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Register today to ROCK THE LAWN on April 28!

Can’t make it to Washington, DC on June 9 to Rock the Mall? Well, you can ROCK THE LAWN on April 28 when the Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians hosts the 100th Anniversary Sing-Along with GIRL SCOUT SONGSTRESS Melinda Caroll! Melinda is also singing at the DC Rock the Mall so we are hosting our very own version of that event right in Knoxville! We’ll also have inflatables, games, concessions, face painting and crafts. You won’t want to miss this. It’s a day of …

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Cities of Rockwood, Kingston recognize 100 years of Girl Scouts and proclaim 2012 “The Year of the Girl”

Kingston, Tenn. –  On February 27, 2012, City of Rockwood Mayor James Watts presented an official proclamation to Roane County Girl Scout Troop 20494. Additionally, On March 13, 2012, City of Kingston Mayor Troy Beets presented an official proclamation to Roane County Girl Scout Troops 20092, 20489 and 21168. Watts and Beets both recognized the remarkable milestone of the Girl Scouts’ 100th anniversary and proclaimed 2012 “The Year of the Girl.” The organization’s mission is to build girls of courage, confidence, …

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

(Norris, Tenn.) – On March 12, 2012, Norris, Tenn. City Council presented and voted unanimously to recognize 100 years of the Girl Scouts organization and to proclaim 2012 “The Year of the Girl.” City Council presented Troops 20502, 20167 and 20768 of the Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians with an official proclamation to recognize this remarkable milestone. Additionally, several members of these Girl Scout troops assisted in the service of worship at Norris United Methodist Church on March …

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Song List for the Knoxville Sing-Along on April 28

The song list for the 100th Anniversary Knoxville Sing-Along is now confirmed! Star performer Melinda Caroll will perform the following songs during the Sing-Along. Be sure to listen to the music and learn the words so you can be ready to SING ALONG with Melinda on April 28! Click on the title of the song to see the lyrics, and “Listen” next to each song to hear the songs with the words. IGNITE (Listen) Together We Can Change the World …

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‘Celebrate 100 Years of Girl Scouts’ at the Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge a huge success!

Thanks to all who came out to the Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge on March 24, 2012 for “Celebrate 100 Years of Girl Scouts.” The event began with a ribbon-cutting for the new Girl Scouts exhibit inside the museum at 10 a.m., followed by the program in the gymnasium with speakers and the amazing tableaux. Next, attendees enjoyed lunch and activities in rooms throughout the museum. Be sure to share your thoughts on the event with us! Below is a …

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Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge, Girl Scouts of Southern Appalachians team up to celebrate “100 Years of Girl Scouts”

(Oak Ridge, Tenn.) – On Saturday, March 24, the Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge (CMOR) and the Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians (GSCSA) will partner to host “Celebrate 100 Years of Girl Scouts” in recognition of the 100th anniversary of Girl Scouting in America. The celebration will be held from 10:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge. The March 24 event will include stage presentations, Girl Scout activities throughout the museum, lunch and viewing …

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Campbell County recognizes 100 years of Girl Scouts and proclaims 2012 “The Year of the Girl”

Jacksboro, Tenn. – Mayor William Baird recognized 100 years of the Girl Scouts organization and proclaimed 2012 “The Year of the Girl.” Baird presented girls with Troop 20208 and Troop 20715 of the Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians with a proclamation on March 8, 2012 at the Campbell County Courthouse to recognize this remarkable milestone (photo below). On March 12, 2012, Girl Scouts of the USA will celebrate its 100th Anniversary. On March 12, 1912, Juliette Gordon Low …

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Scott County recognizes 100 years of Girl Scouts and proclaims 2012 “The Year of the Girl”

Huntsville, Tenn. – On February 21, 2012, Mayor of Scott County Jeff Tibbals presented an official proclamation to Troop Leader Julie Baird and Scott County Girl Scout Troop 20016 after they led the Commission meeting in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. Tibbals recognized the remarkable milestone of the Girl Scouts’ 100th anniversary and proclaimed 2012 “The Year of the Girl.” On March 12, 2012, Girl Scouts of the USA will celebrate its 100th Anniversary. On March 12, 1912, Juliette Gordon …

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City of Clinton, Tennessee recognizes 100 years of Girl Scouts and proclaims 2012 “The Year of the Girl”

Clinton, Tenn. – On February 27, 2012, Scott Burton, Mayor of the City of Clinton, presented an official proclamation to Girl Scout troop leader and Service Unit Manager Tammy Freni along with local girls who belong to troops 20089 & 20194. Burton recognized the remarkable milestone of the Girl Scouts’ 100th anniversary and proclaimed 2012 “The Year of the Girl.” The organization’s mission is to build girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. On …

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Last payment due for the Washington, DC trip to Rock the Mall!

If you are traveling to Washington, DC with the council for the ROCK THE MALL Sing-Along, June 7-10, your last payment is due on March 15! Remember that if you requested a single, double or triple room, your supplemental hotel fee is also due with this payment. You may pay online at http://www.girlscoutcsa.org/events/261. Also, we have a limited number of spots left for the trip. Email Jen Sandie at jsandie@girlscoutcsa.org to learn more and register for the trip!

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