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The Charlestown Troop 71320 making headlines!
December 9, 2010
The Charlestown Girl Scout Troop 71320 helped with a Toys for Tots event at Build-a-Bear and was featured on Fox 25 News as well as on the blog Thread for Youth Making a Difference
Ruth N. Bramson honored by women’s political caucus (Wicked Local Dover)
December 5, 2010
Chief Executive Officer of Girl Scouts of Eastern Mass., honored by the Massachusetts Women’s Political Caucus with the Abigail Adams Award.(see article)
Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts Receives "Agent of Change" Award
November 24, 2010
The Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts recieved Color Magazine’s All-Inclusive Awards - Agent Award 2010.
Wilmington Girl Scout mural leaves a legacy
November 4, 2010
One Wilmington High School senior, along with the support of her five friends, parents, and many other community members is leaving a lasting legacy for the town of Wilmington.
Ruth N. Bramson named by MWPC AS ABIGAIL ADAMS AWARDS HONOREE 2010
October 15, 2010
The Massachusetts Women's Political Caucus's Abigail Adams Award Ceremony was held October 7 at the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel to celebrate women who make a difference. Girl Scout CEO, Ruth N. Bramson was among the honorees. "Our honorees exemplify excellence and commitment to service. They have broken glass ceilings, been the first women to blaze a trail, and serve as significant role models for women everywhere as they take time in their professional careers and personal life to mentor a new generation of young women." said MWPC Board President, Lora Pellegrini. http://www.mwpc.org/news/featured.php
WBZ Wednesday's Child at Girl Scout Museum-Waltham
October 14, 2010
Our Girl Scout property and museum in Waltham were the setting for this week's WBZ Wednesday's Child segment with Jack Williams since the lovely girl featured is an active Girl Scout. We were very pleased to host folks at our property, showcase our Girl Scout heritage, and to partner with WBZ and MARE.
Girl Scout Mom Advocates for Reform
October 4, 2010
Darcy Rubino joins the CEO Volunteer Advisory Committee to advocate for girls with disabilities. (North Andover Citizen)
Local High Schoolers Received President’s Volunteer Service Gold Award
October 1, 2010
The President's Council on Service and Civic Participation was established in 2003 to recognize the valuable contributions volunteers are making in our communities and to encourage more people to serve. The Council created the President’s Volunteer Service Award program as a way to thank and honor Americans who, by their demonstrated commitment and example, inspire others to engage in volunteer service.
Recently, three Reading Girl Scouts who are all freshman at Reading Memorial High School were recognized by the President’s Council for their community service efforts. Kasey Cook, Mary Kate Kelley and Grace Stroman all received the Gold Award in recognition of more than 100 hours of community service in the past twelve months. The young ladies could be found in so many different venues around Reading as they earned the award. You might have seen them tending for an Adopt an Island, tutoring at the middle school, helping to host the Teacher Appreciation Breakfast, Running the Hoops for Heart Program, working at their churches, volunteering at the library, helping the Rotary Club, or volunteering as part of Reading Girl Scouts, to name a few.
The scouts were honored at a ceremony during a recent Girl Scout event held in Plymouth, MA. Younger scouts from Reading were honored to be able to make the presentations of the Gold Awards to the older scouts. In the upcoming twelve months, Cook, Kelley and Stroman will continue their community service efforts and hope that other youngsters in Reading will join them. Children as young as five years old can earn the award.
According to the President’s Council, recognizing and honoring volunteers sets a standard for service, encourages a sustained commitment to civic participation, and inspires others to make service a central part of their lives. The President’s Volunteer Service Award recognizes individuals, families, and groups that have achieved a certain standard – measured by the number of hours of service over a 12-month period or during their entire lifetime.
Boston Business Journal Features Leading Man
September 21, 2010
The Boston Business Journal did a nice piece on our Leading Man in a Supporting Role that is presented every year at our Leading Women Awards event. Read the article and do not forget to register for this year's event on November 9th.
Gearing Up for Fall Recruitment
September 15, 2010
Fall has arrived and so has Girl Scout sign-up. Check out some great articles on our fall recruitment events: Country Gazette, Hingham Journal, Hudson Sun and Old Colony Memorial! Looking for a recruitment event in your community. Look now for an event near you as of Thurs., Oct. 7 Events by Date or Events by Town.