Top 5 Reasons to Sign Up for Centennial Day of Service

Volunteers demonstrating Centennial Day of Service activities

River Valleys’ year-long Centennial celebration is coming to a close. For the final event on October 13, Girl Scouts and volunteers from across River Valleys will participate in the Centennial Day of Service, the largest Take Action project in River Valleys’ history. Here’s why you won’t want to miss it: This is the last opportunity […]

Girl Scout Josie Goes Green to Earn Silver


When Girl Scout Cadette Josie was looking for an appropriate project for her Girl Scout Silver Award, she didn’t have to look any further than her own Birchwood neighborhood. She noticed three issues that needed correcting: older neighbors not recycling, possibly because of difficulty carrying recycling bins to the curb; recycling items were blowing out […]

Centennial Day of Service – Learn the Facts that Fuel the Project

Leaves + water = algae = dead fish Leaves, grass and pet waste release phosphorus into our lakes and rivers, which feeds algae. When this kind of organic debris isn’t bagged and properly composted, it runs through storm drains and directly into our waterways, turning our clear water green. This depletes the oxygen in the […]

Invite Your Friends and Family to River Valleys’ Centennial Day of Service

Girls cleaning up leaves

Invite your friends and family to take part in River Valleys’ Centennial Day of Service: 2012 Take Action Project on Saturday, October 13. Registration for friends and family will begin on June 23. Your entire community can take part in this water clean-up effort, so spread the word! For more information, contact your local Centennial […]