Friday, April 12, 2013
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GS News Briefs

Spotsylvania Junior Girl Scouts Earn Bronze Award - GSWeek


Girl Scout Cookies as a Tax Deduction  - New York Times


Lewis Ginter Annual Daffodil Show (VIDEO) - Richmond Times Dispatch


NEW! Girl Scout Day at the National Museum of the Marine Corp

April 27, 2013

National Museum of the Marine Corps The National Museum of the Marine Corps is a lasting tribute to U.S. Marines--past, present, and future and is excited to host Junior Girl Scouts with an interest in the Armed Forces and STEM. Activities include viewing a short film, a 3-dimensional map building project, a presentation of Marine uniforms (including women's uniforms), and a tour of the galleries. View in COMAR

NEW! Girl Scout Legislative Day

May 1, 2013

Girl Scout Cadettes, Girl Scout Seniors and Girl Scout Ambassadors spend the day on Capitol Hill and earn the Girl Scout Legislative Day patch! View in COMAR

Children's Museum of Richmond Brownie Badges 

April 27, 2013 

Girl Scout Brownies visit the Children's Museum of Richmond to earn the Painter badge!  View in COMAR

Peanut Butter Man
2013 Peanut Butter Drive
Now - May 30, 2013
Every year in May, Girl Scouts throughout Commonwealth's 6 city and 30 county jurisdiction collect peanut butter for their local food banks. Start looking for sales on peanut butter! Ask your family and neighbors to help! Patches will be available through the GSCV Shops. 
Volunteer Appreciation Week
April 21-27, 2013
We love our volunteers! Volunteer Appreciation week is quickly approaching.  We are anxiously awaiting to hear the fantastic stories about our leaders from the girls themselves. The girls' essays will be shared on our website the week of April 21-27th, with two outstanding leaders being announced on April 26th. Read more.
First-Aid & CPR
April 23, 2013
Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED training is now available for the King George area. Registration is available. View in COMAR
Archery Training
May 18, 2013
Girl Scouts Archery There will be an archery training at Pamunkey Ridge on May 18th.  More details and online registration through COMAR will be available soon. Space is limited. Future trainings are being scheduled, stay tuned to Friday News for updates.  
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