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February 2015

Ceremonies, Traditions, & Awards, Volunteers

Girl Scout Traditions: Girl Scout Week is Coming!

We’re kicking off Girl Scout week here in Western Ohio. We know what you’re thinking…isn’t every week Girl Scout week? Well yes, but everyone loves an extra reason to celebrate. Every year girls, alumnae, and volunteers across the nation celebrate a week in March, starting with Girl Scout Sunday and ending with Girl Scout Sabbath on Saturday that always includes March 12, the day when Juliette Gordon Low officially registered the first 18 girl members in 1912. To  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Ceremonies, Traditions, & Awards, General, News

Who Wants an Award from the President?

President John F. Kennedy famously said “One person can make a difference, and everyone  should try.” For over 100 years Girl Scouts across the nation have been making a difference by serving others, be it the girl in the next tent, the park down the street, or the community at large. Now you can be recognized for that service through The President’s Volunteer Service Award. Never heard of it? The award recognizes, celebrates and inspires community service leaders and  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Girls, Volunteers

Outdoor Explorers for 2015!

Do you enjoy activities like outdoor cooking, tent camping, horseback riding, or archery? How about all of the above? You’re not alone and soon you’ll be able to earn a badge for them too! The votes have been tallied and our girls and adults have chosen Outdoor Explorer as the newest selection for outdoor badges. Thank you to those who encouraged girls to vote for making sure their voices were heard and ensuring that Girls Know Best and #girlschoose were more than just excellent  ...

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