Monday, May 2, 2011

Weekend Run-Down

Let's take a look at some Girl Scout stories from the weekend:
  • Ohio's Business Journal Daily reports that Dr. Daisy L. Alford-Smith, CEO of the Girl Scouts of North East Ohio, will be the featured speaker at the 19th annual Athena Award Dinner May 19.
  • Southeastern Missourian reports that a special Awards Ceremony was recently held at Old St. Vincent's Church in Cape Girardeau. Religious Award Medals were presented to a number of Girl Scouts who completed their official religious recognition program of the Roman Catholic Church.
  • The Kansas City Star reports on a workshop, in its second year, designed to increase financial literacy for girls in fourth through 12th grades so they can better succeed as adults.
  • Wauwatosa Now reports that Wauwatosa Girl Scouts turn negative media influences into positive messages at a workshop called Lights! Camera! Me! to teach their younger Girl Scout sisters about stereotyping, rumors, and self esteem.
  • The Napa Valley Register reports that 100 Girl Scouts and a number of other volunteers recently planted 100 native trees and bushes at Alston Park, a popular spot among Napa’s dog lovers, hikers and joggers.