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New Girl Scout Cookie Boxes

You may notice something a little different about your favorite Girl Scout cookies this year. For the first time in thirteen years, Girl Scouts of the USA has changed its iconic cookie boxes! To help celebrate Girl Scouting’s 100th birthday, … Continue reading

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2013 Girl Scouts of the USA Centennial Silver Dollar

The Girl Scouts USA Centennial Commemorative Coin Act, signed into law in 2009, authorized the minting of up to 350,000 silver dollar coins in commemoration of the yearlong celebration of our 100th anniversary. On September 22, 2012, Girl Scouts of … Continue reading

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Collecting a Century of Girl Scouts

The Smithsonian Blog for the Smithsonian National Museum of American History has an excellent run-down of Girl Scout memorabilia titled, “Collecting a century of Girl Scouts”. Among items provided to The Smithsonian through the Girl Scout’s National Historic Preservation Center, … Continue reading

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Girl Scouts Unveil United States Postage Stamp

On a bright sunny day in Savannah, GA, the U.S. Postal Service and the Girl Scouts unveiled a special forever stamp on July 18, 2012. Also, Juliette Gordon Low’s family members were on hand to present the Medal of Freedom … Continue reading

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Inclusion: Past, Present and Future

Girl Scouts of the USA and its local councils and troops value diversity and inclusiveness and do not discriminate or recruit on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, national origin, or physical or developmental disability. Girl … Continue reading

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Girl Scout Leadership Experience

Girl leaders have been at the heart of Girl Scouting since its founding in 1912, when Juliette Gordon Low recognized that developing girls’ leadership abilities was critical for ensuring they would be the change-makers of the future. Today’s complex and … Continue reading

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GSCI 100th Anniversary Mural – Brightens Up Downtown Bloomington

Bloomington’s downtown corridor got a bit more colorful this past Saturday. The Girl Scouts of Central Illinois Troop 6538 of Springfield spent the morning in the Twin Cities painting a mural near the intersection of Main and Market streets to … Continue reading

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Girl Scouts Celebrates Historic Milestone

One hundred years in the making, Girl Scouts continues to take strides with its innovative ToGetHerThere campaign and the launch of a new camp. For 100 years, Girl Scouts has done more than any other organization to provide leadership opportunities … Continue reading

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Great Week in Girl Scouting

Dear Girl Scouts, What a week it has been for Girl Scouting. On Tuesday, May 29th, National President Connie L. Lindsey, members of the Gordon family, five Girl Scouts and I had the honor of being in attendance at the … Continue reading

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ToGetHerThere . . . Speak Up

Girl Scouts of the USA launched ToGetHerThere, the largest, boldest advocacy and fundraising cause dedicated to girls’ leadership in the nation’s history. The multi-year effort will seek to create balanced leadership – the equal representation of women in leadership positions … Continue reading

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