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October 2019: Celebrating Growth

As the Girl Scout year closed on September 30, a wonderful thing happened, our membership grew to more than 25,268 girl members and 12,493 adult members! It's been a tough few years with most youth-serving organizations losing members to the myriad of ways kids can spend their time. This is the first time in eight years that GSNEO membership has grown and the first time in ten years the council has exceeded its goal. First, and foremost that means more girls had the opportunity to experience Girl Scouts and reap the benefits of our program. That means more girls will be on a path to leadership, have a stronger sense of self, and have STEM confidence, just to name a few of those benefits. It also means that more families believe in our program and with all the choices they have, they picked Girl Scouts! Our community supporters know this is a big deal, and it makes them feel confident in their investments of time and other resources in GSNEO.  I am so grateful to all the volunteers who made this happen – from service teams to troop leaders, and zip-line facilitators to program aides- you made Girl Scouts come alive in your community and drew members like bees to honey or should I say like s’mores to campfires.

>> Girl Scouts Day at the Zoo; Volunteer highlight; Grant Highlight: Ohio EPA; Women of Distinction noms open; Be a Badge Boss

September 2019
August 2019
June 2019
May 2019
April 2019
March 2019

March 8: World Thinking Day activities, Mall Lock-In, Camp Ledgewood Naming Opportunities, Decoding the Digital Girl, more

February 2019

February 15:  Women of Distinction winners; Gold Award Spotlight, Meet a Board Member, STEM Advisory Committee

January 2019

January 11, 2019: Be a Badge Boss, Pixie Plus, FirstEnergy thanks

December 2018

December 2018: The Perfect Gift, Meet a Board Member, Gold Award Highlight  

November 2018

November 2018:  Mysterious Fun, Dessert First Sweet Success, New features on Pixie Plus

October 2018

October 5: Life saving action recognized, Girl Scouts celebrate women, Meet GSNEO Board Member: Robyn Gordon, Grant Highlight: AT&T

September 2018

September 9, 2018: Setting the Record Straight, Ella: Champion of Literacy, Women of Color event, Show your Sash: Ann Manby, Be a Badge Boss!

August 2018

August 3: Thanks to Julianne, Girl Scout Destinations, Tribute to a World Changer, Bee Safe Bronze Award project, Gold Award Spotlight

July 2018

July 6, 2018:  Unleash Strong! Be a Girl Scout, All Aboard the Natuica Queen, Gold Award Glitter, Lunch and Limo, Garden Dedication, Happy 100th Birthday Celebration, Show Your Sash: Diana Selzer

June 2018

June 8, 2018: More than S'mores, Camp Inspires: Check out some end of the year celebrations, A Savannah Send-Off, GSNEO Spotlights, and Count Sheep at Camp Ledgewood

May 2018

May 14, 2018: A Matter of Convenience, GSNEO hits a Bullseye!, Cupcake Wars, A sweet Bronze Award celebration, Celebrating our Volunteers

April 2018

April 6, 2018: The Giving Gap, Donor Spotlight, Women of Distinction tickets available, Peeps Palooza, Pixie Plus

March 2018

March 9, 2018: Girl Scouts is inspiring the next generation of change makers, Going for the Gold Celebrations, Cookie Pros meet the Board of Directors, Visiting the Women in Networking: Cleveland Chapter, more adventures in the community!

February 2018

February 9, 2018: Joining Hands in Friendship to Conquer Fear, World Thinking Day visits, All about Mall Lock-in, Featured Girl Scout Alum, Girl Scout Champion, Town Hall Meetings

January 2018

January 5, 2018: Big (often pretty unrealistic) goals

 

 

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