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Issue 82
February 2014
A Message from the CEO

Dear Members, Volunteers, Parents, Alumnae and Friends of GSEP,


It is an exciting and busy time of year at GSEP!  Cookie season is in full swing, we're putting the final touches on Summer Camp preparations, and anticipating the annual Take the Lead events!


Take the Lead will kick off on March 4 in Philadelphia, with Berks County (April 8) and Lehigh Valley (April 29) events to follow.  Take the Lead is a very special event for GSEP and a unique leadership-development program. The girl-led production offers young women a chance to gain important public speaking and presentation skills, while honoring women leaders in our community. 

This year, we are thrilled to celebrate eleven distinguished women who make a difference every day in their respective fields and beyond.  


To read more about this year's honorees and learn how you can support Girl Scouts by joining us at Take the Lead, visit our website.  


You can keep up to date on everything that's going on at GSEP by following us on Facebook and Twitter. And don't forget to let us know what you're up to as well! You can check out some of the photos that troops have shared with us recently at the end of this email.


Yours in Scouting,

Natalye Paquin 
Spotlight on... 

Girl Scout Week 2014


Celebrate Girl Scout Week, March 9-12, at the Philadelphia 76ers Game! Join us for a night of fun on Saturday, March 15, as the 76ers play the Memphis Grizzlies at 7:30 pm at the Wells Fargo Center. The first 200 Girl Scouts in attendance will get to take a free throw shot on the court post game! Tickets range from $11-26 per girl and include a Scout Patch. To purchase 10 tickets or less, click here and enter promo code: GSPA528. To purchase 10 or more tickets, contact Kim Perno at 215-558-2759 or kimperno@sixers.com. For more information on the event, view the flyer.
Mosey Wood 75th Anniversary Reunion

Calling all Mosey Wood Alumnae! Whether you were a camper, staffer, or both, come celebrate the 75th Anniversary of Camp Mosey Wood on August 15-17, 2014.  Enjoy swimming, boating, archery, climbing wall, crafts and more.  Re-connect with old friends and take part in a Wishing Candle ceremony.  Girls grades K-12 are welcome to attend (Saturday only) with adult supervision.  Learn more and register here.  
Cookie Sale Updates
With less than three weeks remaining in this year's cookie sale, we're excited to share updates on some fun events and contests!

Swap Day was a great success!  Thank you to the volunteers who came out to trade cases of cookies and spend some time with other troops! If you still have cookies you'd like to exchange, post a message on our Facebook page to connect with another troop for a swap.
Ready for GSEP's annual Bling Your Booth contest? Don't miss this opportunity to win a Girl Scout prize for your troop! For more details, and to sign up, visit our website.  

Retail Corner

Once a Girl Scout...Always a Girl Scout

Did you know... one in every two adult women at some point has been a member of Girl Scouts?


Whether you were a Girl Scout Brownie for one year, a Girl Scout for five years or a volunteer for 20 years, we are pleased to welcome you as an alumna to the Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania's Alumnae Association!


If you are currently active in Girl Scouts, or would like to be, you can stay connected through the GSEP Alumnae Association.


Re-Connect and Re-Discover Girl Scouts by attending one of our local gatherings/networking events! To find a gathering in your area, visit our web page.

Are you ready for camp?  

The early bird gets the worm. Hurry- there's only two weeks left to take advantage of our Early Bird Discount!  Don't miss the opportunity to receive $50 off all resident camp programs and $25 off all day camp programs when you register by March 15.  Download the 2014 Camp Guide 
to check out this summer's newest activities and register online today
Picture Place

Troop 37 of Service Unit 728 was awarded the Army National Guard Freedom Salute Campaign Award for over six years of sending Care Packages and Girl Scout Cookies to Service Men and Women stationed away from home.




Girl Scout Senior/Ambassador Troops #8871 and #81144 from the Nazareth Area Service Unit 707 won awards for their creativity and historical accuracy in decorating the Ralston-McKeen House at the Governor Wolf Historical Society's 33rd Annual Christmas House Tour in Northampton County.

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Share your stories! Send photos and details about your troop programs and activities to communications@gsep.org. We will do our best to include your news in an upcoming issue of E-News, but space limitations prevent us from posting all submissions.


E-News Hard Copies: If you know of a Leader or Service Unit Manager who does not have access to a computer and would like to receive eNews, contact Loretta Rudzinski at 866.564.2030, ext. 1049 to arrange for a mailed copy. 


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In This Issue
Girl Scout Week
Mosey Wood 75th Anniversary Reunion
Cookie Season Updates
Alumnae Association
Early Bird Camp Discount
Picture Place
Picture Place

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