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2011-02-23 04:40:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Girl Scouts San Diego and mophie(TM) announced today a partnership that will transform the traditional Girl Scout Cookie Program into a tech-savvy-affair. Starting this week, a sampling of local Girl Scout troops will begin using a mobile payment solution, accepting all major credit cards at select cookie booth locations rather than just accepting cash, traditionally the only way to pay for Girl Scout cookies. (Logo:...

2011-01-27 10:58:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, tmg-e*media, Inc., announced the launch of the first-ever Girl Scout® Cookie Locator Mobile app. The Little Brownie Bakers project was led by Anna Murray, a tmg-e*media principal, whose team developed the mobile phone app that allows consumers to search for Girl Scout® Cookie sales using their mobile phones. Anna Murray had this to say about the Little Brownie Baker project, "The Girl...

2010-11-24 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning today, AHAlife.com, the website that features one-of-a-kind items from the worlds of fashion, food, art, lifestyle, design, and more is partnering with the Girl Scouts of New York City on an exclusive opportunity to benefit the Girl Scouts Career Exploration Program. For a minimum donation of $25, AHAlife members will support an inspiring program which provides mentoring opportunities and invites strong, accomplished women - from leaders...

2010-10-05 13:50:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- "The media not only helps shape what we think about girls, but what girls think about themselves," says Davia Temin, First Vice Chair of the Board of Girl Scouts of the USA and a leading reputation and crisis expert. Ms. Temin will kick off the "Healthy Media for Youth Summit" to be held at the Capitol Building in Washington, DC tomorrow, October 6 - a symposium exploring the impact of the media on youth, and especially girls', self image. Co-sponsored...

2010-06-22 10:30:00

NEW YORK, June 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Girl Scouts of the USA: Event: In testimony to the U.S. House Healthy Families and Communities Subcommittee, Girl Scout Dominique Napolitano of West Islip, New York, will discuss cyberbullying from a teenager's perspective. As part of her presentation to the subcommittee chaired by U.S. Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY), Dominique will explore the challenges young people face in navigating life online and dealing...

2010-05-10 06:00:00

FISHERS, Ind., May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast and the Arbor Day Foundation today announced that they will be partnering with Girl Scouts of Central Indiana to plant trees on behalf of every Indiana customer who adopts paperless billing from today through August 10, 2010. Donating one dollar for every customer switching to Comcast's "EcoBill," the company expects to raise $50,000 over three months for the Arbor Day Foundation. Each dollar will be used to provide trees to the Girl Scouts...

2010-03-25 09:03:00

WASHINGTON, March 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Reps. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) yesterday introduced bipartisan legislation that establishes a national taskforce that would develop voluntary guidelines and other measures to promote positive images of girls and women. The bill, the Healthy Media for Youth Act (H.R. 4925), which was developed in collaboration with the Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA), would support media literacy programs, promote research on...

2010-03-08 05:00:00

NEW YORK, March 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Girl Scouts from six U.S. councils are exploring the importance of energy efficiency and conservation and discovering ways to make an impact on the environment through a grant project funded by Trane, a leading global provider of indoor comfort systems and services. Trane employees will engage in activities with Girl Scouts to help them understand how proficiency in science, technology, engineering and mathematics can make a difference in their...

2010-02-01 10:45:00

Feb. 10 Event With Celebrity Panel To Discuss Findings NEW YORK, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The increased scrutiny of the fashion industry and its use of ultrathin models isn't without validation, as nearly 9 in 10 American teenage girls say that the fashion industry is at least partially responsible for "girls' obsession with being skinny," according to a national survey released today by the Girl Scouts of the USA. The nationwide survey, which included more than 1,000 girls...

2010-01-04 15:45:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Every year since 2002 Women's eNews has held a gala to celebrate the achievements of 21 people who have bettered the lives of women and girls worldwide. Why 21 Leaders? The fact that 21 is the smallest number we could use says so much about the vitality of women's movement worldwide, whittling the nominations down that much is such a hard task! During the autumn, Women's eNews asks its readers and previous nominees to nominate leaders committed...


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