Thinking outside Box: beyond the traditional troop

By Ivonne Ibarra-Guajardo, Recruitment Director Cumberland County Juliette Gordon Low had a grand vision for girls when she gathered the first group of Girl Scouts together in 1912. At that time, world was a different place for girls. Many extracurricular activities for girls were simply not offered. Low wanted more for girls – she believed … Continue reading Thinking outside Box: beyond the traditional troop

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‘Thanks,’ Senator Barringer, for 45 years and counting…

By Samantha Herring, Communications & Marketing Intern Forty-Five years. That's how long North Carolina State Senator Tamara Barringer has been a Girl Scout. At this year’s annual meeting, Girl Scouts – NC Coastal Pines had the honor of presenting her with a 45-Year Membership Pin and also awarded her the Girl Scout Thanks Badge. The … Continue reading ‘Thanks,’ Senator Barringer, for 45 years and counting…

The First Lady’s call to action – Volunteer Today

Did you know that since 1917, every First Lady has served as Girl Scouts of the USA’s Honorary National President? It’s a tradition that began with First Lady Edith B. Wilson and dates back almost 100 years. Since then, each successive First Lady has served in this post. First Lady Michelle Obama knows the important … Continue reading The First Lady’s call to action – Volunteer Today

One hour, One day, One week, One year

By Betsy Wharton, Volunteer Services Director Have you ever wanted to make a difference in someone’s life? Becoming a Girl Scout volunteer can be one of the easiest and most rewarding opportunities that you are presented with. Contrary to popular belief, there are many ways to volunteer in the Girl Scout organization other than being … Continue reading One hour, One day, One week, One year