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

Kingston, Tenn. –  On February 28, 2012, Roane County Executive Ron Woody presented an official proclamation to Roane County Girl Scout Troops 20716 and 20846. Woody 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 March 12, 2012, Girl Scouts of the USA will celebrate its 100th Anniversary. On March 12, …

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Registration is now open for the 100th Anniversary Knoxville Sing-Along!

The Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians will host a 100th Anniversary Sing-Along in Knoxville on April 28, 2012! The event is from noon to 4 p.m. at World’s Fair Park. Girl Scout songstress Melinda Caroll will headline the event! Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the gate. The deadline for advance tickets is April 20 and we will sell tickets at the gate ONLY if we have space available. Visit the event page to register! http://www.girlscoutcsa.org/events/225.

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ToGetHerThere campaign launched

Today, Girl Scouts of the USA declared 2012 the “Year of the Girl” and launched the ToGetHerThere campaign. Girl Scouts is issuing an urgent call for all members of society to place girl leadership front and center on the national agenda. Negative influences include peer pressure not to stand out; unhealthy images about beauty in the media; a lack of mentors; little support for girls with an interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM); and bullying. This cycle of …

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LAST CALL for early-bird D.C. registrations!

Ready to ROCK THE MALL in Washington, D.C. on June 9, 2012? Join GSCSA when we head to D.C. June 7-10 for the national 100th Anniversary Sing-Along! Today is the LAST DAY for early-bird registrations for this trip. You can still register until midnight tonight for the $419 rate. Don’t delay! Register here: http://www.girlscoutcsa.org/events/228

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