|The Wait is Over!|
They are here! The Girl's Guide to Girl Scouting books have arrived in our service centers across the state. Before heading out, check with your local Juliette's Boutique for availability. The supplemental badge requirements, the badges and awards will arrive in late October or early November.
|Pumpkin Time! |
The Halloween season is approaching and it is a perfect time to visit the Bellevue Berry and Pumpkin Ranch. There is so much to do from picking apples, pumpkins and raspberries to having a campfire with your Girl Scout troop. Explore the huge corn maze (free with entry) and a vast pirate ship. In addition, you can take a hayrack ride through the decorated woods, explore the pirate caves, enjoy the large play area, take the haunted walk and so much more. Bellevue Berry and Pumpkin Ranch opens September 30. For more information check out this flyer, visit the website or call 402-331-5500
|Read All About It!|
With the 100th Anniversary of Girl Scouts nearing, we have five new book titles coming for your reading enjoyment.
Available Now at Juliette's Boutique stores.
My Life in Leadership by Frances Hesselbein
Mrs. Hesselbein, service as the CEO Girl Scouts of the USA from 1976 to 1990. During her tenure, Mrs. Hesselbein pioneered cultural diversity among the non-profit's staff, volunteers, and girl members to make Girl Scouts one of the best managed organizations of its time. Mrs. Hesselbein received one of the highest civilian awards, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, in 1988, and obtained 20 honorary doctoral degrees throughout her career.
The following four books are available by preorder.
To preorder, call your nearest Juliette's Boutique
Girl Scouts: A Celebration of 100 Trailblazing Years by Girl Scouts of the USA
Available October 6, 2011
To commemorate its 100th anniversary, Girl Scouts of the USA is launching a yearlong celebration that kicks off with this special look at its history. The organization has culled iconic photographs, documents, and letters from its vast archives that honor the unique sisterhood of Girl Scouts, some never before seen.
Tough Cookies: Leadership Lessons from 100 Years of the Girl Scouts by Kathy Cloninger
Available October 18, 2011
Price $24.95"Tough Cookies" captures the essence of this iconic organization and the principles that have allowed them to build and sustain a 100-year-old legacy of providing a leadership experience for girls. The book outlines the rise of the Girl Scouts, their recent and dramatically successful shift and lessons that are applicable to make any business or organization a success.
First Girl Scout: The Life of Juliette Gordon Lowby Ginger Wadsworth
Available December 06, 2011
Price $17.99Just in time for the 100th anniversary of Girl Scouts, a lavishly illustrated account of the fascinating life of the woman who started it all. Includes: author's note, source notes, bibliography, timeline, places to visit, the Girl Scout Promise and Law, and musical notation for the favorite Girl Scout song "Make New Friends." Author, Ginger Wadsworth, has written many nonfiction titles for young readers, including, for Clarion, Words West: Voices of Young Pioneers, which was named a Nonfiction Honor Book by VOYA and received the Western Writers of America Spur Award.
Juliette Gordon Low: The Remarkable Founder of the Girl Scouts by Stacy A. Cordery
Available February 16, 2012 Girl Scouts of the USA is honored to have Stacy A. Cordery write the official Juliette Gordon Low Biography. Stacy Cordery is a professor of History at Monmouth College, in Monmouth, Illinois, and the author of the New York Times notable non-fiction book Alice: Alice Roosevelt Longworth, from White House Princess to Washington Power Broker. Cordery is also the bibliographer for the National First Ladies Library. Like her mother and grandmother before her, she was, of course, a Girl Scout!
|American Girl Book Club |
and Doll Giveaway
Beginning October 4, Spirit of Nebraska kicks off this year's American Girl Book Club featuring, for the first time, two American Girls--Cecile and Marie Grace! To celebrate this exciting program, Juliette's Boutiques are giving away one of each of the Cecile and Marie Grace dolls courtesy of American Girl Publishing. Stop in at your nearest Juliette's Boutique to register to win and go here for all the details of the American Girl Book Club! Contest deadline, 12.15.11. Open complete rules here.
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Kearney, NE 68847
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Grand Island, NE 68803
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Omaha, NE 68105
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Ogallala, NE 69153
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223 E. 14th St., Ste. 85
Hastings, NE 68901
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Lincoln, NE 68510
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Columbus, NE 68601
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