A Weekly E-News Publication                                                                          November 6, 2013
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Fall Product Sale
Troops must submit orders by Thursday, November 7 at 11:59 p.m.  Girl awards get ordered at the same time!  If troops have questions, please email qsp@gsnypenn.org.
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Volunteer Survey
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VVV Fun!
Are you attending veni.vidi.vici in New Hartford this weekend? Join the conversation on Twitter using #NHvvv !
National YWOD
See what Miranda shares about her Take Action project. Miranda is one of Girl Scouts 2013 National Young Women of Distinction from Michigan. She developed a data base for high school kids to find places to volunteer.
Miranda's Speech: Girl Scouts 2013 National Young Women of Distincti



In the Media

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Photos of the Week
HAPPY 
VETERAN'S Day/ Nov 11!
ABOVE: Girl Scout Troop 40404 of Watkins Glen honored our service  women and men in an Operation Freedom Walk.


ABOVE: Girl Scout Cadette Troop 30236 in Oneonta works on the Silver Award project by completing a PowerPoint on how to do letterboxing.  Here the girls are at Amahami going through the process.

Send your potential Photo of the Week to Kim Dunne, media manager. Submit clear, quality photos. Close-ups of activities make the best shots!
7 Steps for STEM Engagement
1. If you work in a tech field, mentor a girl! Talk to her about what you do, give her advice on classes to take, or give her the chance to do a hands-on technology project.  The next Six are here!
Volunteer Recognition Webinars
Volunteer Recognition webinars are for anyone who is serving as the recognitions coordinator for a service unit, or anyone who wants to learn more about the nomination process for our adult awards. Nominations for awards are due to Regional Volunteer Service Managers by January 31.
Thursday
November 7
7-8 p.m.Deadline: November 7
Tuesday
December 10 
7-8 p.m.Deadline: 
December 10 
Thursday
January 16
7-8 p.m.Deadline:
January 16
 
Boutique News
Throw Back Thursdays!
Each week we will throw back prices on one item! Good for that day, in-store only while supplies last! Hurry on in!
             

November 7. Silicone Watch. Was $18. This day only: $9.99
November 14. Sweatshirt Tote. Was $20. This day only: $11.99
November 21. Branded Headphones. Was 24. This day only:$15.99
December 5. LS Hooded T-Shirt. Was $29-$34. 
                                                              This day only: $19.99
 
NOTE: The Johnson City boutique will close at 5 p.m. on Thursday, November 7 so staff can attend the Regional Meeting.
 
Enjoy a Program Today!  For more programs, visit our website!
Date/Grade
Location
Program
Registration
Deadline
Details
December 15
Gr 4-12, adults, non-registered girls
Rochester, NY
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Be a theater critic for the night!
November 8
January 11
Gr 2-3, adults, non-registered girls
Lowville, NY
Fun with Fetch
Hands-on science experiments
January 6
January 18-19
Gr 2-12, adults, non-registered girls (recruitment event)

Seneca Falls, NY
Pajama Palooza
An exciting night of friends, swimming, games and more!

January 4
February 8
Gr K-12, adults , non-registered girls
Auburn, NY
Cookie Extravaganza
Everything Girl Scout Cookies!
January 25
February 28 -
March 1
Gr K-12, adults
Elmira, NY
Scout Night with the Elmira Jackals
Stay for just the game or spend the night!
January 21
April 27
Gr 4-12, adults,
non-registered girls
Rochester, NY
The Phantom of the Opera
Be a theater critic for a night!
December 6

Deadlines Looming!
Programs below are listed in order of registration deadlines,
and aren't listed in above table.

 

SPACE OPENED/Deadline extended for Wonder Works Overnight, Nov. 16-17 

     Deadline is now November 8. 50 spaces added. Details on event.  

 

 
Astronomy Program. November 9. Binghamton. Deadline extended: Nov. 8. Details
Zumba Fun. November 16. Camden. Deadline: Nov. 8. Details
Interesting Inventions. November 16. Owego. Deadline: Nov. 8. Details
Science of Happiness. November 23. Ithaca. Deadline: Nov. 8. Details
Sci-Girls, Brownies. November 16. Lowville. Deadline: Nov. 8. Details
Sci-Girls, Juniors. November 16. Lowville. Deadline: Nov. 8. Details
Smile! November. November 20. Waterloo. Deadline: Nov. 8. Details
Whisper Chocolate. November 23. Geneva. Deadline: Nov. 9. Details
Thanksgiving Cupcakes. November 16. Elmira. Deadline: Nov. 11. Details
Bedazzled. November 16. Binghamton. Deadline: Nov. 11. Details
Brownie Girls' Night Out. November 20. Johnson City. Deadline: Nov. 11. Details
Serve a Meal to the Homeless. November 23. Syracuse. Deadline: Nov. 11. Details
Binghamton Senators Sleepover. November 16-17. Binghamton. Deadline: Nov. 14. Details
Disaster Relief Team Kick-off Meeting. November 18. New Hartford. Deadline: Nov. 15. Details
Colgate University Girl Scout Day. November 23. Hamilton. Deadline: Nov. 16. Details
New Cuisines Badge Night. December 4. Oneida. Deadline: Nov. 20. Details
Home for the Holidays. December 7. Binghamton. Deadline: Nov. 22. Details
Self Defense. December 7. Towanda, PA. Deadline: Nov. 29. Details
Get Fit and Learn Karate, Brownies. December 14. Rome. Deadline: Nov. 29. Details
Get Fit and Learn Karate, Daisies. December 14. Rome. Deadline: Nov. 29.  Details
Build Confidence, Become Empowered. December 14. Rome. Deadline: Nov. 29. Details
Home for the Holidays. December 14. Binghamton. Deadline: Nov. 29. Details
Decorate a Tree for Wildlife.December 14.  Honeoye Falls. Deadline: Nov. 30.
GS Day at LeMoyne Women's Basketball. December 14. Syracuse. Deadline: Dec. 1. Details
Gingerbread Magic. December 6-7. Binghamton. Deadline: Dec. 2. Details
Smile! December. Decembner 20. Waterloo. Deadline: Dec. 4. Details
Poinsettia Cake Decorating Class. December 10. Elmira. Deadline: Dec. 5. Details

FULL Program!!
Sci-Girls (Brownie). Lowville. November 16
Serve a Meal to the Homeless. Syracuse. November 23


Cancelled Due to Lack of Registrants
Young Ladies Night Series. Starting November 7
Stranger Danger. November 9, Bradford

  

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