A Girl Scout Trip Three Years in the Making

One hundred thirteen Girl Scouts and troop leaders from southwestern Minnesota visited Juliette Gordon Low’s birthplace in Savannah, GA in June. Girl Scouts from New Ulm, Fairmont, Redwood Falls, Belview and Gaylord participated in the 12-day trip, after planning, raising money, learning about travel and discussing potential activities for three years. Troop leader Joan Krikava […]

Centennial Day of Service – Learn the Facts that Fuel the Project

Leaves + water = algae = dead fish Leaves, grass and pet waste release phosphorus into our lakes and rivers, which feeds algae. When this kind of organic debris isn’t bagged and properly composted, it runs through storm drains and directly into our waterways, turning our clear water green. This depletes the oxygen in the […]

Centennial Awards Gala


On Saturday, April 21, over 1,100 guests attended the Centennial Awards Gala to celebrate 100 years of Girl Scouting and River Valleys’ 100 Centennial Honorees and three Honorable MENtions. It was a beautiful, emotional and inspirational evening in which the Girl Scout spirit shone brightly. The event was emceed by Robyne Robinson and featured speakers […]

Invite Your Friends and Family to River Valleys’ Centennial Day of Service

Girls cleaning up leaves

Invite your friends and family to take part in River Valleys’ Centennial Day of Service: 2012 Take Action Project on Saturday, October 13. Registration for friends and family will begin on June 23. Your entire community can take part in this water clean-up effort, so spread the word! For more information, contact your local Centennial […]

Alumnae Spotlight: Sue Tiffany


Sue Tiffany is a Girl Scout alumna and long-time member from the Redwood Falls area. She recently traveled to the Twin Cities on the bus with Girl Scouts to the Great Girl Gathering @MOA®. Sue became a Girl Scout more than seven decades ago and is still an active Girl Scout volunteer and advocate. What […]