2015 Women of Distinction Honorees

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Girl Scouts River Valleys is pleased to announce the 2015 Women of Distinction honorees. These seven women – all former Girl Scouts – inspire us with their leadership, accomplishments, and contributions to the community. They exemplify the Girl Scout mission, promise, and law in action. Please save the date to join us in recognizing these […]

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 […]

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. […]