By Lisa Conklin Strickland, Girl Scout Volunteer and Juliette Gordon Low Society Member A lifetime member of Girl Scouts, Lisa Strickland of Brunswick County, is one of the newest members of our Juliette Gordon Low Society to join the Movement-wide Planned Giving Challenge. We asked her about her background and why she chose to join … Continue reading Leaving a Green Legacy
Excerpt from remarks at the 2018 Annual Meeting By: Linda Foreman, GS-NCCP Board Member, Daisy Chain Member, and Juliette Gordon Low Society Member I believe one of the most important words in our Girl Scout vocabulary is YES. This short, powerful word is the essence of our commitment to girls. By virtue of being involved … Continue reading Girl Scouting is All About YES!
By Rachel Blackmon, Girl Scout and Camp Staff Alumna and Campership Fund Donor When I was 10 years old I went to Camp Mary Atkinson for a week of summer camp and HATED it. I was extremely homesick. Things like bugs, new food, and new people were all just too much for me. But then, thanks … Continue reading The Gift of a Summer Camp Experience
Every G.I.R.L. has big dreams for their future - this may include going to college and earning a degree. Unfortunately, college can seem out of sight of the realm of possibility for young women who are looking at all the tuition, fees, and cost of supplies that goes along with it. A degree is a … Continue reading How Girl Scouts are Making Dreams a Reality
By: Cecily Nisbet “Thirteen years of fun, challenge, and achievement” was how I described my time in Girl Scouts while attending the dedication of the National Girl Scouts Headquarters in New York City, 1993 – when GSUSA moved in to their new offices. When I joined Brownies as a second grader in 1980, little did … Continue reading Unleash her inner G.I.R.L.
For girls in Wayne County, the Community Troop experience is vital, providing supportive opportunities, positive adult role models and enrichment experiences that girls may not have access to at home, in their normal classroom environment or in their community. United Way of Wayne County has been providing critical support to these Community Troops for the … Continue reading Donor Spotlight: United Way of Wayne County