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Happy Anniversary

Girl Scouts Rock the Hoover Dam!
Hoover Dam Aerial Shot
More than 1,000 Girl Scouts rocked the Hoover Dam Saturday in a bridging ceremony to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Girl Scouts of the U.S.A. Girls traded decade inspired Girl Scout  S.W.A.P.S. (Special Whatchamacallits Affectionately Pinned Somewhere), ate pancakes, walked the green carpet, and  participated in a sing-a-long that included a rousing version of Happy Birthday.

A short ceremony honored the Girl Scouts local past, paying homage to its early beginnings, April 14, 1932, in Boulder City, during the construction of the Hoover Dam. As the girls began
their trek across the Hoover Dam, the crowd came to a fever pitch chanting "Rock the Dam! Rock the Dam!" An aerial photo was taken of the group courtesy of Papillon Helicopters and
photographer Frank Carroll.

To see pictures from this event and more, visit

Hoover Dam Goes Green
Hoover Dam Goes Green
In addition to the spectacular event on Saturday, the Bureau of Reclamation has also agreed to turn the lights of the Dam green for Girl Scout Week March 10 - 17.

On Girl Scouts Anniversary, Monday, March 12, more than 100 girls and their families turned out for the lighting ceremony. At 7:12 p.m. (1912 military time) the crowd sang Happy Birthday to Girl Scouts followed by a 10 second countdown and the Dam was lit green with the Girls Scout logo. The Dam will remain lit green each evening through March 17.

Girls in Action!
Troop 138 receives national recognition!  

Troop 138 
Congratulations to Troop 138 in Henderson, Nevada! This group of Daisies, Brownies and Juniors won Girl Scouts of the USA's Girls Speak Out contest! They created a PSA on the theme: "What do you want the next 100 years to be like for girls?"


What was Troop 138's answer? Here's a hint: It's so bright, it makes them want to dance. Take a look.  


Girl Scout Troop 138 also became stars this weekend as they starred in the professional version of their winning PSA for Girl Scouts of the USA. To see more photos from the shoot visit our  Facebook page

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March 2012

In This Issue
100th Anniversary
Rock the Dam!
Hoover Dam Goes Green
Girls in Action!
Volunteer/Alumnae Events
Girl Scout Night with the Las Vegas 51s
Give the Gift of Girl Scouts

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In The News


3/12 - Girl Scouts a Milestone: Happy 100 Anniversary!
Los Angeles Times


3/11 - Girl Scouts Rocked the Hoover Dam in Celebration of 100th Anniversary!
Yahoo! news


3/11 - Girl Scouts 'Rock the Dam"
Review Journal


3/6 - Girl Scouts plan celebrations for reaching 100-year milestone

View News


3/1 - Girl Scouts Invade Hoover Dam for Anniversary Party

8 News Now


 March - There's never been a better time to be a Girl Scout!

Parent's Guide


March - Cover Story

Parent's Guide


March - Girl Scouts

Desert Companion


2/28 - Centennial Hills Girl Scout slated for billboard fame

Centennial View Newspaper


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