Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Girl Scouts Honor Troop Beacon Hill in Massachusetts

Susan Petroni reports for the Framingham Patch that the Girl Scouts of Massachusetts will attend an event at the Massachusetts State House to recognize Troop Beacon Hill, an honorary Girl Scout Troop comprised of the women of the Massachusetts State Legislature.

State Senator Karen Spilka, who represents Framingham, is inviting the public to join her in celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Girl Scouts today, October 12 at the Massachusetts State House.

Spilka and Representative Cory Atkins, co-chairs of the Massachusetts Caucus of Women Legislators, will be in attendance to celebrate this milestone and commend the Girl Scouts for their work building courage, confidence and character in girls across the Commonwealth and their admirable dedication to their communities and the environment. Girl Scouts will officially turn 100 in March 2012.

The Girl Scouts of Massachusetts will also be in attendance to recognize Troop Beacon Hill, an honorary Girl Scout Troop comprised of the women of the Massachusetts State Legislature.

In addition, Patti Hallberg, CEO of the Girl Scouts of Central & Western Massachusetts and Ruth Bramson, CEO of the Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts are scheduled to address the group.

Girl Scouts from a number of communities in the Eastern Massachusetts and their families are expected to attend the event.