Giving the Gift of Girl Scouts

Amanda Diehm

A troop of Girl Scout Daisies from Mankato, MN may not have ever started if it hadn’t been for a young Girl Scout alumna with a passion for making Girl Scouts possible. Amanda Diehm stepped up as a Girl Scout Daisy troop co-leader when a group of girls wanted to start a troop, but were […]

CRAVE “Heart of the Event” Honoree

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Recently, CRAVE honored six individuals who exemplify what it truly means to be the “Heart of the Event.” Girl Scout alumna and volunteer, Mary Younggren one of those six. Mary is a business leader, a member of the River Valleys Women of Distinction Committee and was on the event committee for the River Valleys Centennial Alumnae […]

A 30-Year Volunteer Still Giving Back

Gerri Fitzloff

Gerri Fitzloff joined Girl Scouts for the first time as an adult when her daughter came home asking to be a Girl Scout Brownie in 1978. She has been a Girl Scout leader since then, working with girls of all grade levels. Some of her most memorable moments in Girl Scouts were attending the National […]

Photographer with Girl Scout Roots

Rebecca as a Girl Scout

When viewing Girl Scouts River Valleys’ website, Facebook page or publications, it’s likely that you’ll come across the beautiful work of professional photographer Rebecca Pavlenko. Rebecca photographs many Girl Scouts River Valleys events, capturing the Girl Scout spirit while at the same time, enjoying a personal nostalgia. Rebecca was a Girl Scout in Troop 425 in […]