From Girl Scouts to Teach For America

Sara Mahle

Girl Scouts played an important part in Sara Mahle’s life—it taught her to be a good listener, to take risks and to persevere in tough situations. These are the lessons she says make her a good leader today at Teach For America (TFA) in her role as Senior Vice President of Recruitment. Originally from Golden […]

Local Girl Scouts Represent River Valleys at Girls’ World Forum 2012


Two Girl Scout Ambassadors from Rochester represented River Valleys during the Girls’ World Forum 2012 held July 11–15 in Chicago, Illinois. Skky and Artisha met with hundreds of other Girl Scouts and Girl Guides to work on solutions for global issues such as gender equality, environmental sustainability and poverty reduction. The goal of the event […]

A Girl Scout Trip Three Years in the Making

One hundred thirteen Girl Scouts and troop leaders from southwestern Minnesota visited Juliette Gordon Low’s birthplace in Savannah, GA in June. Girl Scouts from New Ulm, Fairmont, Redwood Falls, Belview and Gaylord participated in the 12-day trip, after planning, raising money, learning about travel and discussing potential activities for three years. Troop leader Joan Krikava […]