Silver + Gold Superstars in Belle Plaine, MN

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Girl Scouts across our council have been busy this summer working on their higher awards, like Emily, KyLee, and Thea in Belle Plaine, Minnesota. For their Silver Award project, Emily and KyLee started “Cuddles 4 Comfort,” an initiative to collect stuffed animals, notebooks, pencils, and books that can be given to children in crisis. KyLee’s was […]

Vibrant Gold Award Project Calms Patients in Need

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As part of her Gold Award project on Brain Injury and Stroke Recovery, Erin Hill presented staff and patients of University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital with seven body socks. These bright, stretchy tools apply pressure on the central nervous system, which can calm individuals and assist with sensory regulation. Often, patients need body socks […]

River Valleys Gold Award Recipient Recognized for Unique Project on Disaster Resilience

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“None of us are immune from life’s challenges. Sometimes these challenges are small, and sometimes [they are] large, but they are often unexpected, unplanned, and sometimes even unimagined. But what if we thought differently? What if we expected these challenges and anticipated how we might be better prepared?” –Sophia Goettke, a River Valleys Gold Award Recipient It […]