girl scouts

Emily Bulger, Maddy Hudlow, Kiah Mathiason and Grace Rootness, all members of Rockford Cadette Girl Scout troop 11025, recently completed a community service project to fulfill the requirements of the Girl Scout Silver Award, the highest award a Cadette can earn. The mission of the Silver Award project is to help girls learn about themselves and the world around them, gain [...]

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In March, Girl Scouts from Rockford Junior Troop 13725 pooled their creative resources and created 33 “birth kits” for expectant mothers in Liberia that will be delivered by an outreach program traveling to Africa this month. The kits included zip-lock bags, soap, examination gloves, receiving blankets, cotton string, razor blades and other necessary items.

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Mark your calendars and come out Saturday, Dec. 8, between 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Rockford Fire Station for the Rockford Girl Scouts’ annual Children’s Craft Sale. Nothing is priced over $4. Girl Scout “elves” will be available to help little ones shop for that someone special. Kids and scouts shop until noon, [...]

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Girl Scouts gathered together Oct. 13 to clean up the local watershed. The Centennial Day of Service: 2012 Take Action Project was designed to remove 20,000 pounds of phosphorus, prevent 10 million pounds of algae growth and save $6 million in clean-up costs in one day. Troops across the 49 counties of the Girl Scouts [...]

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Learn about Girl Scouting – from camp to cookies, events to badges – on Monday, Sept. 24, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at “New Member Night” at Our Father’s Lutheran Church in Rockford. There are many ways to get involved in scouting. Take this opportunity to find out all about the benefits of this organization [...]

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