Lifelong Girl Scout Celebrates 80 Years of Building Confidence, Courage, And Character

In 1937, Lois “Lofi” Hirschman joined Girl Scouts when she was just 10 years old. Growing up with a learning disability, Lofi found it difficult to fit in during sports, dance, and school. But after joining Girl Scouts, she found her “safe place,” a judgement-free zone where she has continued to fully embrace the Girl … Continue reading Lifelong Girl Scout Celebrates 80 Years of Building Confidence, Courage, And Character

June Commemorative Celebrations

Summer is here and it is time to celebrate Zoo and Aquarium Month, Music Day, and more! There are activities for you to do as a troop or as a family. Bring on the heat and the commemorative celebration activities! Zoo and Aquarium Month Kickoff your summer by celebrating animals and places you can visit … Continue reading June Commemorative Celebrations

Girl Scouts Attend Cookies’ N Milk Event

Studies have consistently shown that one of the most effective ways to boost a nation’s economic output, enhance productivity, and improve the overall vibrancy of society is to invest in the leadership capabilities of girls and women. On April 26, Girl Scouts from across North Carolina headed downtown to the North Carolina General Assembly for … Continue reading Girl Scouts Attend Cookies’ N Milk Event

Leaders of Today and Tomorrow

By Kathy Higgins, President, BCBSNC Foundation and VP Corporate Affairs, Blue Cross Blue Shield North Carolina For more than 80 years, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina has recognized the power of girls through our sponsorship of the Girl Scout Gold Awards, the highest honor in Girl Scouting. This year, our organization was … Continue reading Leaders of Today and Tomorrow

Johnston County Anti-Bullying PSA

By: Jodi Gilbert, Communications Director Girls Scouts build girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place and that is exactly what Girl Scout Troop #1397 from Johnston County showcased when they created an Anti-Bullying PSA. As victims of various bullying attempts themselves, the girls wanted to generate awareness and show … Continue reading Johnston County Anti-Bullying PSA