Press Releases

  • Apr 05, 2010

    Girl Scouts Receive Grant from Greensburg Foundation Fund

    Greensburg, PA – Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania (GSWPA) has been awarded a grant from The Greensburg Foundation Fund of the Community Foundation of Westmoreland County.

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  • Apr 02, 2010

    Receives Disney Friends for Change Grant

    Pittsburgh, PA – Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania (GSWPA) has received a $500 grant through the Disney Friends for Change Program. Funds from this grant will be used to purchase two rain barrels and one large capacity composter for environmental action projects at Camp Redwing in Butler County.

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  • Mar 26, 2010

    GSWPA Annual Meeting

    This year’s Annual Meeting will be conducted at nine (9) locations, running simultaneously and connected via web-based technology on Saturday, April 17, 2010. Registration is from 8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.; the meeting begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 12:30 p.m.

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  • Mar 25, 2010

    Receives Funding Through Operation Weed and Seed

    Pittsburgh, PA - Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania (GSWPA) has received $3,780 in funding through Operation Weed and Seed to deliver its “Healthy Living Sampler” program to 100 girls in West Pittsburgh (Chartiers City, Crafton Heights, Elliott, Esplen, Fairywood, Sheraden, West End and Windgap). Operation Weed and Seed is a partnership of Mayor Luke Ravenstahl, the U.S. Attorney for Western Pennsylvania and community stakeholders in federally-designated Weed and Seed sites.

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  • Mar 23, 2010

    GSWPA Terminates Lease at Camp Birdsall Edey

    Warren, PA – Citing health and safety issues uncovered in a recent property assessment, Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania has terminated its lease of property at Camp Birdsall Edey in the Allegheny National Forest in Warren County effective January, 2010. This joint decision was made in conjunction with representatives from the U.S. Forest Service.

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  • Mar 05, 2010

    GSWPA Celebrates Girl Scout Week

    Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania joins Girl Scouts around the country to make the world a better place as we celebrate Girl Scout Week and the 98th anniversary of Girl Scouts from March 7-13. More than three million girls in the United States and more than 35,000 girls in Western Pennsylvania are discovering their path to leadership through Girl Scouts.

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  • Feb 26, 2010

    Little Brownie Baker Updated Information – February 26, 2010

    The following is being provided to clarify reports on Lemon Chalet Crème cookies:

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  • Feb 26, 2010

    Teenage Girls Have Mixed Feeling About the Fashion Industry

    Pittsburgh, PA – The increased scrutiny of the fashion industry and its use of ultra-thin models isn’t without validation, as nearly 9 in 10 American teenage girls say that the fashion industry is at least partially responsible for “girls’ obsession with being skinny,” according to a national survey released this month by the Girl Scouts of the USA.

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  • Feb 24, 2010

    Lemon Chalet Crèmes™ Cookies Information

    Little Brownie Bakers recently received a few contacts from consumers informing us of an off taste and smell from certain packages of Lemon Chalet Crème cookies. We immediately took the precautionary step of testing product samples. We determined that while the cookies are safe for consumers to eat, they are not up to our quality standards.

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  • Feb 19, 2010

    Girl Scout Cookies - Best Bytes

    What goes better than Girl Scout cookies and milk? Girl Scouts and computers. For that reason, Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania is providing new online marketing tools to help girls add an even greater competitive edge to their sales techniques.

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