Happy National Volunteer Appreciation Month, Girl Scouts! At Girl Scouts, our volunteers make it possible for us to build girls of courage, confidence and character every day—and we couldn’t be more grateful! They encourage girls to step outside their comfort zone with their dedication to helping girls unleash their inner G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader). Whether it's accompanying girls … Continue reading The Impact of a Volunteer
It's that time of year again, Girl Scouts! Early bird registration for the 2019-20 program year kicks off on April 1st. With all of the great things our G.I.R.L.s (Go-getters, Risk-takers, Leaders) have accomplished this year, we cannot wait to see what they do with the next! Girl Scout members who renew between April 1st … Continue reading Early Bird Registration Incentives
In the face of natural disaster, Girl Scouts know what to do—whether it’s preparing for safety or helping others in the aftermath. That is exactly what many Girl Scouts did when Hurricane Florence made its way across our council’s 41 counties in mid-September. As our Girl Scouts used their preparedness skills to gear up for … Continue reading Coming Together for Hurricane Florence
By Amanda Nunn, Co-Leader Troop 1381 Diane Pomper was a woman of quiet courage, advocate for young girls and women, infectious love, steadfast resilience, and teacher of many. Diane had a calmness all the days that I knew her. I did not say years, but days. The reason for this statement, Diane did not sway … Continue reading Remembering a Champion for Girls: Diane Pomper
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!