Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Weekend Run-Down


From creative fundraising events to tributes to the late Marting Luther King Jr., Girl Scouting is in the news:
  • The Virginian-Pilot reports on local Girl Scouts reading aloud Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have A Dream" speech to a group of volunteers gathered at the Brighton Rock A.M.E. Zion Church in Portsmouth on Monday.
  • The Watertown Daily Times in New York reports that Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways has received a $10,000 Design and Discovery grant from Girl Scouts of the U.S.A to conduct three one-week camp sessions for Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassadors.
  • In Anderson, South Carolina, Girl Scouts volunteered at Anderson County Sheriff's Office Patrol Dog Cemetery. Read more in The Independent Mail.
  • Head on over to The San Francisco Chronicle and check out another fantastic Op Ed by Marina Park - Girl Scout CEO, lawyer, and mom.
  • Eastern Michigan University Athletics is teaming up with Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan, the council serving central Michigan, for a fundraiser during the women’s basketball home game against the University of Akron, Jan. 30, at 2 p.m.
  • The Tennessean has a story on a group of Nashville Girl Scouts who earned their Gold Award by revamping Centerstone Child and Adolescent Clinic.