(Pittsburgh, PA) On March 20, 2010, the Board of Directors for Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania accepted a recommendation of a program and property task group to divest of six camp properties. The council began a long-range plan and study in 2009 to review the usage and program potential of its 15 council-owned camp properties.
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 - The 2010 Awards of Distinction Dinner will be held on Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at 6 p.m. at the Omni William Penn Hotel in Pittsburgh, PA.
Troops 44003 from Mans Choice, 40078 from Johnstown, 30715 from Tionesta, 10301 from New Castle, 53548 from Washington, 50999 from Cheswick and 30200 and 30353, both from Erie, were identified by Secret Shoppers for holding a successful booth sales during the 2010 Girl Scout Cookie Sale program.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania’s Alumnae Association host a Cookies & Cocktails Happy Hour for adult alumnae, business professionals and other friends on Wednesday, April 21 from 5 – 7 p.m. at the OTB Bicycle Café located at 2518 E. Carson Street on Pittsburgh’s Southside.
Greensburg, PA – Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania (GSWPA) has been awarded a grant from The Greensburg Foundation Fund of the Community Foundation of Westmoreland County.
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.
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.
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.