Gold Award Project Builds Rain Garden Awareness

Michelle and volunteers stand behind completed rain garden.

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 and preventing water pollution. Located adjacent to a parking lot in River Park near the Mississippi River, the garden takes rainwater runoff from the parking lot and hard […]

Girls Collect More Than 22,000 Pounds of Food

Girls donating food

Congratulations to all of the girls and volunteers who contributed to Girl Scouts River Valleys Feed the Need food drive. It was estimated that troops would collect 20,000 pounds of food for kids during the project, but we surpassed the goal by more than 2,337 pounds! One of the largest single-day donations happened May 4 when girls dropped […]