Friday, April 19, 2013

Media Wrap-up: April 12-19

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 the past few weeks below!

The Bellaire Examiner shared GSSJC will host its 2013 Success to Significance luncheon next Friday, April 26. The event honors Dr. Mary McIntire, dean of the Glasscock School of Continuing Studies at Rice University and features a keynote address by Bonnie St. John, the first African-American to win medals in the Winter Paralympic competition. For more information on the event, click here.

The Tomball Potpourri reported Girl Scouts from a local service unit planted flowers and trees at Juergens Park to help beautify the area. Nice work, ladies!

In Gold Award news, The Vindicator reported Girl Scout Jessica B. recently earned the Gold Award by educating her community about the benefits of SpiritHorse Liberty, a horseback riding facility for individuals with disabilities.

On the GSUSA blog this week, information on the new Girl Scout Research Institute report on girls and financial literacy was released. You can also view the infographic outlining some of the details of the report here on our blog.

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