fifth grade girls from Troop 82 agreed to seal away keepsakes from their lives in a time capsule held onto by one of their troop leaders, Chris Sullivan. The Star Tribune was there in 1999 when they closed up the capsule, documenting the various items the girls […]

Volunteer Recognized for Lifetime of Service

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When GSRV Development Officer, Steve Sanders arrived in Cannon Falls to meet with Colleen Schultz, he came bearing gifts. To the surprise of Colleen, she was presented with a letter of appreciation, a 60-year pin as a lifetime member, and of course, boxes of cookies. Surrounded by friends and a reporter from the Cannon Valley […]

Alumnae Gather at Forever Green Breakfast

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Girl Scout alumnae joined together to celebrate, reconnect and share memories at the Forever Green Breakfast on Saturday, March 15, 2014. The morning included a delicious breakfast at the Embassy Suites Bloomington followed by a program featuring speakers who shared their Girl Scout memories and triumphs. The highlight of the event was the presentation of […]

Nominations Open for Forever Green Awards

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Forever Green Awards are given to alumnae who have demonstrated outstanding commitment, exceptional service, and an extraordinary dedication to the Girl Scout Movement over time. They are alumnae whose leadership, initiative, and energy have strengthened Girl Scouting, making a significant contribution to the mission and who exemplify the true spirit of Girl Scouts. Five awards […]

Camping + Laughter Lead to a Lifetime of Connections

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Laughter comes easily for mother and daughter Therese and Mary Britts, especially when the two start talking Girl Scouts. Therese is the matriarch of an exceptional family of Girl Scouts that includes eight daughters and five granddaughters. In her decades volunteering as a Girl Scout leader, Therese mentored more than 100 girls in Robbinsdale, MN. […]