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Girl Scouts enjoy activities, crafts and more at Bristol Motor Speedway

BRISTOL, Tenn. – More than 500 Girl Scouts and their families gathered at Bristol Motor Speedway this weekend for Bristol Motor Speedway Overnight, an event produced by the Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians to celebrate 100 years of the Girl Scouts organization. Participants enjoyed a hot dog meal, an Opening Ceremony, ride-alongs on the track, tours of the luxury suites, games, face painting, balloon animals and other activities, plus a movie and ice cream in the in-field. The …

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Girl Scouts to host event for community at Bristol Motor Speedway

Bristol, Tenn. – Any and all members of the community are invited to celebrate with the Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians (GSCSA) when it hosts Bristol Motor Speedway Overnight, an event intended to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Girl Scouting. The event, which has an overnight component, will last from 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29 until 8 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 30. More than 500 people are expected to attend the event. This family-friendly event is open …

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Now is the time to join Girl Scouts in the Southern Appalachians area

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – If you’ve ever thought of volunteering for or enrolling your daughter in the Girl Scouts organization, now is the perfect time to participate! Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians (GSCSA) is putting out a call to the community for both adult volunteers and girls to sign up. Several recruitment events are planned for the Southern Appalachians region to introduce the community to Girl Scouts and recruit potential Girl Scouts, troop leaders, troop assistants and short term …

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Dance the night away with dad

(Knoxville, Tenn.) – Girls of all ages are invited to put on their best dresses and dance the night away with dad at Knoxville’s annual Daddy Daughter Dance. The dance will be held at Knoxville’s Crowne Plaza Hotel from 7 to 10 p.m. on Friday, June 15. The Daddy Daughter Dance is open to girls of all ages. Girls may bring any role model they have in their lives. “The Daddy Daughter Dance is a great way to kick off …

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Girl Scouts to celebrate 100 years in downtown Chattanooga

Chattanooga, Tenn. – On Saturday, June 2, hundreds of Girl Scouts from the Southern Appalachians region are expected to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Girl Scouting in downtown Chattanooga. The event, Chattanooga Bridgefest, is scheduled to take place on June 2 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. A progressive event, Chattanooga Bridgefest begins at 9 a.m. in AT&T Field – Lookouts Stadium with an Opening Ceremony. Next, at 10 a.m., hundreds of Girl Scouts and their families and friends will …

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Chattanooga Doll Club presents a history of Girl Scout dolls

Chattanooga Weekly Community News published a story about the Girl Scouts 100th Anniversary and how the Chattanooga Doll Club is educating local Scouts on the organization’s history through a presentation of Girl Scout dolls. Read the story here: http://community.timesfreepress.com/news/2012/apr/25/chattanooga-doll-club-presents-history-girl-scout-/

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Melinda Caroll on WBIR’s Live at Five at Four

Featured performer at the 100th Anniversary Knoxville Sing-Along Melinda Caroll performed live on WBIR’s Live at Five at Four on April 27!  

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The Knoxville Sing-Along is tomorrow!

Just a reminder that the 100th Anniversary Knoxville Sing-Along is tomorrow, Saturday, April 28, from noon to 4 p.m. at World’s Fair Park! You can still purchase tickets at the gate for $15! Learn more about the event here: http://www.girlscoutcsa.org/events/225.

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City of LaFollette, Tenn. recognizes 100 years of Girl Scouts and proclaims 2012 “The Year of the Girl”

On Feb. 29, Mayor Mike Stanfield met with Girl Scout Troop 20127 and Ms. Von Wilson and Mishonda Monday from Troop 20208 to present them with the proclamation that declared 2012 “The Year of the Girl.” In 2010, Troop 20127 met Mayor Stanfield and Officer Glennis Monday at Sgt. Park for a different reason.  The girls cleaned up the park, which is now used every day by many of LaFollette’s citizens. Mishonda Monday is a Gold Award recipient for 2012, which is the highest award that …

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Girl Scouts set to “rock out” World’s Fair Park

Knoxville, Tenn. – On Saturday, April 28, hundreds of Girl Scouts from the Southern Appalachians region are expected to “rock out” World’s Fair Park when they attend the Girl Scouts 100th Anniversary Knoxville Sing-Along. The event, produced by Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians (GSCSA), is scheduled to take place on April 28 from noon to 4 p.m. The event is open to the public, regardless of any current or past involvement with Girl Scouts. All members of the …

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