Thursday, November 15, 2012

Girl Scouts Coast to Coast - November 15, 2012

Today's Coast to Coast is overflowing with awesome! Check it out.

  • Davia Temin, first vice president of Girl Scouts of the USA's National Board and president and chief executive officer of Temin and Company, Inc., has a column in Forbes titled, "The Aftermath -- Business Communication Rules for Recovery from Hurricane Sandy". Temin is a global "reputation strategist" -- working at the highest levels to help create, enhance and save reputations for a number of years. The column is definitely worth reading.
  • AOL Sporting News reports that A 700-acre campus being developed for a Charlotte area Girl Scouts council has been named after the late Dale Earnhardt after the Dale Earnhardt Foundation awarded the council $2 million for the project. The Dale Earnhardt Environmental Leadership Campus will serve as an outdoor learning retreat for the Girl Scouts Hornets Nest Council and their leaders throughout an eight-county region in the Carolinas. 
  • The Cincinnati Herald reports that during Girl Scouts 100th anniversary year,  Girl Scouts of Western Ohio is excited to celebrate Girl Scout Alumnae who, through their lives and work, exemplify the leadership, diversity and spirit of the Girl Scout Movement. Gertrude McSayles was among some 70 women in Greater Cincinnati where were honored. McSayles is a groundbreaking trailblazer who believes in creating opportunities for women and girls in the community.
  • In Tennessee, The Commercial Appeal reports that The Girl Scouts Heart of the South Council unveiled a commemorative piece of artwork recently in celebration of donations made to its 100th anniversary campaign. Pat Moody, lifetime Girl Scout and former Girl Scouts Heart of the South board member, sculpted the piece and calls it the "100th Anniversary Tree."
  • The Post-Journal in Jamestown, NY, reports that the Girl Scout organization has moved into the digital age as troops throughout Western New York are now employing a new mobile credit card reader. The new reader, called the Sage Swiper, functions as an electronic swiper attachment for mobile devices and allows Girl Scout troops to accept debit and credit payments from their customers.