Blog

Oct 31

Update on the Effects of Hurricane Sandy

Barbara Murphy-Warrington, CEO, Girl Scouts of Greater New York

Dear Girl Scout Family and Friends,

Many people across our city and in the surrounding states of New Jersey and Connecticut have been... Read more »
Oct 26

Experience of a Lifetime

By Asha Alexandria Wills, an Ambassador Girl Scout from Troop 2203

I recently had the unique opportunity to go on a press junket – which is an event where reporters interview stars from a new movie. After travelling to Los Angeles for six hours on... Read more »
Oct 26

Make a Difference in Celebration of Juliette Low’s Birthday

By Barbara Murphy-Warrington, CEO, Girl Scouts of Greater New York

 

Over the next few days, we have great reason to celebrate and to take action. October 27th marks Make A Difference Day, the nation’s largest day of volunteering;... Read more »
Oct 11

International Day of the Girl

By Barbara Murphy-Warrington, CEO, Girl Scouts of Greater New York

October 11, 2012 marks the first United Nations International Day of the Girl. The day is part of a larger global movement to recognize girls' rights and the unique challenges girls face. Girls... Read more »
Oct 05

Will You Still Need Your Badges When You Grow Up? Understanding How Girl Scout Patches and Badges Define Success

By Monique Tinglin, Ambassador Girl Scout and Delegate for the Girl Scouts of Greater New York Council

As the saying goes, eighty percent of success is showing up. The other twenty percent is what one does when one gets there! As Girl Scouts, we recognize this;... Read more »
Sep 29

How to Boost Cookie Sales With Lessons From the Coca-Cola Giant

By DeAndra Forde, Senior Girl Scout

My favorite stop during our 2012 Girl Scout Troop Trip was World of Coca-Cola in Atlanta, Georgia. It dawned on me that I could increase my cookie sales this year by leveraging the 4 U’s that I learned from the cola giant.... Read more »
Sep 12

The Best Girl Scout Experience of My Lifetime

By Lauren Tinglin

I have recently experienced the most enlightening journey since I joined Girl Scouts as a Daisy. My troop and I visited The House of Juliette Gordon Low for the second time. My first visit was when I was a Junior. Somehow, this recent trip to Savannah, Georgia for... Read more »
Aug 24

Gold Awardee Interviewed on NBC NY Local News



On June 21st, a little over a week after receiving my Gold Award, I was invited to join Barbara Murphy-Warrington, CEO of the Girl Scouts of Greater New York, in a television interview with Roseanne Coletti of NBC NY Local News. The experience was amazing, and one I will never forget.

After... Read more »
Jun 28

A safe haven for Forest Park turtles: Queens Girl Scout earns her Gold Award

Katherine Kurre, a Girl Scout who lives in Glendale, Queens, received a special award for building a turtle island at Strack Pond in Forest Park.

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May 25

New York Law Journal Profiles a Girl Scout Volunteer


Girl Scout LeaderThe New York Law Journal reports that Mary Beth Hogan, a full-time litigator at Debevoise &... Read more »