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Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania (GSWPA) was notified on Wednesday, July 29, 2009 that an 18 year old unit counselor at Camp Redwing (Renfrew, PA) who was sent home sick on Friday, July 24 was diagnosed with a confirmed case of H1N1 flu.
Erie – Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania’s Erie Awards of Distinction Luncheon will be held on Friday, September 18, 2009 from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Bayfront Convention Center.
Girl Scouts from across the nation converge on Pittsburgh to participate in Click!, a spy school for girls.
Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania will offer the Go Geo! program Saturday, August 8 through Wednesday, August 12, 2009 at Camp Roy Weller in Bruceton Mills, WV. This GSUSA grant-funded program is offered free of charge to girls in grades 6-10 who reside in Westmoreland County.
Jean Briancesco, Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania’s Chief Operations Officer, announces her retirement after nearly 30 years of service to the organization.
Girl Scout Appreciation Week is part of a two-month, licensed promotion with Dairy Queen that includes the introduction of the new Girl Scouts Tagalongs® Peanut Butter Patties Blizzard Treat as the July Blizzard of the Month and the return of the Girl Scouts Thin Mint Cookie Blizzard in August.
As Girl Scout camp programs are in full gear, questions regarding H1N1 Influenza (Swine Flu) can be expected to increase. Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania (GSWPA) is monitoring the situation closely and taking appropriate steps based on guidelines established by the local health department and the Center for Disease Control (CDC). The safety of girls is the top priority of the council. GSWPA is taking the necessary steps to ensure camper’s health and welfare.
Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania will hold its inaugural golf tournament on Thursday, July 30, 2009 at Arnold Palmer’s Latrobe Country Club. The tournament will consist of an 18-hole scramble with shotgun start at 1 p.m. followed promptly by dinner and a silent auction. All proceeds support the girl program opportunities of Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania.
Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania is partnering with families in the region to give girls the leading edge in school and with their peers through the “Follow the Reader” family reading project.
Over 5,000 teens, volunteers, staff, alumnae and friends have joined the Girl Scouts Advocacy Network to champion legislation and educate policy makers about issues affecting girls.