The Good Turn Club

Sandy Craighead

There are a lot of ways to support Girl Scouts, and 22 women do so as members of the Good Turn Club. Everyone in the club makes a personal investment in stocks, bonds and securities that will benefit Girl Scouts River Valleys. The group meets once a quarter to discuss financial topics, give advice to […]

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


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 […]