HEADER OF HOT TOPICS

JULY 16-AUGUST 2, 2011

GIRL SCOUT EVENT LINKS

 

 SKATE FOR SCHOOL SUPPLIES

BAKERSFIELD

AUGUST 3

     

TAKE ME OUT 

TO THE BLAZE GAME

OVERNIGHT, BAKERSFIELD

AUGUST 19-20

  

CITY AFTER DARK

BAKERSFIELD

AUGUST 19-20 

 

JEWELRY WORKSHOP

BAKERSFIELD

SEPTEMBER 3

 

GIRL SCOUTS 

BAKERSFIELD OFFICE

5:30pm-6:30pm

SEPTEMBER 12 

 

 

 

GOLD MINE STORES

Gold Mine Stores in Bakersfield and Fresno will be closed September 3-8, to honor the holiday weekend and conduct inventory; re-opening September 9.  We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

 

 

 

 WE'RE INVITED 

 

UNITED WAY DAY OF CARING

KINGS COUNTY

AUGUST 5

REGISTRATION FORM

Volunteer for short term, last minute projects: SOS VOLUNTEER SIGN UP

 

FRIENDSHIP HOUSE

BAKERSFIELD

AUGUST 18

 

UNITED WAY DAY OF CARING FRESNO

SEPTEMBER 3

 

KIDS COOK-OFF

 VISALIA

SEPTEMBER 24

GSCCS will have a booth!

 

 

Photos needed

See your Troop's photo in print, including the 100th Anniversary Calendar of Events, on the website, or in Hot Topics! Submit photos for consideration with first names, date, place of event, and description to clollar@girlscoutsccs.org

 

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 SPECIAL THANKS...

to interns Ashley Wiedman Loyd and Alex Hart for their work on this issue of Hot Topics. 

 

 

  

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Cookie Classic Golf Tournament 

September 9

Cookie Classic Fresno Lexus 

-   Shotgun start 12:30

-   Eagle Springs Golf Course

-   Hole-in-one prizes valued 

     at over $50,000

-   Silent auction

-   Lunch and dinner by 

     Tahoe Joe's  

 

2011 SPONSORS

FRESNO LEXUS,

SHOWN HERE AT THE 2009 TOURNAMENT 


COOKIE CLASSIC FLYER 
  
          TROOPS, BUY A TEE SIGN

SPONSOR OR BUY A TICKET ON-LINE

Women Inspiring Girls Fresno, June 2

WIGS COLLAGE The Women Inspiring Girls' Luncheon in Fresno was held June 2, and "honors three dynamic women who have distinguished themselves through exemplary achievements in the community, in their professions, and as role models for girls."  They were: Susan Early, Debi Hergenrader, and Sherriff Margaret Mims. The event was held at the Roger Rocka's Theatre. 

The Kern Women Inspiring Girls luncheon will be held in Bakersfield October 7, honoring Virginia Moorhouse, Robin Mangarin, and Irma Carson.

SPONSORSHIPS/TICKETS 

 

Kaiser funds Healthy Eating - Fit for Life

   We are very grateful to Kaiser Permanente who has awarded our Council a grant to fund the work of our Outreach Program "Healthy Eating - Fit for Life," serving girls in underserved areas of Fresno, Madera, and Kings Counties. Kaiser Permanente's social mission is to improve the health of communities they serve. "We recognize the great work that your organization provides In helping to achieve this goal," said Ivonne Der Torosian, MM/PA, Community Benefit/Community Health Manager, of Kaiser Permanente Public Affairs Department.  

KAISER PERMANENTE

Together we make Girl Scouts a success

 

gsccs bling

SISTER TO SISTER, WAYS TO GIVE 

Donate $15 or more at our Gold Mine Stores and receive an iron-on GSCCS "bling" for your favorite shirt, tote, or jacket! See the

many ways to give, including how you can donate to honor or commemorate others.

GIVING SISTER TO SISTER

Girl Scouts celebrate last Potter film
HOSTESS GEORGE-ANA AND HER WAND WIELDING GUESTS
 

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Girl Scouts enjoyed an evening of theatrical fun at the Bakersfield office. Many came in costume and all enjoyed the amazing decor (courtesy of Troop Leader Helen Alanzo) and symbolic surprises at every corner.

Trainings coming soon

Don't miss these fun and informational trainings coming soon. Watch for the newly updated Training Calendar is  the next Hot Topics. For more information call Training Specialist Michelle Loyd at 800-490-8653 x 200 or  mloyd@girlscoutsccs.org.

VOLUNTEER CAROUSEL 

 UPCOMING TRAININGS          ENRICHMENT FOR LEADERS

Local Scout visits founder's birthplace 

Juliette Low mom and scout

Girl Scout Callie from Troop 2719, Service Unit 626, recently visited the birthplace of Juliette "Daisy" Gordon Low, the founder of Girl Scouts on the trip with her mother (and Troop Leader) Nancy McCafery. The pair made it a point to visit the historic landmark while in Savannah, Georgia visiting family. "Callie liked that Juliette was an artist and loved touring her home, seeing family portraits and original artwork, including sculptures and metal works," said Nancy.

Juliette Low House Troop 2719

AgriNation, September 23, at Vossler Farm
Mark your calendars for the second annual AgriNation in Visalia!  Get lost having loads of fun in the infamous corn maze, take a hay ride,  and enjoy a photo opp in the cut-outs at the pumpkin patch. Get agriculture information at story time, stop at the booths, and indulge yourself with a hot dog!  Please return the registration listing who will be attending including friends and family of all ages. 400 Girl Scouts and their families attended last year, be sure to purchase your tickets soon!  We look forward to seeing you there! The event will take place 6:00pm to 10:00pm.                                                                              AGRINATION
Staff news

OPENING: PRODUCT SALES SPECIALIST - BAKERSFIELD
JOB DESCRIPTION, or visit our WEBSITE.
 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR GOLD MINE STORES

Volunteers are needed to assist in the Fresno and Bakersfield stores during special events, staff vacations, lunch shifts, and as needed.  Enthusiastic, energetic individuals are welcome!  If interested, please contact Retail Store Manager Pam Compton at 559-291-5078, x 144 or pcompton@girlscoutsccs.org.

 

OFFICE VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

In the Bakersfield office volunteers are needed with e-marketing, data entry, research, and miscellaneous clerical support. Contact Coordinator of Grants and Community Development, Christine Lollar at clollar@girlscoutsccs.org or 661-327-1409 x 205.

Volunteers are needed to assist in the Fresno office with data entry and miscellaneous clerical support. If interested, please contact Fund Development Administrative Assistant Tina McCallister-Boothe, tboothe@girlscoutsccs.org or 800-490-8653 x 136.   

Link of interest

 

HEALTHY MEDIA ACT TO FUND GRANTS AND RESEARCH

Actress Geena Davis recently endorsed the "Healthy Media for Youth Act," encouraging healthy media images of women. The bill will provide grants to educate youth about media and fund research about its effects on girls, such as super skinny models, unequal ratio of male vs. female characters (only 27 percent of the speaking characters are female.) SOURCE: THE WASHINGTON EXAMINER

HEALTHY MEDIA FOR YOUTH ACT 

Biggest Loser Brain Training- LearningRx:

Biggest loser Learning RX

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