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Anna Maria Chávez Accepts Walter Kaitz Foundation Award on Behalf of Healthy Media Commission

CNBC reports that Girl Scouts of the USA CEO Anna Maria Chávez accepted the Walter Kaitz Foundation's Diversity Advocate Award on behalf of the Healthy Media Commission for Positive Images of Women and Girls. "We're proud to receive this award from such a prestigious organization as the Kaitz Foundation, which is dedicated to enhancing and increasing diversity in media, would recognize the efforts of the Commission," said Chávez , who accepted the award at the... Read More
Posted by News GSHS at Tuesday, September 18, 2012 | 0 comments

Anna Maria Chávez a Voice for Girls

Leaders from the Girl Scouts of the USA shared advice on gender equality in leadership to more than 100 community and corporate leaders at a forum last week in Newport Beach. The Daily Pilot reports that Voice for Girls 2012, hosted by the Girl Scouts of Orange County and presented by United Healthcare, at Pacific Club on Friday, included several speakers who addressed the importance of leadership for young girls. Keynote speaker Anna Maria Chávez, Girl Scouts... Read More
Posted by News GSHS at Thursday, September 13, 2012 | 0 comments

'American Idol''s Haley Reinhart Rocks Girl Scouts in Chicago

According to The Hollywood Reporter , former Daisy Scout and American Idol finalist Haley Reinhart took time for a few inspirational words before launching into a short but sweet acoustic set at the Girl Scout Cookie Classic in Chicago Saturday afternoon. "How cute are you guys?" asked the Wheeling, Illinois native. "We are here for a big celebration aren't we?" The singer, who is promoting her new CD, Listen Up!, was part of a day-long event celebrating the... Read More
Posted by News GSHS at Wednesday, September 12, 2012 | 0 comments

How Eating Girl Scout Cookies Helps Kids Learn About Money

Time reports that The Girl Scout Cookie Program has morphed from simple fund raiser into a personal finance tutorial for kids, lending the organization heightened relevance as it celebrates its 100th anniversary this year. "Learning how to canoe or make a campfire is great stuff," writes reporter Dan Kadlec. "But learning how to set goals and manage money is a far more important life skill, and in recent years the annual cookie drive has emerged primarily as a vehicle... Read More
Posted by News GSHS at Wednesday, September 5, 2012 | 0 comments

Norman Rockwell Museum Salutes Girl Scouts 100

WAMC Northeast Public Radio reports that in 1977, Norman Rockwell was approached by the Franklin Mint to create a dozen designs for medallions depicting the ideals of the Girl Scouts of the United States of America on the occasion of the organization’s 65th anniversary. On Saturday, September 22, Norman Rockwell Museum will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Girl Scouts with a special centennial celebration to be held at the Museum. Guests can discover... Read More
Posted by News GSHS at Tuesday, September 4, 2012 | 0 comments

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