October 2012
Week 2

Fall Opportunity Sale (FOS) 2012  

Orders are due TODAY for the Fall Opportunity Sale!     


Orders need to be placed in the Trophy Nut Order System TODAY, October 9. Click here for step-by-step order entry instructions or contact a Product Sales staff member for assistance.


If you have additional orders, after today, please contact a staff member to make arrangements to pick-up products at one of the FOS Cupboards. The FOS Cupboards will be located all of the Girl Scout Offices (Emporia, Garden City, Hays, Salina and Wichita) and in Hutchinson. Office Cupboards will be open October 26 through November 12, during regular business hours, and on Saturday, November 3 from 9 AM to 1 PM.  Some Office Cupboards will have additional hours, just check with the specific cupboard when calling to place your order. 


Spotlight on: 

Carol Wehmeyer, 

MVP Specialist in Southeast Kansas 

Get to know your council support       


Carol Wehmeyer My typical day at GSKH looks like thisBUSY, BUSY, BUSY! Customer service to volunteers is top priority so that the girls can experience Girl Scouting to the fullest - so I strive to have a good relationship with all of the volunteers in my area. 


I always try to understand where people coming from, and why they do things the way they do.   From this, I can incorporate each volunteer into a position on the LEAD Team that best fits him or her.


If I'm not here, you would find me: Outdoors!  Living in the country, there is always something outdoors to do.   On weekends, you find me helping my husband with chores on the farm.     But, there is time for fun too.  We enjoy taking a long cycle trip (that is, motorcycle) annually with a group of friends.   We just came back from Bryce Canyon.  Utah was beautiful!


Why I believe in Girl Scouts: I believe in Girl Scouts because through the GSLE (Girl Scout Leadership Experience) every girl develops life skills, discovers who she is and what she can do.  She learns that she can make a difference in the world around her.  And, the life-long friendships that are made along the way are priceless.


100 Hour Campfire in Parsons  

Wrapping up the 100th Year of Girl Scouting! 


To celebrate Girl Scouts 100th Year, Parsons Girl Scouts are having a 100 hour campfire, from Wednesday, October 24 to Sunday, October 28!  Troops are welcome to attend at anytime, and are invited to campout at the Parsons Girl Scout Little House. 


While camping, troops will participate in service by cleaning up the Little House, while also having fun with Girl Scout songs and games!  A special All Girl Scout Sing Along is scheduled for Saturday, October 27 from 2-4 p.m.  If you are interested in participating, please contact Becky Falke at (620) 421-2427 or .  Troops/groups are responsible for their own meals and camping equipment.


What is YOUR troop, group, or service unit planning this Fall?  If you are planning an activity, don't forget to use the Event-Series-Camp Planning Guide to help!


Upcoming For 


Oct 20

Make it Pop! 




Oct 24

Science Series! 



Oct 27

KMUW Media Series 




Oct 27

Weather Series 

Dodge City



Oct 27

 Money Counts 




See more on the Activities Calendar! 


Upcoming For Volunteers


Oct 21

First Aid & CPR 

Hill City


Oct 25

First Aid & CPR






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Jennifer Amrein
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