Friday, August 3, 2012

Media Wrap-up: July 2012

Each week Girl Scouts all over our Council are recognized by local media for their service projects, awards or even just for doing a good deed. Check out our favorites from July below!

Hannah C. and Kalpana V. at the Girls' World
Forum in Chicago. They are pictured with
GSSJC Volunteer  Kelly Brouillard.
YourSugarLandNews.com shared that GSSJC Girl Scouts Hannah C. and Kalpana V. attended the Girls' World Forum in Chicago in late July. You can also read Kalpana's guest blog about her experiences in Chicago!

The Cypress Creek Mirror ran a feature on Rebeca G. who is currently working on her Gold Award project. Rebeca is using her love of photography to create a photo exhibit at the Barbara Bush Library Aug. 18 - Sept. 15. The GSUSA blog also featured this story!

Ultimate Bellaire announced GSSJC received a $25,000 grant from the Wal-Mart Foundation State Giving Program. The grant will help the Council expand its programs for at-risk girls in 36 schools in Houston. 

Ultimate Fort Bend and YourSugarLandNews.com recognized Girl Scouts Triona S. and Kalpana V. for earning the Silver Award. Triona worked with Fort Bend Rainbow Room and Kalpana worked with United Cerebral Palsy of Houston.

Finally, The Vindicator and GuidryNews.com shared a sneak peek at next Friday's National S'mores Day - check the blog next Friday for s'more fun news on this.

We love reading so many good stories! Have you seen a great article in your local paper? Share it by emailing the link to menzor@sjgs.org