Alumnae Gather at Forever Green Breakfast


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


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


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. […]

Girl Scout Celebrates 50 Years of Membership

Head and shoulders photo of Elaine, smiling.

Growing up in the 1950s as the oldest girl of seven children in southern Indiana meant Elaine Orlando’s days were full of family responsibilities, leaving little time for her to pursue her own interests. The one activity Elaine was able to do was Girl Scouts. Those activities allowed her to just be a kid and […]

Celebrating Black History Month

Since its origination in 1926, Black History Month has served as a time to celebrate and reflect on the achievements of African American individuals during the month of February. Girl Scouts River Valleys celebrates Black History Month and is especially proud to highlight the contributions of our African American Girl Scouts who fill our community […]