AUGUST GIRL SCOUT SHOP PROMOTIONS
Stop by any of our four council shops to enjoy these promotions for Monday Markdowns!
EVERYTHING THAT YOUR GIRL NEEDS TO START HER GIRL SCOUT YEAR
Just like last year, we are taking the guess work out for you and putting together starter kits to get your daughter ready for her Girl Scout adventure! Starter kits include all the basic uniform components, The Girl’s Guide to Girl Scouting and a FREE bag! We also have a deluxe version of the starter kit that includes a Girl Scout T-shirt! Come shop our council stores today. Details and prices for the starter kits can be found below.
Our council shops are open Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m.- 5 p.m. and select Saturdays throughout the year.
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR EARLY BIRD WINNERS!
The following are the winners of the Early Bird drawing. Congratulations!
- Amanda Ross, Troop 02902, Service Unit 129
- Elizabeth Ann Louise McCarville, Troop 10568, Service Unit 134
- Mary Elizabeth Clements, Troop 20958, Service Unit 126
SUMMER CAMP HIGHLIGHTS
Girls across our council had a blast this summer at day and resident camp at Keyauwee Program Center, Camp Pisgah and Camp Ginger Cascades. Check out all the great photos of summer fun on our camp Facebook pages! One special highlight of the summer was a visit by Time Warner News to Circle C Ranch, where they ran a special on our Mounted Archery programs. If you haven’t seen the broadcast, check out this link!
SERVICE CENTER AND SHOPS CLOSED
The service centers and shops are also closed on Monday, September 5 in observance of Labor Day. We will resume regular business hours at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, September 6.
SAVE THE DATE ~ GIRL SCOUT NATIONAL CONVENTION 2017
Ever wanted to party with 8,000 Girl Scouts? Of course you have! And now’s your chance, save the date for the 2017 Girl Scout Convention in Columbus, Ohio, October 4–8! Columbus is a vibrant city with a wide range of fun activities, shopping, professional sports teams, and great food all close to the Greater Columbus Convention Center where our convention will be held.
Columbus is home to the The Ohio State University and Big Ten sports, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, and the Center of Science and Industry (COSI) where more than one million Girl Scouts have participated in the COSI Camp-In over the years.
There’s always something fun happening in our capital city, and in October 2017, that fun will be the Girl Scout National Convention. Stay tuned for more information and details as the date gets closer. Not sure what happens at a National Convention? Check out highlights from the 2014 Convention and mark your calendars now to join us in Columbus in 2017!
SUBMIT YOUR TROOP STORY IDEAS
Our marketing/communications team is looking for specific troop story ideas.
- Girl Scout troops who are graduating from high school and have been in the program for 10+ years.
- Girl Scout leaders who can talk about their troop experiences for back-to-school/troop promotions for this coming fall.
Please e-mail your name, daytime phone number, e-mail address, troop number and 2-3 sentences of your interest with some specific examples to support the story ideas above.
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR BLING YOUR BOOTH WINNERS!
Congratulations to our Bling Your Booth winners listed below. Photos can be viewed on our Facebook page.
- Region 1 – Troop 02681, SU 110
- Region 2 – Troop 02703, SU 115
- Region 3 – No entries
- Region 4 – Troop 01875, SU 126
- Region 5 – Troop 12367, SU 130
- Region 6 – No entries
- Region 7 – Troop 02600, SU 140
- Region 8 – Troop 01293, SU 157
- Region 9 – Troop 40839, SU 142
- Region 10 – Troop 12988, SU 148
- Region 11 – Troop 02155, SU 145
- Overall Winner – Troop 12416, SU 153
APRIL GIRL SCOUT SHOP PROMOTIONS
Stop by any of our four council shops to enjoy these April promotions for Monday Markdowns.
PARTNERSHIP FOR GIRLS – DREAM BIG
Partnership for Girls Part II begins on May 1. Please contact Karen Bell Chandler or call 336-369-7451 for more information or to sign up your troop. This is a Dream Big Opportunity for troops who want to travel or have a huge community project that needs funding. Check out our new flyer and share the dream of Girl Scouts!
2016 GIRL SCOUT COOKIE BUY 5 WINNERS
Congratulations to the following Buy 5 winners, who each won a year’s supply of cookies and each Girl Scout who submitted the winning entry and won a $10 council shop gift card.
- Asheville Winner – Elaine Stevens sold by Girl Scout Alissa Ehrenkaufer, Troop 12693
- Gastonia Winner – Traci Horne sold by Girl Scout Anna Miller, Troop 02103
- Hickory Winner – Glen Ramsey sold by Girl Scout Grace Blackwelder, Troop 01947
- Triad Winner – Kayla Mellor sold by Girl Scout Savannah Dowtin, Troop 02209
TAKE ACTION: TELL CONGRESS TO SUPPORT A BILL HONORING GIRL SCOUTS AND THE GOLD AWARD
Last week in Congress, a resolution was introduced celebrating Girl Scouts’ 104th birthday and the centennial of the Gold Award, the highest award in Girl Scouts. We encourage you to reach out to your members of Congress to cosponsor the legislation and show their support for Girl Scouts in North Carolina and around the country. As you know, it was this month in 1912 when Juliette Gordon Low founded the first Girl Scout troop with just 18 girls. Over 100 years later, more than 59 million American women are Girl Scout alumnae, and the program currently serves nearly two million girls. Roughly 5% of Girl Scouts receive the Girl Scout Gold Award. For a century, the Gold Award has inspired girls to find greatness inside themselves and share their ideas and passions with their communities. Take Action Now! Honor Girl Scouts and 100 years of the Gold Award.