Volunteer Recognized for Lifetime of Service

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When GSRV Development Officer, Steve Sanders arrived in Cannon Falls to meet with Colleen Schultz, he came bearing gifts. To the surprise of Colleen, she was presented with a letter of appreciation, a 60-year pin as a lifetime member, and of course, boxes of cookies. Surrounded by friends and a reporter from the Cannon Valley […]

Share Your Troop Experience

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The Girl Scouts River Valleys Training team is building a library of online resources to support volunteers. If you are a troop leader, we would love your help in gathering media to create content for the following: Flag ceremony – Record your troop showcasing this beloved ceremony. Girl Scout songs – Record your troop singing […]

Celebrate Volunteer Appreciation Week at the Shop

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Volunteers, join us at any Girl Scouts River Valleys council shop for free gifts, a discount, and fun events during Volunteer Appreciation Week, April 21–25. While you’re there, learn about new programs, and check out resources for Early Registration, bridging, award ceremonies, and planning your year. Stop in for… A free River Valleys tote, box […]

The Troop Support Team Is Here For You

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Are you a volunteer with a question about Journey Awards, council-sponsored events, or Girl Scout Bronze, Silver, and Gold Awards? Troop Support Specialists have you covered. They’re available to talk you through topics ranging from troop planning and STEM activities, to Cookies and Summer Camp. Here is what volunteers are saying about the new Troop […]

Rewards of Volunteering Come in Quiet Moments + Hugs

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  As an engineer at Donaldson Companies, hugs are not part of Kay Hatlestad’s standard greeting, but they are exactly what she is swarmed with anytime she stops by Edgerton or Harambee Elementary in Maplewood to see her Girl Scout troop. As a leader for her daughter’s troop for 10 years, Kay Hatlestad loved every […]