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Cookies & Beyond, News

Are You Ready for the Operation Cookie Challenge?

Hey western Ohio, we need your help! This weekend, March 16-18, we’re pulling out all the stops to collect 1,000 boxes of Girl Scout Cookies to donate to Operation Cookie! What is Operation Cookie? Operation Cookie is a council-wide community service project that provides boxes of Girl Scout Cookies to deployed military men and women around the globe! Now in its 13th year, Girl Scouts of Western Ohio’s Operation Cookie Program has donated over $1 million worth of Girl Scout cookies to  ...

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Volunteer Experience, Volunteers

This is Why YOU Should Check Out Our Updated Resource Centers!

Ever needed a set of Girl Scout and WAGGGS flags for a special ceremony but not sure where to borrow them? Or wanted to try some campfire cooking in a dutch oven but not sure about spending troop funds (or your own) on cast iron cookware? While your own set of flags or campfire cooking gear can be quite useful if you will use them frequently, there are some items that to truly use your resources wisely it’s better to borrow than to purchase with troop funds. That’s why we  ...

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News, Volunteer Experience, Volunteers

Take the G.I.R.L. Agenda Pledge!

Calling all troop leaders! Through your dedication to the girls you serve every day, you’ve already shown us that you believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to stand up, speak out, and accomplish amazing things. Help us unleash that power in even more girls today by pledging to add one (or more!) girls to your troop by March 1, 2018—and you’ll qualify to win some fantastic prizes! Take the pledge between now and November 15, 2017, and tell us how  ...

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Ceremonies, Traditions, & Awards, Girls, News

It’s Your World — Change It: No Straw November

At Girl Scouts, we build girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. This is true not only for girls in western Ohio, but for girls all across the country! Which is why we were so excited to learn that a Girl Scout working on her Gold Award project in San Juan Bautista, California was making waves in Ohio! For her project, Shelby O’Neil wanted to tackle ocean pollution and ocean education. Growing up in central California, she’s always been  ...

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