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Send Well Wish to Newtown Girl Scouts

One of our troop member's aunt sent her this message from her friend Robin who apparently is the service unit manager for Newtown, CT. Their troop is sending messages to them and she thought others may appreciate the information as well. It would be nice to let them know that Girl Scouts around the country and the world are thinking of them. Here is the forwarded message: Dear Girl Scout family: Girl Scouts of Connecticut is saddened to learn that eight Girl Scout Daisies and... Read More
Posted by News GSHS at Wednesday, December 19, 2012 | 0 comments

A Message from Anna Maria Chávez, Chief Executive Officer

I write to all of you with a heavy heart. Indeed, words cannot express the sorrow I feel over the loss of life as a result of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. I, like everyone across the country and around the world, was shocked by the terrible tragedy and have grieved for the children and educators who lost their lives, and for the entire Newtown community. On Sunday, I learned that eight of the twelve girls who died were Girl Scouts and that... Read More
Posted by News GSHS at Tuesday, December 18, 2012 | 0 comments

CBS News Catches up With Anna Maria Chávez to Discuss the Healthy Media Report

On Monday, November 12, 2012, the Healthy Media Commission launched  The Report and Recommendations of the Healthy Media Commission for Positive Images of Women and Girls  at the Geena Davis Institute’s Third Symposium on Gender in Media in Los Angeles, California. This report outlines recommendations that support a more positive and gender-neutral media environment for women, and promotes the healthy development of a girl’s social, emotional and physical... Read More
Posted by News GSHS at Monday, December 10, 2012 | 0 comments

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