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Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell Proclaims March "Girl Scout Month"


Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell proclaimed March "Girl Scout Month" in honor of Girl Scouts 100th anniversary.

Pictured from left to right, Sena Williams, Nancy Cochran, Amethyst Adams, Mayor Mark Luttrell, Amber Adams and Claire Barnett.

Read the proclamation below.


Declaring March 2012 Girl Scout Month    

WHEREAS; Girl Scouts, the pre-eminent organization for girls in the United States and around the world, has been an active part of the Shelby County community; and  

WHEREAS; there are more than 8,500 girls who belong to Girl Scouts, from Daisies through Ambassador Girl Scouts, in the 59 counties of the Girl Scouts Heart of the South Council, including Shelby County, Tennessee; and  

WHEREAS; Juliette Gordon Low summoned 18 girls to her home in Savannah, Georgia on March 12th, 1912 to begin a new and exciting leadership program for girls; and  

WHEREAS; over the last 100 years, Girl Scouts have produced over 50 million women alumnae, who have gone on to be successful leaders in their communities, businesses, churches and homes; and  

WHEREAS; the Girl Scout organization is able to offer quality programs on a year-round basis to girls in all racial, ethnic, cultural, religious and socioeconomic groups;  

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that I, Mark Luttrell , Mayor of Shelby County, Tennessee , does hereby proclaim March 2012 as   “Girl Scout Month”  

In Shelby County, Tennessee, and encourages all citizens to support the 100th Anniversary of Girl Scouting, which is March 12th, and make an investment in the lives of girls through the annual Girl Scout Cookie Sale Program.  

Posted by News GSHS at 8:28 AM


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