Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania (GSWPA) will conduct Early Bird/Spring Registration this year through June 30, 2009. Early Bird/Spring Registration ensures a girl’s place in the troop and helps leaders plan for the upcoming year.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania will hold a focus group at Camp Hawthorne Ridge on Saturday, March 28, 2009 from 10 a.m. to noon.
Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania will hold a focus group at Camp Lend-A-Hand on Saturday, March 28, 2009 from 1-5 p.m.
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.