Volunteer Connection
In This Issue
World Thinking Day
Be a Part of the 100th!
In the News
Green Your School!
Tell Us!
Shop News
Get Connected!
Dates to Remember 
Thinking Day
February 22

100th Anniversary
Steering Committee Mtg
March 7

Recognizing Excellence Nominations due
March 31

Staff Development Mtg (GSSWT Offices Closed)
April 13

Battle of Flowers Holiday
(GSSWT Offices Closed)
April 15
Leader Appreciation Day
April 22

Annual Meeting
April 30
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February 18, 2011

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World Thinking Day is February 22! 

Thinking Day 2011 
Be a Part of the 100th!

100th Bloom 

100th Anniversary
Committee Meeting 

Monday, March 7 | 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Sally Cheever Girl Scout

Leadership Center

811 N Coker Loop, San Antonio, 78216  


Anyone and everyone is invited to join the 100th Anniversary Committee for a meeting of the masses. Take on a lead role or simply agree to help with a bit of the grand plans. Light refreshments will be served. 


The 100th Anniversary subcommittees include: 

  • Brand
  • Funding
  • History
  • Alumnae
  • Fiesta
  • Council-wide event
  • Camporee
  • Forever Green
Join us, be a part of history! Planning to? Please RSVP to Carole Wood (210-403-1551/1-800-580-7247 ext. 211).

And spread the word, tell your friends to visit girlscouts-swtx.org/100 for all the details!

In the News

First-ever Girl Scout Cookie Tweetup
gets Podcast Coverage -- Tech in Twenty 

Tech in Twenty covered how Girl Scouts has embraced technology for this year's Girl Scout Cookie Program (Cookie Club and piloting the Cookie Locator mobile app) and general ways of work, including the Core Business Strategy, New Program Rollout and STEM. Listen to the podcast here!

Girl Scout Cookies --
Leadership training in a yummy disguise

Check out the blog post from a member of the Social Media Club of San Antonio who attended our first-ever Girl Scout Cookie Tweetup at the Sally Cheever Girl Scout Leadership Center last week. Thanks to everyone who helped make the event a success. Enjoy!

Cookies Rock in Seguin!

Girl Scouts rocked in an appearance in the Seguin Daily News. This fabulous story reiterates what the cookie program is all about, the five skills girls gain: goal setting, decision making, money management, people skills, and business ethics. Read more about this story here (it's near the end of the Web page)!

Green Your School Challenge! 



HP and DoSomething.org believe you have what it takes to Green Your School. Prove us right! Join the Green Your School Challenge. Text GREEN to 30644 to get started.



Schools with the most people involved, best innovation and use of technology, and biggest impact on their school community will win great prizes including up to $5000 in grant funding and up to five HP Pavilion DM1 laptops!


Get full campaign details now! 

Tell Us! Button now on Web site

Tell Us!GSSWT's Web site has a new feature just for you -- the Tell Us! button!


This is the place for you to share your ideas, constructive suggestions, compliments, or concerns about anything that relates to your involvement in Girl Scouts.


So please, Tell Us! Click here or on the button above to share now.  

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