Girl Scouts Building a Better World – Lexi’s “Dress for a Change”

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Every day Girl Scouts are hard at work to build a better world through community service and volunteering. In fact, 187,500 volunteer service hours were donated back to the community this year alone by River Valleys’ Girl Scouts taking action. Whether they are building planter boxes for the elderly, creating and teaching art classes in […]

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 […]