Save the Dates – 2016 Gold + Silver Award Ceremonies

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Each year, Girl Scouts River Valleys honors its Gold and Silver Award recipients with a special ceremony. Family and friends gather to recognize the service and leadership of girls who earned Girl Scouting’s highest awards. This year we are celebrating the 100 year anniversary of the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest award a Girl Scout […]

Apply for the 2016 Prudential Spirit of Community Award

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Girl Scouts in grades 5-12 who earned their Bronze, Silver, or Gold Award this year, would make a great candidate for a Prudential Sprit of Community Award. The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program is the United States’ largest youth recognition program based exclusively on volunteer community service. The program was created in 1995 by […]

Girl Scout Provides Playground for Homeless Children

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River Valleys Girl Scout Sarah Defranco wanted to make an impact on the lives of children experiencing homelessness in New Richmond, WI. Her Gold Award Project involved installing a playground at a homeless center and providing additional games and activities for children to use during their stay. Read more about Defranco’s project and the impact […]