Making a Difference Day
On November 9th, Harbour City held its first Making a Difference Day at Suntree United Methodist. Clothing, toys, books, toiletries, and so much more were available for Girl Scouts and their families to choose from for free. 108 gift bags were decorated by troops and handed out to the Girl Scouts who attended.
The girls who came were very excited and able to choose from a larg variety of items thanks to the collaborative efforts of THREE service units working together: Voyager, Harbour City, and Manatee Shores.
The leftover items went to some of the following: a troop that is doing a service project with socks and toiletries, Toys for Tots, Goodwill, Manatee Service Unit, VA Homeless Unit, the Suntree Library, and a school library.
Thank you to everyone who donated, all the troops that helped at the event, and a special thanks to Lisa for hosting this event!
Making a Difference Day
Tomorrow is the Making a Difference Day at Suntree United Methodist. Everyone who attends and makes a donation will have a star on this Google Map to show the wonderful support we had for this event. We are also asking all participants to turn on their porch lights the evening of the event from 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. as a symbol of their participation in an event to light up a sister Girl Scout’s heart. Please let the light shine bright in Florida.
Please bring a canned food item as a thank you to Suntree United Methodist Church.
Girls Vote On New Badges
GIRLS WILL VOTE ON NEW BADGES
Girl Experience Special Announcement
When asked what the girls should do, Juliette Gordon Lowe responded, “What do the girls WANT to do?” During the national convention, GSUSA announced that starting in the fall 2015 program year, girls will be able to enjoy new outdoor badges and they want your input into what those badges will be. Girl Scout Brownies, Juniors, Cadettes and Seniors will vote first on an outdoor badge content area (i.e.: Outdoor Recreation, Outdoor Environment, or Outdoor Survival). Once there is a majority vote on the content area, girls will vote on the actual badge topic (i.e.: Hiking, Camping, Trail Blazing, etc.).
Here is the timeline:
October 31 - November 30: Girls will vote on the content area they are interested in within the Outdoor Category. The choices will be Outdoor Recreation, Outdoor Environment or Outdoor Survival.
December 1 - December 31: Girls will vote on the actual badge topic (for example, Hiking, Camping, Trail Blazing, etc.) based on their grade level in the coming year.
March 12, 2015: The four Outdoor badges will be announced.
Voting will open here Oct. 31.
October SU Meeting Notes
Would you like to brush up on October's Service Unit meeting? The October minutes have been added.
Category: Service Unit Meeting
SU Meeting Minutes/Agenda
Have you missed a Service Unit meeting?
Did you forget what we talked about?
Now you can check out the Service Unit meeting minutes or agendas whenever you want!
Don't forget to try to make it to service unit meetings! If you can't go, think about sending a parent. Who knows, maybe they will love it and want to go every month!
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