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Watch Video of Anna's National Press Club Appearance

C-SPAN has video of today's National Press Club event where Anna Maria Chávez talked about the Girl Scouts' organization marking its 100th anniversary with a new effort, ToGetHerThere, promoting equal representation of women in leadership positions. She spoke about the need for young girls to be encouraged to pursue math and science education, and to see women role models in politics and business. After her speech, Chávez answered written questions submitted by members of the audience.

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Top 5 Reasons to Volunteer

The Top 5 Reasons to Volunteer:  Be an agent of change: Volunteers are valued members of an organization. Because of their unique position they are able to help make change within the organization itself as well as within the community that the organization serves – it’s all about perspective, approach, time and effort. In the end, it is something tangible that can be experienced in a very rewarding way. Share a skill or passion: Being able to share a... Read More
Posted by News GSHS at Tuesday, September 03, 2013 | 0 comments

A New Home for the Tupelo Regional Service Center

The Tupelo Regional Service Center will be moving to a new location in June!  Due to the move, the Tupelo Shop will be closed from June 3rd through June 21st.  The Tupelo Office will be closed June 10th through June 21st. Tupelo staff will be packing, moving and setting up the new office during... Read More
Posted by News GSHS at Monday, May 20, 2013 | 0 comments

Volunteer Appreciation Week 2013

Girl Scouts is kicking off Volunteer Appreciation Week by thanking all of our volunteers for volunteering for girls. Without a paycheck and without any fanfare, Girl Scout volunteers devote themselves to girl leadership. They put in long hours, stay patient as girls lead their own activities, and bring fun and spirit to everything girls do. Girl Scout volunteers are making a difference in the world, one girl at a time. Volunteer Appreciation Week is set aside... Read More
Posted by Megan Denney at Monday, April 22, 2013 | 0 comments

Girl Scout Troop Offers Lifetime Membership to Graduating Senior

As of May 2012, the remaining three members of Troop 10396 graduated from high school.  In order to give back to Girl Scouting, they would like to offer a 2013 graduating senior, a Lifetime Membership to the Girl Scouts.  You will never again have to pay the annual registration, and you will always be a Girl Scout. Please consider applying for this opportunity by submitting a letter explaining why you would like to receive and what you will do with a Lifetime Membership. Letter will... Read More
Posted by Megan Denney at Thursday, April 18, 2013 | 0 comments

A Lesson in Resilience From the Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts

The Boston Globe reports that marathoners who run for a cause vow to return next year to the Boston Marathon. Two bombs exploded without warning during the 2013 Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013, killing 3 people and injuring 183 others. At the Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts, which had waited five years to join the BAA’s charity list, chief executive Ruth Bramson said the $60,000 raised will send dozens of Scouts to camps this summer. Many of her 13 runners were... Read More
Posted by Megan Denney at Thursday, April 18, 2013 | 0 comments

GSRI Uncovers Girls’ Lack of Confidence in Financial Decision Making, Illustrates Desire to Learn

The American dream is alive and well among girls, according to a new report by the Girl Scout Research Institute, which reveals that girls feel optimistic about their financial futures, yet are less than fully knowledgeable about essential financial principles and instruments, from using credit cards to establishing good credit. And just 12 percent of the girls surveyed say they feel confident in making financial decisions. “Our research is clearly telling us... Read More
Posted by Megan Denney at Tuesday, April 16, 2013 | 0 comments

Kamp Kiwani Porch Party 2.0

By Therica C Johnson Robison It was a great weekend. A little hard work and fellowship with other people who love Kamp Kiwani and want it to look its best. We had a total of 26 people show up to help. What do you think 26 people can do: Restrain unit 2 unit house porch and rails at shower house and back rails at Thunderbird. Water sealed Thunderbird front porch. Repaired and painted the steps in 15 cabins, and 2 unit houses. Built new back porch on Ginny lodge... Read More
Posted by Megan Denney at Tuesday, April 09, 2013 | 0 comments

Guest Post: A Message from Anna Maria Chávez

A special message from Anna Maria Chávez, CEO, Girl Scouts of the USA As you probably know, March is Women’s History Month around the world; a month where we pause to reflect on the many contributions women have made to society. From Marie Curie’s groundbreaking work on radioactivity; to Margaret Thatcher’s history making turn as Prime Minister of Great Britain; to Susan B. Anthony’s tireless campaign for gender equality in the United States; to our very... Read More
Posted by Megan Denney at Tuesday, March 19, 2013 | 0 comments

Happy Girl Scout Week!

This year Girl Scout Week is March 10-16, 2013! Girl Scout Week is celebrated each March, starting with Girl Scout Sunday and ending with Girl Scout Sabbath on Saturday, and it always includes the Girl Scout Birthday, March 12. Girl Scout Birthday: The Girl Scout Birthday on March 12 commemorates the day in 1912 when Juliette Gordon Low officially registered the organization’s first 18 girl members in Savannah, Georgia. This year, 2013, represents our 101st birthday! Girl Scout... Read More
Posted by Megan Denney at Monday, March 11, 2013 | 0 comments

Girl Scout Week Message from Anna Maria Chavez, GSUSA CEO

Dear Girl Scouts, As we prepare to commemorate the founding of Girl Scouts of the USA, I want to wish everyone a joyous and meaningful Girl Scout Week. The week begins with Girl Scout Sunday on March 10 and will run through Girl Scout Sabbath on March 16. And, of course, March 12 will be our 101st birthday. Juliette Gordon Low’s vision was to establish an organization in which any American girl could expand her horizons by having fun, exploring new interests, and contributing to society. The... Read More
Posted by Megan Denney at Friday, March 08, 2013 | 0 comments

Baking with Girl Scout Cookies on Live at 9!

Girl Scout Daisy Ellie and Girl Scout Brownie Casey, from Girl Scout Troop 13203 appeared on Live at 9 on WREG News Channel 3 to share that Girl Scout Cookies are great to bake with! Here is the super simple and super yummy recipe for Girl Scout Cookie Cheesecake Cups that they girls taught to hosts Marybeth Conley and Alex Coleman.  The Girl Scout Cookie Cheesecake Cup Easy. Makes 12. Ingredients: One box of your favorite Girl Scout Cookie 2 (8 ounces) package of cream... Read More
Posted by Megan Denney at Friday, February 22, 2013 | 0 comments

Girl Scout National Dues to Increase to $15 October 2013

Girl Scout National Dues to Increase to $15 October 2013 Girl Scouts of the USA National Board of Directors have voted to increase annual membership dues for girls and adults to $15 effective October 1, 2013 for the 2013-2014 membership year. Lifetime Membership will also be increased to $375. Lifetime Membership for Girl Scout Ambassadors graduating from high school will increase to $195. The last dues increase was in 2009. Every dollar of the membership dues is sent to GSUSA. This... Read More
Posted by Megan Denney at Wednesday, February 20, 2013 | 0 comments

2013 Girl Scouts of the USA Centennial Silver Dollar

Girl Scouts of the USA Centennial Coins go on sale on Thursday, Feb. 28 at 11 a.m. (CT) Purchase now or call 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468)   2013 Girl Scouts of the USA Centennial Proof Silver Dollar Obverse   2013 Girl Scouts of the USA Centennial Proof Silver Dollar Reverse   In... Read More
Posted by Megan Denney at Monday, February 11, 2013 | 0 comments

Meri Armour Announced as Guest Speaker for GSHS Annual Meeting

We are thrilled to announce our guest speaker for the 2013 Girl Scouts Heart of the South's Annual Meeting, LeBonheur Children's Hospital President and CEO Meri Armour! Meri was named president and CEO of Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in 2007. She has since led the hospital through a major fundraising campaign and the opening of a $340 million state-of-the-art facility. In 2011, Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital was named one of the country’s “Best Children’s Hospitals” by U.S. News &... Read More
Posted by Megan Denney at Wednesday, February 06, 2013 | 0 comments

Girl Scouts Celebrate Black History Month

Throughout February, Girl Scouts joins the rest of the nation in celebrating Black History Month. This is an opportunity to recognize perseverance and determination in the face of extreme adversity and oppression. In as much as it is a national celebration, Black History Month is also an opportunity to reflect on our own Girl Scout history, which celebrates 101 years this year. Girl Scouts can proudly say we have a long history of inclusion and diversity. Our first troop for African... Read More
Posted by Megan Denney at Monday, February 04, 2013 | 0 comments

Call for Board of Directors

The Girl Scouts Heart of the South Board Development Committee (BDC) has started the nomination process for the GSHS Board. As mandated by the GSHS Bylaws, the Board Development Committee responsibilities are as follows: The board development committee (BDC) is responsible for partnering with the board to build a high performing board that is as effective as it can be. In its expanded role, the BDC goes beyond recruiting and slating nominees for council leadership. It works closely with... Read More
Posted by Megan Denney at Wednesday, January 30, 2013 | 0 comments

Girl Scouts Releases “Girl Scouts Speak Out: Dear Mr. President” Video

Girl Scouts of the USA is proud to release a public service announcement that features the two winners of its “ Girl Scouts Speak Out: Dear Mr. President ” contest, in which girls across the country were invited to make PSAs addressed to the presidential candidates telling them how they can support girls. The professionally produced 60-second video, which was filmed in Washington, D.C., is narrated by the two Girl Scouts who submitted the winning entries: Amanda, 15, from... Read More
Posted by Megan Denney at Wednesday, January 23, 2013 | 0 comments

A Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Message from Anna Maria Chávez

On Monday, January 21, our nation will celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Since its establishment as a national holiday, Girl Scouts across America have honored Dr. King's legacy by taking part in community service projects that range from serving food at homeless shelters to preparing care packages for our troops overseas. The countless hours Girl Scouts have given over the years are a wonderful and fitting tribute to a man who changed the course of history, calling on each of us... Read More
Posted by Megan Denney at Friday, January 18, 2013 | 0 comments

Girl Scouts of the USA Unveils 2013 National Young Women of Distinction

Girl Scouts of the USA, the premier leadership organization dedicated to building girls of courage, confidence and character, has unveiled its 2013 National Young Women of Distinction.   These 10 young ladies have earned the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest award in Girl Scouting. Requirements for the award culminate, by completing a "take action" project that has made a measurable and sustainable difference in their communities. Gold Award recipients have already... Read More
Posted by Megan Denney at Thursday, January 17, 2013 | 0 comments

Belle Elementary Girl Scouts In School Troop

        By Emilie Hutcheson, GSHS Membership Manager The group discussed the importance of being unique. What is unique? How is every girl unique like a snowflake? The girls learned that some people like things they do not and that there are girls in their class or even grade that they have something in common with. The girls got a partner and... Read More
Posted by Megan Denney at Wednesday, January 16, 2013 | 0 comments

Vote Now for Girl Scouts!

We're so excited . . . and can use your vote! AdWeek and Parham Santana have selected  Nestle Crunch  Girl Scout Cookie Candy Bars as one of the top ten brand extensions of 2012. Please vote at  http://bit.ly/UP1XzW  until January 22. Read More
Posted by Megan Denney at Monday, January 14, 2013 | 0 comments

Girl Scout Alumnae Account for 70% of Female Senators

On a historic day for the nation and the Girl Scouts of the USA, five new women were inaugurated into the United States Senate today, bringing the total number of female Senators to 20, the largest proportion in history.  Of the 20 women now serving in the Senate, 14, or 70 percent, are Girl Scout alumnae.  In response, the Chief Executive Officer of the Girl Scouts of the USA, Anna Maria Chávez , today released the following statement: “For 100 years, Girl... Read More
Posted by Megan Denney at Friday, January 04, 2013 | 0 comments

Girl Scouts and Sigma Gamma Rho Help Girls Imagine Engineering Careers

Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) has joined forces with Sigma Gamma Rho, one of the nation’s largest African American sororities, to help build awareness of career possibilities in science, technology, and engineering among girls and parents in the African American community. Working with local Girl Scout councils around the country, Sigma Gamma Rho’s alumnae chapters have made GSUSA’s Imagine Engineering  initiative, funded by the National Science Foundation, a... Read More
Posted by Megan Denney at Wednesday, January 02, 2013 | 0 comments

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 Megan Denney 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 Megan Denney 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 Megan Denney at Monday, December 10, 2012 | 0 comments

Quotable: Anna Maria Chávez in Fast Company

When asked by Fast Company's Anya Kamenetz about the role of innovation in Girl Scouts centennial year, Girl Scouts Of The U.S.A. CEO Anna Maria Chávez states: "The biggest lesson I learned in my first full year in office was that even a 100 year old organization can innovate. Our anniversary could have been a few birthday cakes, but what we wanted to do was go external in a big way for the first time, be a convener and engage a national conversation around girl leadership. Girls... Read More
Posted by Megan Denney at Thursday, November 29, 2012 | 0 comments

Opportunity to Receive a Lifetime Girl Scout Membership

In May 2012, the remaining three members of Troop 10396 (Ellery A., Amanda B. and Taylor W.) graduated from high school.  In order to give back to Girl Scouting, they would like to offer a 2013 graduating senior, a Lifetime Membership to the Girl Scouts.  You will never again have to pay the annual registration, and you will always be a Girl Scout. Please consider applying for this opportunity by submitting a letter explaining why you would like to receive and what you will do... Read More
Posted by Megan Denney at Wednesday, November 14, 2012 | 0 comments

Hurricane Sandy: How Can You Help?

GSUSA has lifted the fundraising restrictions to enable girls to raise money for Girl Scouting recovery efforts. They have established a Hurricane Sandy Recovery Fund to help address the needs of councils affected by the storm. To give, go to www.donate.girlscouts.org/hurricanerecovery . You will have the option to give directly to the councils, as well as the giving form for the Hurricane Sandy Recovery Fund. Girl Scouts of the USA has not lifted the restriction of fundraising... Read More
Posted by Megan Denney at Tuesday, November 06, 2012 | 0 comments

A Ghost at Juliette's Home in Savannah?

The story goes that when Juliette Gordon Low's mother, Nellie Gordon, died on February 22, 1917, the ghost of her husband, General William Gordon, was seen by one of the daughters-in-law waiting in a room next to the room where Nellie lay with her five living children. Five years earlier, upon his deathbed, Gen. Gordon had promised his wife he would return for her. The Gordon children reported that when their mother died, “her face took on the radiance of a bride, going to meet her... Read More
Posted by Megan Denney at Wednesday, October 31, 2012 | 0 comments

Girl Scout Pens Letter to Both Presidential Candidates

14-year-old Girl Scout Gold Award recipient Hareem Abdullah has a column in the Huffington Post titled Dear Presidential Candidates: It's Time to Start Focusing on Girls and Their Future . An excerpt: "Every girl should have the opportunity to do great things in her life. So I'm speaking up for all girls. I am calling on you now, Mr. Obama and Mr. Romney, when you are listening to what people want, when you are deciding what's important, when you are debating... Read More
Posted by Megan Denney at Monday, October 29, 2012 | 0 comments

Anna Maria Chávez Interviewed in Washington Post

Anna Maria Chávez, chief executive officer of Girl Scouts of the USA, is the subject of an interview in the Washington Post . An exerpt below: WAPO: "How does Girl Scouts develop leadership skills?" Anna Maria Chávez:  " Even though we’re sometimes best known for our cookies, crafts and camping, ultimately we are a girl-centered leadership organization supported by adult mentors. Our girls discover ways to help the world around them, such as working on a... Read More
Posted by Megan Denney at Wednesday, October 24, 2012 | 0 comments

Girl Scouts Announces Finalists in Contest to Tell Presidential Candidates

Girl Scouts of the USA today announces the finalists for “Dear Mr. President Girls Scouts Speak Out” PSA Contest in which girls of all ages were invited to make public service announcements to tell the presidential candidates about the importance of supporting girls and the next generation of leaders.   The videos, slide shows and other material submitted by girls across the country drew more than 10,000 votes and dealt with issues ranging from business to bullying.  “Dear... Read More
Posted by Megan Denney at Tuesday, October 23, 2012 | 0 comments

Did You Know?

The best-sell Girl Scout cookies, Thin Mint, is also the third-best-selling cookie of any sort in the US. Read More
Posted by Megan Denney at Friday, October 19, 2012 | 0 comments

Girl Business: Bringing Meaning to the Girl Scout Cookie Box

For the first time in thirteen years, the Girl Scouts of the USA has changed it's iconic cookie box! The boxes sport not only a new look, but a new purpose: to showcase the five lifelong financial literacy and entrepreneurial skills that Girl Scout Cookie Program teaches. To celebrate the launch of the new cookie packaging, Girl Scouts of the USA teamed up with Advertising Week to host "Thinking Outside the Cookie Box: Keeping Youthful Innovation Throughout Your Career," a panel... Read More
Posted by Megan Denney at Tuesday, October 09, 2012 | 0 comments

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 Megan Denney 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 Megan Denney 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 Megan Denney 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 Megan Denney at Wednesday, September 05, 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 Megan Denney at Tuesday, September 04, 2012 | 0 comments

Ruth N. Bramson: "Collaboration is key in ending STEM gap"

"Girls make up a majority of undergraduate students in this country, yet they earn a smaller share of the degrees in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields," states Ruth N. Bramson, CEO of Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts, in an OpEd for Mass High Tech . "Gender stereotypes negatively affect girls’ perception of STEM. Girls need hand-on, collaborative learning opportunities to complement traditional classroom learning, which is often focused on lectures... Read More
Posted by Megan Denney at Thursday, August 30, 2012 | 0 comments

Girl Scouts Join National Cybersecurity Awareness Campaign, "Stop.Think.Connect."

Government Security News reports that Girl Scouts of the USA has announced that it has joined the national initiative Stop.Think.Connect. developed by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to raise awareness about cybersecurity. The official announcement took place at the Government Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (GFIRST) Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. DHS Acting Director of the U.S Computer Emergency Readiness Team Jenny Menna... Read More
Posted by Megan Denney at Thursday, August 23, 2012 | 0 comments

On My Honor: 100 Years of Girl Scouting Exhibit at Tennessee State Museum Opens Aug. 24

Courtesy of Tennessee State Museum An exhibition celebrating the centennial year of this national organization, opens at the Tennessee State Museum on August 24. " On My Honor " explores Girl Scout history through artifacts, images, and video while telling the history of how young women in Tennessee have developed important life skills and served their communities through scouting. The exhibition, which is free to the public, will explore the Girl Scout organizations in... Read More
Posted by Megan Denney at Tuesday, August 21, 2012 | 0 comments

The Obamas on Women and Leadership in Ladies Home Journal

Ladies' Home Journal Editor-in-Chief Sally Lee sat down with President and First Lady Obama to talk about how women can step up and take charge. Lee asks, "How can we get more women to be leaders, whether in Washington or on their home turf?" "We have to start with them while they're young and instill in girls a sense of confidence," states First Lady Obama. "That's why sports are so important. They teach you how to compete -- how to fall down and get back up. And there... Read More
Posted by Megan Denney at Friday, August 10, 2012 | 0 comments

Girl Scouts to Accept ‘Diversity Advocate’ Award on Behalf of Healthy Media Commission

The leaders of the Healthy MEdia Commission for Positive Images of Women and Girls today expressed gratitude to the Walter Kaitz Foundation for the Foundation’s decision to bestow upon the Commission the Foundation’s Diversity Advocate Award. “The Healthy MEdia Commission strives to promote representations of women in the media in the areas of healthy body images, active and diverse female characters, equal and healthy relationships, and increased roles of women and girls,”... Read More
Posted by Megan Denney at Thursday, August 02, 2012 | 0 comments

R.I.P. Sally Ride, an Astronaut and Adamant Girl Scout Supporter who Changed the Future

Sally Ride, America's first female astronaut, has passed away from pancreatic cancer at the age of 61. She was a physicist, a Space Shuttle pioneer, a teacher, and one of those people who changes the lives of ordinary people in extraordinary ways. "When I was a kid, Sally Ride was my astronaut," writes Blogger Annalee Newitz. "My parents' generation loved Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, but I loved Sally Ride. With her curly brown hair and bravery, she reminded me of... Read More
Posted by Megan Denney at Wednesday, July 25, 2012 | 0 comments

This Just In: Thin Mint is a Presidential Favorite

Sources close to Girl Scouts of the USA are reporting for CNN that after his speech in Cincinnati, OH, on Monday, July 16, President Obama took seven questions from members of the audience, including one query from a Girl Scout about his favorite Girl Scout cookie. And the prize goes to Thin Mints! Read More
Posted by Megan Denney at Tuesday, July 17, 2012 | 0 comments

Anna Maria Chávez Aims to Increase Girl Scout Membership by One-million in the Next Five Years

Courtesy of the Girl Scout Blog The San Diego Union-Tribune reports that Girl Scouts has set out to increase membership by 1 million in the next five years, according to Anna Maria Chávez, CEO of Girl Scouts of the USA, who spoke at a Latino community breakfast that celebrated its 100th anniversary. Hispanic membership has increased 55 percent in the past decade. “To be here today to talk about where we are now as a movement brings me almost to tears... Read More
Posted by Megan Denney at Wednesday, June 20, 2012 | 0 comments

2012 College Tour - Louisana & Mississippi

Day Three - Louisiana State University & Southern Louisiana University Today girls traveled to Baton Rouge to visit Louisiana State University, or better known as LSU. Founded in 1860, LSU is the flagship institution of the state of Louisiana and is one of only 30 universities nationwide holding land-grant, sea-grant and space-grant status. Girls are pictured with LSU's bengal tiger mascot, Mike statue. Flo gets in the action by playing with Mike. Day Two - Toulane... Read More
Posted by Megan Denney at Monday, June 11, 2012 | 0 comments

Mid-South Food Bank Seeking Student Ambassadors

Students Against Hunger represent the Mid-South Food Bank at speaking engagements, tours of the Food Bank, and other events in the community. These volunteers act as Mid-South Food Bank’s ambassadors to help increase the Food Bank’s visibility and recruit support from volunteers and donors in the communities we serve. We provide the information; our Students Against Hunger provide the passion to tell our story to social and professional groups, among others. This volunteer position is best... Read More
Posted by Megan Denney at Wednesday, May 09, 2012 | 0 comments

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