Monday, April 18, 2011

Weekend Run-Down

Here's a look at some Girl Scout stories from the weekend:
  • The Holmdel Patch, NJ, reports that two Holmdel Girl Scout troops got a personal visit from a sailor who they “adopted,” currently serving the country on the US Navy aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln.
  • According to a column by Mary "Ms Cheap" Hance in The Tennessean, "Girl Scouts are honest, trustworthy - and thrifty".
  • WREX TV 13 reports that a new partnership brings Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts from the region together under one roof. After the Blackhawk Area Council of Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois realized they would need a new place, they decided to combine resources.
  • The Citizen, GA, reports that Girl Scout Cadette Troop 19341 is collecting travel size hygiene items to benefit Stand Up for Kids, a center that serves homeless teenagers in Metro Altanta.
  • The Arizona Daily Star has a run-down of Girl Scouts who earned their Gold Award by identifying an issue in the community and working on a project that would help address it.
  • Virginia's Herndon Patch reports that Aol's Women's Network recently welcomed 30 local Girl Scouts, ages 10 to 13, who were interested in learning about technology careers at the company.