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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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Happy Birthday, Juliette Gordon Low!

It’s October 31, which means it’s time for goblins, ghouls, trick-or-treating and painting the town in spooky costumes! But October 31 doesn’t just celebrate Halloween – it’s also the Girl Scouts founder’s birthday, Juliette Gordon Low! Juliette Gordon Low was born Juliette Magill Kinzie Gordon on October 31, 1860, in Savannah, Georgia. Click here to visit the GSUSA webpage and learn more about Juliette’s life. Happy Halloween, and Happy Birthday Juliette! So, what are you doing to celebrate Juliette’s birthday?

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LIFE publishes timeline of vintage Girl Scout photos!

LIFE has a photo-timeline of Girl Scouting titled, “In Praise of Girl Scouts.” It arches from 1912 to today and states:   “Girl Scouts of the USA is a youth organization for girls in the United States and American girls living abroad. It is the world’s preeminent organization dedicated solely to girls. It was founded by Juliette Gordon Low in 1912 and was organized after Low met Robert Baden-Powell, the founder of Scouting, in 1911. Upon returning to Savannah, Georgia, she …

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