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2014-03-22 23:03:29

Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia and Amerigroup Georgia have partnered to help ensure that girls in Amerigroup families across the state can take advantage of all the opportunities and benefits that Girl Scouting provides. Research shows that an investment in Girl Scout membership can result in lifelong benefits for girls, including healthy lifestyles. Lizella, GA (PRWEB) March 22, 2014 A woman recalls how she would watch Girl Scouts pass her rural Georgia home in pairs during daily hikes...

2014-03-10 08:36:30

"Ban Bossy" Goal: To Encourage Leadership and Achievement in Girls PALO ALTO, Calif., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeanIn.Org and Girl Scouts of the USA today launched Ban Bossy, a public service campaign to encourage leadership and achievement in girls. The campaign--with educational materials, a new website, a public service announcement (PSA) and endorsements by celebrities and others--will draw attention to the ways girls and women are discouraged from leading, beginning when...

2014-02-27 12:25:58

ST. PAUL, Minn., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Finding that once-a-year treat is in the palm of your hand when you use the Cookie Locator. Download the free app by dialing **GSCOOKIES (**472665437) from a smartphone or visit GirlScoutsRV.org for a link. Hurry--sales end March 23! Cookie Facts -- In 2013, local Girl Scouts earned more than $2.9 million for their troops. This money helps troops pay for troop activities, community service projects, and...

2014-02-25 08:27:04

Scouts completed more than 17 million hours of service to local communities in 2013 IRVING, Texas, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, nine youth delegates from across the United States are representing the Boy Scouts of America in Washington, D.C., to present the organization's annual Report to the Nation to top U.S. officials. The report is designated in the BSA's congressional charter and highlights the organization's achievements in 2013. The delegates were selected from among...

2014-01-22 08:31:54

Join the Largest Virtual Girl Scout Cookie Party NEW YORK, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) will mark the start of cookie season with an event in New York City, taking over Vanderbilt Hall in Grand Central Terminal on Friday, February 7, 2014 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. to give New Yorkers their first taste of this year's cookies. The world's largest girl-led business, the nearly $800-million cookie program aims to teach girls five essential life...

2014-01-07 08:21:59

NEW YORK, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Girl Scouts of the USA is proud to announce the results of Girl Scouts Forever Green (GSFG), its signature 100(th) anniversary "Take Action" project targeting waste reduction, energy conservation, and rain gardens. Alcoa Foundation provided a two-year, $1.5 million grant to expand the program globally to 12 countries. This grant enabled U.S. and international councils to work together and lead their families, schools, and communities in...

2013-12-09 12:24:30

All Girl Group Celebrates "Feed the Need" Efforts of Local Girls Scouts ST. PAUL, Minn., Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fifth Harmony will perform an exclusive concert in St. Paul for Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin River Valleys to reward the efforts of tens of thousands of local girls who collected food to stock food shelves. The goal of the "Feed the Need" service project is to educate girls that hunger exists in every community in Minnesota and show them how they can make a...

2013-10-10 23:29:32

OMGStorage.com applauds the First Lady Michelle Obama’s message about the value of girls being involved in Girl Scouts. The First Lady talks about how the girls gain confidence and leadership skills they need to succeed in school and in life. North Miami Beach, FL (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 OMGStorage.com applauds the First Lady Michelle Obama’s message about the value of girls being involved in Girl Scouts. The First Lady talks about how the girls gain confidence and leadership skills...

2013-10-03 08:29:23

Katie Couric kicks off the Fourth Annual Dove Self-Esteem Weekend, a national effort to help girls develop a positive relationship with beauty ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- All girls deserve to feel confident about their appearance and yet 6 out of 10 girls stop doing their favorite activities because they feel bad about their looks(1). Dove wants to shine a light on the girls who never stop doing what they love and make all girls unstoppable. The fourth annual Dove...

2013-09-27 23:24:48

OMGstorage.com participated in several family events with the Girl Scouts of Tropical Florida, where OMGStorage.com hosted an activity to help girls develop spatial reasoning skills. North Miami Beach, FL (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 OMGstorage.com participated at two Girl Scouts of Tropical Florida Family events: September 7 in Miami Lakes and September 21 on Scout Key in the Florida Keys. The Box in a Box activity hosted by OMGstorage.com was a hit among girls, boys and adults alike. The...