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  • Apr 11, 2011

    Girl Scout Volunteer Recognition Week

    Girl Scout Volunteer Recognition Week is April 10-17, and we need your help to thank the special Girl Scout volunteers who take the time to help our girls become the leaders of tomorrow! Here are just a few suggestions for ways you can celebrate your Service Unit Manager, Service Unit Team and Troop Volunteers:

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  • Apr 04, 2011

    GSWPA Announces 34th Annual Awards of Distinction Honorees

    Join Honorary Chair, Joyce Murtha, to honor the community’s leaders at the 34th Annual Girl Scout Awards of Distinction Dinner on Monday, May 2 at 6 p.m. at the Sunnehanna Country Club in Johnstown. Tickets and sponsorships are still available.

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  • Mar 23, 2011

    GSWPA Hiring for Summer Camp Positions

    Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania (GSWPA) is seeking outgoing individuals, with a desire to work outdoors, for employment opportunities at summer camp. GSWPA camps are: Camp Elliott in Lawrence County; Camp Redwing in Butler County; Camp Hawthorne Ridge in Erie County; Camp Conshatawba in Cambria County; Camp Skymeadow in Armstrong County; and Camp Singing Hills in Venango County.

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  • Mar 22, 2011

    GSWPA Hosts Conference for Teen Girls

    Girls in grades 6-12 are invited to Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania’s premier teen leadership conference, It’s Your Future–Dream It! This day-long event is designed to empower girls, expose them to new ideas, and equip with them with the skills necessary to become the leaders of tomorrow.

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  • Feb 23, 2011

    Find a Cookie Booth Sale Near You!

    Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania’s Cookie Program is in full gear, with booth sales starting on Feb. 25 and lasting through March 13. All eight varieties of Girl Scout Cookies are being sold for $3.50 a box.

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  • Feb 08, 2011

    CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: 2011 Awards of Distinction

    Pittsburgh, PA - What Woman or Girl has Made a Difference in Your Community? Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania is now accepting nominations for the 2011 Awards of Distinction Event. The Awards of Distinction recognizes outstanding community leaders and creates a forum to highlight Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania’s message and mission. Exceptional females will be honored in two categories: Woman of Distinction and Girl of Distinction.

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  • Jan 31, 2011

    Little Brownie Bakers Respond to Wall Street Journal Article

    Little Brownie Bakers is pleased to provide the following facts to clarify and, in some cases, correct information that recently appeared in a Wall Street Journal article, January 27th, regarding the Super Six pilot program.

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  • Jan 28, 2011

    Find Girl Scout Cookies® on your mobile phone!

    Introducing Cookie Locator for iPhone® and Android™ Now your favorite Girl Scout Cookies® are just an app away!

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  • Jan 24, 2011

    Girl Scouts Announce the Release of the Latest Girl Scout Leadership Journey

    NEW YORK, N.Y. — Girl Scouts of the USA and Dove®, the leading personal care brand, partner to deliver Girl Scout leadership and self-esteem programming to millions of girls nationwide and abroad with the release of the latest Girl Scout leadership journey It's Your Story—Tell It! It's Your Story—Tell It! uses a storytelling theme in a fun and relevant way for girls to better understand themselves and their potential. “Through girls hearing stories, sharing their stories, trying out new roles and creating their own stories, they gain confidence and see that they can make a difference in their own lives and the lives of others” says Andrea Bastiani Archibald, Ph.D. Developmental Psychologist at Girl Scouts of the USA. Building a strong sense of self is an underlying goal of the series, which was made possible in part by a generous grant from Dove.

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  • Jan 12, 2011

    Safety While Selling Girl Scout Cookies

    In Girl Scouting, the safety and security of our girl members are our primary concern. This is why Girl Scouts have guidelines that must be followed when girls sell cookies. Girls learn and practice personal protection skills and work in conjunction with adults who provide supervision and guidance for all grade levels. Adults must accompany younger Girl Scouts when they are selling, taking orders for, or delivering products. Adults oversee older Girl Scouts; they must be aware of how, when, and where the girls are selling products; be on call when girls are participating in product sales and be able to contact girls in a timely manner; be in an automobile in the area; or be present with the girls. Supervision extends to any online activity. We immediately investigate and remedy any instances where those guidelines are not followed.

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