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2014-06-05 12:24:27

Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland Council Takes Top Honors for the Third Straight Year in the Can Manufacturers Institute Recycling Contest WASHINGTON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Girls Scouts of Kansas Heartland Council receives National Recycling Champion award in the third annual Great American Can RoundUp (GACR) Scout Council Challenge by recycling 32,199 pounds of aluminum cans and generating more than $16,000 for scouting activities. The top recycling troop of the...

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...

2014-01-22 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...

2013-02-10 23:01:13

Two women's organization work together to empower girls and women and promote peace and dignity for all. Baltimore (PRWEB) February 10, 2013 Girl Scouts of Central Maryland (GSCM) and the YWCA Greater Baltimore have partnered to create a Racial Justice patch packet for girls in grades 4-10. As girls complete the activities associated with earning the patch, they will gain an awareness of and the skills to combat racial injustice in their personal lives, community and country. Both...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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