Monday, September 27, 2010

Weekend Run-Down

Good Morning - let's take a look at Girl Scout stories in the news from this weekend:
  • In Kansas, ABC KTKA News 49 reports that Topeka Girl Scouts make care packages for troops - definitely check out the video.
  • Florida's NBC News Channel 7 has a video of Girl Scouts learning storm preparedness in time for hurricane season.
  • The Delaware County News Network in Pennsylvania reports on the newly-merged Ridley-Springfield Girl Scout's recent Fall Kick-off Rally.
  • The Florida Times-Union carries the headline "Good News: Girl Scouts get Hooked on environmental project" - specifically, girls were motivated by the impact of litter, fishing line carelessness and oil spills to their favorite animals.
  • In Troy, NY, The Record has a story on Jillian Graham, who earned her Girl Scout Gold Award by working with Unity House in Troy to assist underprivileged women and by helping teens learn about dating violence.
  • Another fantastic Girl Scout Gold Award recipient, North Carolina Coastal Pines has awarded Rebecca Rena’ Arnold, who held three car maintenance workshops to help women learn more about their vehicles. She taught them 10 car maintenance steps and provided them with a booklet to help them remember what they learned. Read more in The Rocky Mount Telegram.