Your Volunteer Connect
November 26, 2013
 
COOKIE SALE 2014
You are invited to training!
  • Come learn what's new and how to have your best ever Cookie Sale!
  • You'll receive your Cookie Sale Materials in a fun Cookie Share Eco Tote Bag! It's a great bag for carrying GS Cookies and promoting the Cookie Share program.
  • Register now online! Space is limited at each training session. Register at www.kansasgirlscouts.org. Click on Online Registration, then eBIZ and follow the online instructions.
  • Training is required to receive your Troop's Cookie Sale Materials.
  • Trainings are scheduled through December 17. For dates, times and locations, click here
 
COOKIE CREDITS
Expiration: December 15  
 

Any Girl Scout that sold 30 or more boxes of cookies in the 2013 sale earned them and they can be used in the following ways. Read more here.

 

1) Towards a future event:  Register for any posted event by December 15, 2013.

2) To purchase merchandise in a Girl Scout shop.

3) Future travel. Cookie Credits of Girl Scouts in fourth grade and older at the time of the 2013 Cookie Sale will have their credits automatically "banked" for future use if they are not used by Dec. 15 and will be available for travel only.

 

 
SPEAK UP, STAND OUT
Committee Opportunity 
   

Nominations are still open for passionate and committed Girl Scout members willing to take an active role in shaping Girl Scouting in Kansas.

 

The Teen Advisory Committee (TAC) will include Senior and Ambassador Girl Scouts who provide girl voices and ideas for programs and policies. Girls will make presentations to younger girls about opportunities in Girl Scouting, and learn how to be positive representatives of the Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland everywhere they go! Stand out!

 

The Volunteer Advisory Committee (VAC) will share input to shape volunteer guidelines and resources, volunteer events, and training. Volunteers will trouble-shoot and problem-solve so that volunteer support services can be designed around volunteer needs. Speak up!

 

Find the details and application here.

 

 
SEEKING NOMINATIONS
Recognize a Volunteer 

 

Volunteer award nominations are officially open for volunteer service during the 2012-13 Girl Scout year!  Any girl, troop, parent, or volunteer can submit a nomination.  Nominations are reviewed by a council-wide committee, and award recipients are honored at an appreciation event in the spring.  It's time to start thinking about how to recognize the amazing women and men who make Girl Scouting possible across Kansas! 

 

Check out the information here!

 

 
ON MY HONOR
Incentive for Troops
  

You've heard the buzz about Honor Troop, right? Honor Troop is a year-round program for troops to complete, but we've added a special incentive for troops that start checking off requirements by January 15. Fill out the Quarter 1 Application by January 15, and your troop can win a pizza or ice cream party. One troop per region will be selected in a drawing at the end of January. 

 


Holly Slawkowski
Volunteer Services 
hslawkowski@gskh.org

Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place.

 

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