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Adult Awards Dinners
Sing-A-Along Workshop
It's a photo contest!
Thin Mint Character 
During the second half of the Girl Scout Cookie Program, what inventive ways are you selling cookies?  Submit a photo of your walkabouts, cookie caravans, milk and cookie breaks at businesses, any videos created, etc.... (Be sure all in photo have signed permissions!)  We'll post the best ones on our Facebook page and you can vote! Top three vote getters receive some special prizes. Deadline for submission is March 20, 2013.
Send to Kim Dunne for posting.
  
Cookie Sales Tip
of the Week:

5 for 5!

Encourage girls to contact five new customers. One for each essential life skill they are learning through the cookie program! 

  
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GSNYPENNews
A Weekly E-News Publication
February 13, 2013

  

Photo of the Week!

   

Troop 20349 of Canastota

Girl Scout Junior Troop 20349 of Canastota in Madison County collected toys for local children recently. Toys went to the foster care program and Toys for Tots.

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 Submit your photos to Kim DunneYours may be selected for our Photo of the Week! 

GSNYPENN Underwriting PBS Programs

The council is underwriting two programs that advocate for girls and women that will air on WCNY based in Syracuse.  Mark your calendar to watch Makers: Women Who Make America, February 26, 8 p.m.   Coming in March (time to be announced): Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide. 

Adult Recognition Dinners

Please attend one of our recognition dinners! 

All volunteers are welcome to attend. Invitations will be emailed in March. This evening will include dinner, door prizes, tokens of appreciation, year pins, volunteer awards and so much more. Dates and locations:

 

April 23
April 24
April 25
April 29
May 1
May 2
Belden Hill Golf Course, Harpursville
Chesterfield Restaurant, Utica
Bella Domani Catering & Banquets, Syracuse
First Presbyterian Church, Horseheads
Abigails Restaurant, Waterloo
1000 Islands Winery, Alexandria Bay
Go Girl Media Team!

National CEO Anna Marie Chavez celebrates National Girl Scout Cookie Day as she praises media attention of note. Included: Girls from our media team that appeared on Syracuse's Channel 9.
Check out Anna's blog
View the newspot!

Regional Team Meetings

One more to go! Scheduled for 5:30-9 p.m. See your council rep for details.   February 20: First United Methodist Church, Horseheads. 

Anniversary Time Capsule

Join us at The Discovery Center on Saturday, March 16 as we close the council's 100th Anniversary Time Capsule.  Fun and programs included!  Details.

Melinda Caroll  World Friendship Day Webinar

 

You're Invited to an International Campfire Sing-Along Webinar, Feb. 19, 2013!

 

All Girl Scout volunteers, staff, members, girls, and friends are invited to participate in a free Virtual Campfire Sing-Along with Melinda Caroll in honor of World Friendship Day 2013! 

 

Programs and Events
Be sure to check our Programs and Events page often! If you're interested in any of these events, register soon and encourage your friends to do so as well!
  
New Programs 
An Evening with Clarkson University SWE. March 8. Postdam. Grades 4-5.
Reg. deadline: Feb. 27 More

Daisy & Brownie Robotics. March 9. Potsdam. Grades K-3 and adults. Deadline March 1. More

Fondant Figures. March 16. Elmira. Grades K-5. Reg. deadline: March 15 More

Games Galore! March 30. Victor. Grades 2-8. Reg. deadline: March 16 More

Spring Break: Nature Ambassador & Kitchen Magician. April 1-5. 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. Cazenovia. Grades K-12 and adults.  Reg. deadline: March 18 More

Spring Work Weekend at Misty Hollow Program Center. April 12-14. Corning. Grades K-12, adults and non-registgered girls. Reg. deadline: March 29 More

Daisy & Brownie Robotics in April. April 13. Potsdam. Grades K-3 and adults.
Reg. deadline April 5. More

Kids' Cupcakes. April 13. Elmira. Grades K-5 and non-registered girls. Reg. deadline: April 12. More

Powder Puff Derby
. April 20. Potsdam. Grades K-12, adults and non-registered girls.
Reg. deadline: Feb. 13  More

Spring Work Weekend at Comstock Program Center. April 26-28. Ithaca. Grades K-12, adults, non-registered girls. Reg. deadline: April 12. More

Girl Scouts Underground, May session. May 4. Howes Cave.
Grades K-12 and adults. Reg. deadline: April 19 More

Bullying and Helping Hands. May 1. Onedia. Grades K-5. Reg. deadline: April 26. More

Spring Fling at Trefoil
. May 10-11. Harrisville. Adult volunteers. Reg. deadline: May 3. More

Candle Making
. May 18. Cicero. Grades K-3. Reg. deadline: May 1. More

Zumba for Juniors. May 18. Cicero. Grades 4-5. Reg. deadline: May 1. More

Events with registration deadlines looming:
Hunger Banquet Watertown and Lowville
February 23. Reg. deadline: Feb. 15.
World Thinking Day Event. February 22. Binghamton. Reg. deadline: Feb. 18. More 
Girls' Night Out. Session 3. March 1. Corning. Reg. deadline: Feb. 22. More
  
 
Cancelled due to lack of enrollment:
Happy Living, Healthy Body. Feb. 18-22
Science Alive Feb. 21
Ski Day at Snow Ridge. Feb. 21
  
The following programs are now FULL or the deadline has passed.
No further registrations accepted
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Snowshoeing. February 16. Lime Hollow
Red Cross Babysitting Course. February 19. Cicero
Playing the Past. February 19. Canandaigua
All About Dogsledding. February 23. Lacona
Save Spend Share. March 14. Endwell
Adventure Course (Both Da/Br and Jr/Cad/Sr). March 13. Liverpool
Engineering Day. March 23. Cicero
Out the Door. Let's Explore. Baltimore Woods. May 4, morning session
Flowers. May 18. Montezuma

 
Don't Miss These Museum Exhibits 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.