Honoring a Girl Scout’s legacy — community, leadership, and friendship

The old refrain from a well-known, often-sung Girl Scout song plays softly in the background of my thoughts… “Make new friends, but keep the old. One is silver and the other’s gold.” My gold friend of nearly 20 years, Kathi Overley, left this world, leaving behind a rich legacy of community service, leadership, and friendship. Read More …

Art for charity earns Bella the title of Rising Star

When was your first Girl Scout experience? Bella, now a Senior, began as a Daisy in first grade. Now, she’s an individually registered Girl Scout and one of Sunny95’s Rising Stars. The honor of Rising Star is earned by an outstanding young person making a difference in their community. As a Rising Star, Bella was Read More …

Be someone’s hero – be a Girl Scout Troop Leader

Isn’t it amazing, through all the stages of one’s life, the ups and the downs, there’s always something that a person holds onto, physically and emotionally, something that makes the person who they are. For me, it has been scouting. From my first Brownie patch in 1976 to my last patch as a girl in Read More …

Three Reasons to Be a G.I.R.L. Advocate

When you’re a G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™, you’re confident, courageous, and ready to start conversations in your community. You’re ready to rise to the occasion, overcome challenges, and grow in the process. When you’re a G.I.R.L., you’re ready to make an impact on the world and the future. A G.I.R.L. is stronger when she Read More …

We are Girl Scouts and we are proud – 2017 totally wowed!

In 2017… We climbed higher. We took more risks. We made more friends. We changed the world. The year is coming to an end, but it’s not too late to celebrate all our council and Girl Scouts accomplished in 2017. The 2018 Cookie Program starts on January 13. Our first ever Community Tree Tappers Maple Read More …