Give to the Max Day 2013

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Support girl leaders by giving to the max. Girls are born to lead. Help Girl Scouts build stronger communities by developing girl leaders that take a stand against bullying, coordinate service projects, improve the environment, and are a role model for girls. How You Can Help Donate November 1–14. Your gift will be matched, dollar […]

A Stage for Building Memories


The aroma of fresh-cut lumber has been floating in the summer air at Camp Lakamaga, a sign of a recent construction project. As you make your way into camp and wind your way around the Mary Randall troop house, you’ll find that project—a newly built wooden platform with an amphitheater seating area. This addition, called […]

Running Lean Is Good, But It’s Not the Whole Story

Three Girl Scouts

While Girl Scouts River Valleys runs with low overhead costs (20.4% of budget compared to an industry average of 36.9%*), this statistic isn’t the best way to determine the council’s success. Success should be evaluated by the girl who made lasting friendships in her troop when it was otherwise difficult for her to make social […]

The Good Turn Club

Sandy Craighead

There are a lot of ways to support Girl Scouts, and 22 women do so as members of the Good Turn Club. Everyone in the club makes a personal investment in stocks, bonds and securities that will benefit Girl Scouts River Valleys. The group meets once a quarter to discuss financial topics, give advice to […]

Girls Collect More Than 22,000 Pounds of Food

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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 […]