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Submitted by Troop Leader Lee Merrill When you hear the word “luau,” Benton, Tennessee, probably doesn’t come to mind. But when native Samoans from all over the country converge on this little town for a family reunion, that is exactly what you get: a luau! Benton United Methodist Church hosted the event, and the girls of Troop 40449 volunteered to keep the luau clean and litter-free. But it wasn’t all work. The girls enjoyed great Polynesian food and dancing. The troop thanks our own Teppa and …
Top American Idol contestants going on a nation-wide tour this summer. The the American Idol Live tour comes to Knoxville’s Thompson-Boling Arena August 6 with discounted tickets for Girl Scout groups.
The cookies our girls worked so hard to sell for the council’s Mountain of Hope project are getting into the hands of our troops. A little at a time, more than 9,000 boxes are being distributed to members of the army and air national guards. Photos from a distribution in Tullahoma, Tennessee are below. Barbara Sanders of the Tennessee National Guard writes: We are so grateful for people and organizations that take the time to go out of their way …
Registered Girl Scouts are eligible for discounted tickets to the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway on Friday, June 14. Come experience the nitro-burning, pulse-pounding excitement of Thunder Valley racing and racers reaching speeds of 320 miles per hour.
The WNBA’s Atlanta Dream presents Kids Day at Philips Arena on Tuesday, June 25 at noon. Seats are $12 or $14. Beyond the action on the court, kids will enjoy face painting, balloon artistry, and more.
Get excited about attending college by attending the Girl University and Campus Tours, hosted by Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee. Girl University is Saturday, June 22 at Lipscomb University in Nashville. Parents/Guardians and rising 7th-8th graders are invited to attend this day to learn about life after high school led by a team of experts.
Come cheer on the WNBA Atlanta Dream as the team hosts the Phoenix Mercury at a special Girl Scout Day event. Tickets to the September 8 game are $14 per person, and girls will get special patches (limited availability).
The Hamblen County Service Unit will host a summer day camp with the theme “Design: Fashion, Interior, and Architecture” July 22, 23, 25, and 26 at Liberty United Methodist Church.
Join a fun overnight, lock-in at one of Pigeon Forge’s most exciting attractions – WonderWorks!
Start off the Girl Scout year with a Family Fun Day in Banner Elk, NC. Enjoy a day full of fun family-togetherness!