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A Weekly E-News Publication

January 9, 2013


From the CEO's Desk 

Inspiration for a New Year

A new year causes me to reflect on what's ahead, and that often means setting long-term goals such as developing a master plan for the properties we are retaining.  Yet it's important to make every day count and for that reason I love the following thoughts from Mother Teresa about life.  I hope you'll also find some inspiration from her words.  MORE


Photo of the Week! 

Troop 30171 at Comstock 10.12Girl Scout Troop 30171 and 30152 enjoy fall camping at our beautiful Comstock Program Center north of Ithaca.  The troops are from the Vestal/Tioga Hills Service Unit, Leader Kristen Duff. Book your visit to Comstock by contacting Rhonda Wright.


Submit your photos to Kim Dunne.  Yours may be selected for our Photo of the Week! 


GS Alumnae Account for 70% of Female Senators
On a historic day for the nation and the Girl Scouts of the USA, five new women were inaugurated into the United States Senate last week, bringing the total number of female Senators to 20, the largest proportion in history. Of the 20 women now serving in the Senate, 14, or 70 percent, are Girl Scout alumnae. More
Volunteer  Becomes 'Monsignor'
Reverend Msgr. James P. Lang has been named Chaplain of His Holiness. He is the Episcopal Vicar for Parishes. Msgr. Lang has served on various committees during his priesthood. Father Jim, as he is known to us, has served on the Property Task Groups for GSNYPENN. The presentation of credentials to the monsignors is scheduled for February 3.
Programs & Events

Be sure to check our Programs and Events page often! If you're interested in these programs/events, register soon and encourage your friends to do so as well!

The events listed here have registration deadlines in the next few weeks:
Grossology 101. January 18. Binghamton. Reg. deadline: January 14
Soccer Clinic. January 20. Syracuse. Reg. deadline: January 11
Wonders of Water. January 20. Canton, PA. Reg.  deadline: January 11
Roller Skating Overnight and Powder Puff Derby. January 20. Oneonta.
     Reg. deadline: January 11
Flower Garden Cupcakes. January 21. Binghamton. Reg. deadline: January 14
Girls Take Charge. January 26. Binghamton. Reg. deadline: January 11
Astronomy Program. February 2. Binghamton. Reg. deadline: January 18
Kitchen Chemistry. February 2. Binghamton. Reg. deadline: January 28
Hunger Banquet. February 3. Victor. Reg. deadline: January 22
Ski Night at Woods Valley. February 8. Westernville. Reg. deadline: January 28
Snowshoe Spectacular. February 9. Savannah. Reg. deadline: January 29
Decorating for Valentine's Day. February 13. Corning. Reg. deadline: January 30
Snowshoeing. February 16. Cortland. Reg. deadline: January 29
Red Cross Babysitting Course. February 19. Cicero. Reg. deadline: January 28
New Programs
Girs' Day Out 2013. January 26. Grades 4-8. Cortland. Discount if Registered by January 18. More
Girl Scout Sleep Over at the Museum. March 8-9. Grades K-8. Binghamton.
       Reg. deadline: February 15. More
Junior Detective Academy. March 2. Grades 4-5. Binghamton. Reg. deadline: February 25. More
Invention Convention. March 2. Grades 2-3. Binghamton. Reg. deadline: Feburary 25.
       Brownie Inventor Badge Workshop More
Girl Scout Birthday Bash. March 9. Grades K-12. Cazenovia. Reg. deadline: February 25. More
Jack and the Beanstalk. March 9. Grades K-5. Binghamton. Earn the Junior Theater Badge! 
       Reg. deadline: February 25. More 
Native American Program. March 16. Grades K-5. Binghamton. Learn about the Iroquois!
       Reg. deadline: March 1. More
Flashlight Hunt Museum Snooze. March 15-16. Grades K-5. Binghamton. A night at the museum!
       Reg. deadline: March 11. More
Behind the Scenes at Roberson. April 6. Grades 4-8. Binghamton. Explore the treasures of  the    vault!   Reg. deadline: March 21. More
The following is almost to capacity!
Astronomy Badge Program. February 2. Binghamton. More
The following programs are now FULL. No more registrations accepted. 

Art of Candlemaking, Session 1. January 19. 
         (Other sessions open! Registration deadline today, January 9)
Winter Wildlife Walk. February 2. Honeoye Falls
Adventure Course (Both Da/Br and Jr/Cad/Sr). March 13. Liverpool 

Out the Door. Let's Explore. Baltimore Woods. May 4 AM session


Don't Miss This Museum Exhibit Celebrating Girl Scouting's 100th Anniversary!

The Discovery Center  A wonderful hands-on interactive display. The museum has extended the display's run and will now be open through October 2013! Binghamton.

Roberson Museum and Science Center: Journey of a Lifetime: A Celebration of the 100Years of Girl Scouting has been extended through February 2013. Binghamton.
Visit the websites of both museums for associated programs.