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Quietly + Confidently Paving Her Own Way

Ellen isn’t the loudest person in the room and it might take a little while to get to know her. But if you stop a moment to see her with ...more Quietly + Confidently Paving Her Own Way

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Juliette Develops a Passion for Service

When Hayley’s troop disbanded in the seventh grade, she thought she would probably quit, too. It didn’t seem like much fun to be a Girl Scout without a troop. But ...more Juliette Develops a Passion for Service

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Finding the Confidence to Lead

Jessica Geroux was about to give up. Her Girl Scout Gold Award project was not going as planned, and she started to wonder if it was really worth the effort. ...more Finding the Confidence to Lead

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Gold Award Project Builds Rain Garden Awareness

Last summer, Girl Scout Michelle Smeaton built a 300-square-foot rain garden in Brooklyn Park. She installed it on public land because she wanted to educate her community about rain gardens ...more Gold Award Project Builds Rain Garden Awareness

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Volunteer at Second Harvest Heartland

On the first Saturday of each month, Second Harvest Heartland opens its doors to youth groups and families for Youth Service Day. Volunteers sort and re-pack donated food into consumer-size ...more Volunteer at Second Harvest Heartland

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Girl Scout Organizes Updates for Historic Library

“I love to read and I love books,” Girl Scout Gwen Riemenschneider admits. “I spend most of my time in libraries.” That love for reading is why Gwen knew she wanted ...more Girl Scout Organizes Updates for Historic Library

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Making a Difference Through Gold + Silver Awards

In 2013, 569 remarkable young women from Girl Scouts River Valleys completed their Girl Scout Gold and Silver Award projects, contributing more than 30,000 hours to their local and global ...more Making a Difference Through Gold + Silver Awards

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Library Memorial Honors Schaffhausen Girls

The girls of the Kinni-Croix Valley, St. Croix Central, and Woodwind service units raised money to help create a memorial honoring the three Schaffhausen girls killed in July 2012. Unveiled ...more Library Memorial Honors Schaffhausen Girls

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Delano Girls Raise the Bar for Feed the Need

We’re getting closer every day to reaching River Valleys’ Feed the Need food drive goal. Our goal is 20,000 pounds of food donated to food shelves across the council by ...more Delano Girls Raise the Bar for Feed the Need

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Camp Rolling Ridges Transforms into Panther Camp

Less than a week after a fire destroyed part of St. Croix Central Elementary, more than 640 K–4 students arrived at Camp Rolling Ridges on Monday to complete the school ...more Camp Rolling Ridges Transforms into Panther Camp