Monday, June 21, 2010

Weekend Run-Down

Summer starts today - hopefully everyone is in good spirits! Regardless, let's take a look at a number of Girl Scout stories popping up from the weekend:
  • Tampa Bay Online has a story about Mary Jane Padgett, who after forty years as a Girl Scout Leader, is stepping down.
  • In Chico California, The Enterprise Record reports that Girl Scouts, former Girl Scouts and leaders took part in the Chico Service Unit's annual June Jamboree - About 230 girls attended the annual event that offers younger girls a day camp experience and more experienced girls an overnight camping trip.
  • The Milwaukee Journal Sentinal, WI, has a fantastic story on Camp Alice Chester's healthy habits focus.
  • The Miami Herald has an awesome article on male Girl Scout Leader Angel Calzadilla -father of 3 Girl Scouts - he teaches Girl Scout Troop 975 what they need to know about cars to receive their "Car Sense" badge.
  • The Boston Globe has an excellent piece on Frances Hesselbein, former Chief Executive Officer of the Girl Scouts of the U.S.A.
  • In Bingham, ME, Girl Scouts use local produce in food project. Read more.