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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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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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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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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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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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