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  • It's Girl Scout Cookie Time in the News!

    March 11, 2011

    (watch the NECN Quiz show)
    (read the Hopkinton Independent)
    (read the Jamaica Plain Citizen)




    Kingston Brownies get a real treat

    March 3, 2011

    Kingston Brownie Troop 80354

    Kingston Brownie Troop 80354 visited Sugar Plum Bakery as part of earning their Cookies Count Try-it badge. They were given a tour of the bakery and asked the bakers questions. The girls were very excited to meet Joanna Lyons who recently competed on the TLC TV show The Next Great Baker. They also decorated their own cookies as a yummy treat.




    Girl Scouts' award-winning bread helps homeless

    February 18, 2011

    Wareham troop makes bread

    All Girl Scouts are known for Thin Mints and Tagalongs, but Wareham's Troop 81794 has been recognized for another culinary creation: cranberry bread.

    The Troop has been making the recipe, called "Zesty, Zingy Cranberry Bread," during the holiday season for three years. This past year, the girls donated more than a dozen loaves to St. Patrick's church, and helped serve the bread to Wareham's homeless during one of the church's dinners.

    Read the full story in the Warham Week.




    Ruth N. Bramson Appointed to Governor's STEM Operation Board

    February 18, 2011

    Ruth N. Bramson, CEO, GSEM, has been appointed to the newly formed Massachusetts Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Operation Board.
    Read the Dover Sherborn article.




    What did you do for World Thinking Day?

    February 17, 2011

    World Thinking Day

    Each year World Thinking day is celebrated by girls across the globe on February 22. This year's theme is Millennium Development Goal 3: gender equality and empowering women.

    The mission of Girl Scouts and the focus for World Thinking Day 2011, is empowering girls to change our world. Troops across Eastern Massachusetts are exploring cultures and traditions in different countries, for example Troop 72371 in Ashland coordinated an International day where Girl Scouts performed an El Salvadorian dance, an Italian Skit, an Indian Baliwood dance and offered tasty treats such as croissants from a French booth.

    More thank thirteen troops from Natick hosted an international day, transforming the Elks Lodge into a little piece of Greece, Egypt, France and Switzerland. The Girls performed traditional dances, served delicacies such as Baklava, pita chips and educated those attending the event on the country they chose to study.

    Wareham Troops educated the community on different traditions celebrated in Australia, France and Ireland.

    Charlestown held their celebration on March 2nd. Those who participated in the festivities included Brownies, Juniors and Caddettes. Countries studied included Argentina, India, China, Cameroon and The Congo to name a few. The festivities had more than 100 guests.

    What did your troop do for World Thinking Day?




    Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts are World Thinkers

    February 17, 2011

    Each year World Thinking day is celebrated by girls across the globe on February 22.

    Wareham studied different cultures.
    Ashland showcased different dances.
    Natick provided delicious treats.




    Girl Scout Cookie Creation's Top Chefs are in the News

    February 17, 2011

    Top chefs from Boston, Plymouth and Danvers will go head-to-head to create the best Girl Scout Cookie Creation.
    (read the North Andover Citizen article)
    (read the Boston Magazine article)
    (read the Brookline Tab article)
    (read the Marblehead Patch)




    Girl Scouts Attend Harvard Lecture on Equality

    February 16, 2011

    Harvard Women's Law Association event

    The Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts brought a lively contingent of Girl Scouts to attend a conference hosted by the Harvard Women's Law Association at Harvard Law School, titled "This is What Equality Looks Like: The World We Want for Women and Girls."

    Connie L. Lindsey, National Girl Scout USA, President presented as part of a "Equality for Girls" panel discussion at the Harvard Women's Law Association Conference. More than 20 local Girl Scouts had the chance to meet Lindsey and hear the compelling panel discussion.

    The panel focused on efforts to eliminate gender discrimination in the schools and on the streets for girls around the world as the best way to positively affect change.




    Movers and Shakers in the Metro West

    February 14, 2011

    The Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts recently appointed Girl Scout volunteer Nancy Alvarez Burdick of Hopkinton to its 2010-2011 CEO Volunteer Advisory Committee.
    Read the MetroWest Daily News article.




    Adaptability is Key in 2011

    January 24, 2011

    Ruth N. Bramson, CEO, Girl Scouts of Eastern Mass. writes an article for the Boston Business Journal on adaptability in a time of downsizing, lean staff and new complex technology.




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