First Lady’s Special Girl Scout Message

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Watch this exciting video from Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) that features Honorary Girl Scouts National President, Michelle Obama. Please share it with your friends and networks. The First Lady emphasizes the important role that volunteers play in the Girl Scout movement, and encourages everyone—moms, dads, aunts, uncles and neighbors—to step up and make […]

Leading Girls for 11 Years + Beyond

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When Nancy Bollweg’s daughter first enrolled in Girl Scouts, her troop was in need of another leader. Nancy graciously volunteered to help lead the group of Girl Scout Daisies. It has been 11 years since Nancy became a troop leader and she couldn’t be more proud of the eight girls she still leads today. She […]

Lakamaga Conference 2013 Committee

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Each year, a committee of volunteers with a passion for events, adult learning and all things Girl Scouting plans the Lakamaga Adult Education Conference. Check out their roles and perspectives on the conference. Shanasi Bagnariol-Shafer In addition to serving as a delegate and recruiter for the Mid du Lac service unit, Shanasi is also the […]

A Girl Scout Family

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Since Doug Kleist and his wife Julie have two daughters who are active in Girl Scouts, a daughter who is a Girl Scout alumna and a son who is a Boy Scout alumnus, it’s no surprise that the two of them have become personally involved in Girl Scouting as volunteers. Julie is the service unit manager for […]

Lakamaga Conference—Participant Perspectives

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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 […]