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: 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.
By Margaret Hartzell, Individual Giving Director “You camp?! You don’t look like you camp.” said a former coworker to me once when I mentioned an upcoming camping adventure. At first it surprised me. Does someone who camps look a certain way? Was it because I was a woman? Couldn’t I wear dresses and love the … Continue reading “I Camp too!”
By the Fund Development Team We're excited to welcome to our Girl Scout family Margaret Hartzell and Shinica Thomas, who will be serving as Individual Giving Directors on the Fund Development Team. Since highlighting diversification of funding in our Strategic Learning process, we have seen growth in the fund development arena. We are eager to … Continue reading Meet Our New Fund Development Team Members!
By Addie Moody, Fund Development Coordinator It’s “Back to Troop” time, and that means thousands of girls and their leaders across eastern and central North Carolina are in the process of planning a year of fun, adventure, and service. As a former membership director, I know how exciting this time of year is for … Continue reading I Can’t Wait to…Invest in Girls