Shop & Office Hours
Sept - May
August 15, 2013 at 02:15pm
Bee in the Know! Grab your best party gear and join us for our funnest Fall Product Training ever. Yes, there will be prizes!
The 2013 Fall Product Sale Program is a great way for troops to earn start-up funds for activities the girls would like to participate in during the Girl Scout year. Reconnect with your Girl Scout friends, win prizes, and get the latest information about the Fall Product Sale. It's an easy way for the girls to have fun learning and earning money for activities this year! We encourage at least one adult
volunteer from each troop to attend either a council training or a training offered by your Community Product Sales Manager. If you have not been to a Fall Sale training before or if it has been a while, come and check it out.
Choose the party that fits you best!
Each event begins at 6:30 pm and will be wrapped up by 8:00 pm.
- Monday, August 26, Girl Scout Office, 803 Kingwood Street, Brainerd
- Tuesday, August 27, Kanabec County Court House, 18 North Vine Street, Mora
RSVP by August 21 to Maureen or 320-247-4571.
March 13, 2013 at 02:00pm
Would like to share a couple reminders and updates-
Recognitions - Adult, Beacon Award or Year of Service Pins please see our website: http://www.gslakesandpines.org/pages/Recognition/ or you can contact Bonnie
Region 3 Celebration Save the date l Thursday April 25th l 6:30-8 pm l Central Lakes College-Cafeteria
Join us as we honor and recognize adults in our Region. Maureen will have some special R03 recognitions for top girl cookie sellers and Bronze, Silver and Gold Award precipitants will be recognized Cake and punch will be served.
Region 3 Spring Training l 1st Aid/CPR American Heart Association l Garrison l 9-noon l $8.00
This reduced cost has been made available by the generosity of Tabitha Witthuhn from SU14
Region Three Basic Outdoor Skills/Advanced Outdoor Skills (BOS/AOS) TBD
Outdoor Education book available for $9.50 with pre orders.
March 5, 2013 at 11:13am
Well over the months as I’ve talked with volunteers I often hear that girls have so many choices by the time they are a Junior that we often loose them to other activities: dance, sports….. Well I read an article this morning and I’d like to share part of it with you.
" There’s lots of buzz about how third-grade reading levels are predictors of high school success. Our National Program Portfolio is of course tied to curriculum standards. Have you shared this information? With whom? Are you making sure all Girl Scout Daisies and Brownies are going home from Girl Scouts with their own books…and that their parents know how valuable it is to spend even a few minutes reading with their daughters?"
Goodness what a bonus I think you all know I feel strongly about recruiting the parent right along with the girl. Next time I hear how girls/parents are choosing dance or sports over Girl Scouts well I think I’ll be more prepared with an awesome comeback. What parent doesn’t want success for their child? Reading with or to their girls is something most parents can do and learn about Girl Scouts at the same time. I’m betting the parent reading to their child would want to volunteer too! Girl Scouts isn’t just another activity we are helping pave the path for their successful future.
It’s not to late to nominate a deserving adult for an award. Check out the criteria and let me know if you need assistance. I’d be happy to help: http://www.gslakesandpines.org/pages/Recognition/
Thank you for being awesome volunteers!
February 25, 2013 at 11:40am
You may have noticed in your last Connections publication details to enter the Leaders Day Card Contest
The submission deadline is March 5th so there is still time to enter!
Girl’s say “Thanks” to great volunteers by entering the Leaders Day Card Contest
1. Create a 3.5" x 8" card representing Girl Scouts.
2. Write a greeting of appreciation to Girl Scout volunteers on the front and
leave the inside blank.
3. Include a description explaining why you chose your design,
your name, address, troop number, and program level on the
back of the card. Sorry, cards cannot be returned.
4. Use as many colors as you like
(no glitter, stamping or computer generation).
5. Mail by March 5, 2013, to:
Girl Scouts Duluth Regional Center
424 W Superior St, Ordean Bldg, Ste G3
Duluth, MN 55802
One prize will be awarded for each program age level, and one grand prize
design will be featured on the front of this year’s Girl Scout Leaders Day
Card, distributed to all Girl Scout adult members April 22.
I had a so much fun contacting the families in our region who won last year. I hope we have some submissions from R03 again!