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Please help us celebrate  

and honor 100 years of  

Girl Scouting.


We are asking our Girl Scout Spirit of Nebraska members and everyone to support our Give to Girls campaign by making a $100 dollar donation on March 12, our 100th birthday! If you know a Girl Scout, were ever a Girl Scout or would like to support the 19,000 Girl Scouts in Nebraska, please join us on March 12.

Blade & Edge Special Event  

Come skate with McKenna, the 2012 American Girl Doll of the year and your own special doll. Along with skating, you can have your photo taken with McKenna, have a spa time with your doll (get both your hair done and nails polished), and much, much more.


Saturday, March 24, 2012, 11:30 am - 3:15 pm

Motto McLean Ice Arena, 5015 South 45th Street, Omaha 

Admission: $12.00 in advance; $15.00 at the door.
(Admission includes skate rental and a Fun Patch)

This event is open to all - ages 4 and up.


To RSVP, please contact Roxanne Tyler or call 402-571-0779.

Please visit Blade & Edge's website for other events.
100-Year Anniversary
Sunrise Ceremony

Join us on March 12, 2012, as we welcome the Second Century of Girl Scouting with a Sunrise Ceremony. If you are unable to attend our event in Omaha, we have provided the entire ceremony for you here. Sunrise on March 12 is 7:37 a.m. CST (approximately). We are hoping that all Girl Scouts and alumnae across the globe will join together at one time for this inspirational and uplifting ceremony.


Spirit of Nebraska Sunrise Ceremony

Where: Great Plains Service Center, 2121 S 44th Street, Omaha

When: March 12, 2012 from 7:15am - 8:00am


We will video tape the event and post it on our YouTube channel for Girl Scouts all over the world to enjoy.  If you can video tape and send us a link, we will post all ceremonies on our website.


We have also created a Mayoral Proclamation for you use.


You must register for this FREE event by contacting Shelly Blakley by email, subject: Sunrise Ceremony.

Volunteer Spotlight on
Michele Chambers

Michele Chambers has been a volunteer for more than 16 years!  She is currently the Service Unit 218 Manager, Volunteer Trainer, Leader and participates on various committees. She is such an asset to the girls and volunteers, and is always willing to share her experiences to help everyone be better people and leaders. To learn more about Michele Chambers please click here.

Girl Scout Specialty Plate

Proudly Display Your Girl Scout Green!

Girl Scouts Spirit of Nebraska is delighted to introduce the Girl Scout specialty license plate! You can share your love of Girl Scouting, the premiere leadership organization for girls, just by driving around in your car.


In order for the new plates to be produced, the law requires that 500 applications be submitted, along with fees. In order to meet this requirement, we are encouraging everyone to purchase a custom Girl Scout plate for their vehicle.


For details, FAQs and application, click here.

How can you get awesome prizes for attending Girl Scout programs? Simply bring your Pathways Passport with you as you attend Girl Scout programs and we will fill your passport with stamps. Redeem the passport for rewards at Juliette's Boutiques as you go. More details on page 59 of the Annual Program Book. Don't delay, the Pathways Passport program ends on September 30, 2012.
It's HER-story, Discover It!
This program was created for Girl Scouts "today" to discover their connection with Girl Scouts "of the past" and to take action for Girl Scouts "of the future." Join us for one of four "It's Her Story, Discover It!" events throughout the state. 

Fort Robinson Tree Planting 

In 1989, fire devastated the trees at Fort Robinson State Park. Since then, Scouts from four states have gathered each year to plant trees to reforest the park. Join us for the Fort Robinson Tree Planting on March 30, 2012 to help make the world a better place.


Discovering your Inner Beauty

Meet experts in the beauty business and discover how to make your inner beauty shine with tips and demonstrations on caring for your skin.


Who: Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassadors

When: Saturday, April 14, 2012

Time: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Where: LovelySkin, 2929 Oak View Drive, Omaha

Cost: $5 (Includes activities, snack and tour)

For more information, open our flyer.


Choose Your Challenge  

Extreme Resident Camp

Open to Juniors through Cadettes, this res camp is devoted to exploring your "extreme" interests. Do what you want, plus a few traditional camp activities. Start planning your summer today.
Click here

Gold Award Information

Spirit of Nebraska Gold Award interviews will be held on Saturday, March 17, 2012 (third Saturday of the month). Please note that anyone wanting to submit Gold Award proposals using the old requirements should submit their paperwork by March 15, 2012 AND have their interviews scheduled on or before April 14, 2012. For more information, email Shelly Blakley or call 877.447.5558 x210.

In This Issue
Blade & Edge Special Event
Commemorative Sunrise Ceremony
Volunteer Spotlight
Girl Scout Specialty Plate
Pathways Passport
Pathway Programs
Gold Award Information
Service Centers
Guiding Star

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2412 Hwy 30 East Suite 1




Grand Island

2512 N. Webb Road

Grand Island




223 East 14th St., Suite 85




Prairie Hills

1570 33rd Avenue





8230 Beechwood Drive




Great Plains

2121 S. 44th Street



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