Press Releases

  • Apr 14, 2009

    Ashdon Farms Voluntary Recall of Girl Scouts Pistachios

    Ashdon Farms, Waukesha, WI, announced a voluntary recall on April 8, 2009 involving certain code dates of 7.5 oz Girl Scouts Pistachios packed in pop top cans. This recall is in response to the voluntary recall of pistachios announced by Setton Farms on April 6, 2009 as a result of possible Salmonella contamination.

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  • Apr 03, 2009

    Girl Scout Gold Award Ceremonies

    The Girl Scout Gold Award is the highest award that a Girl Scout Senior or Ambassador in grades 9-12 may earn. Someone once described the Girl Scout Gold Award as being "what you really want to be remembered for" in Girl Scouting. For many, the leadership skills, organizational skills, and sense of community and commitment that come from "going for the Gold" set the foundation for a lifetime of active citizenship.

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  • Mar 19, 2009

    Mentor-For-A-Day Job Shadowing Program - April 2, 2009

    Pittsburgh, PA – Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania’s Alumnae Association will partner with Getting to the Point, Inc, Pittsburgh’s premier independent relocation service, to sponsor the Mentor-For-A-Day Job Shadowing program.

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  • Mar 17, 2009

    The 32nd Annual Girl Scout Dinner

    Johnstown, PA – The 32nd Annual Girl Scout Dinner will be held on Monday, April 20, 2009 from 6 - 8 p.m. at Sunnehanna Country Club in Johnstown, PA. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Beverly Roberts-Atwater.

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  • Mar 13, 2009

    White House Council on Women and Girls

    Wednesday, March 11, 2009, President Obama signed an Executive Order to create the White House Council on Women and Girls to establish a coordinated federal response to issues that particularly impact the lives of women and girls.

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  • Mar 11, 2009

    Jenna Bekeny Selected as GSUSA 2009 National Girl Consultant

    Jenna Bekeny, daughter of Judy and Frank Bekeny of Erie, Pennsylvania, has been selected as a 2009 National Girl Consultant, serving as part of an advisory board to the Board of Directors and the staff of Girl Scouts of the USA.

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  • Mar 05, 2009

    Camp Hawthorne Ridge Open House

    Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania will hold a focus group at Camp Hawthorne Ridge on Saturday, March 28, 2009 from 10 a.m. to noon.

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  • Mar 05, 2009

    Camp Lend-A-Hand Open House

    Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania will hold a focus group at Camp Lend-A-Hand on Saturday, March 28, 2009 from 1-5 p.m.

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  • Mar 03, 2009

    Girl Scouts Celebrate Leadership During Girl Scout Week

    Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania joins Girl Scouts around the nation to make the world a better place and celebrate Girl Scout Week, March 8-14. The week honors the 97th anniversary of Girl Scouting in the United States, which falls on March 12.

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  • Feb 25, 2009

    Cookies & Cocktails Happy Hour for Girl Scout Alumnae & Friends

    Erie, Pennsylvania - With weeklong celebrations, Girl Scouts across the nation will commemorate the 97th birthday of Girl Scouting on Thursday, March 12, 2009.

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