All registered adults and girls ages 14 and older are invited to join us for our Winter 2014 Association Meeting in Manhattan. For complete information about all of this spring's association meetings, click HERE to download a flyer.
DATE: Wednesday, February 19, 2014
TIME: 6:45 -- Displays & Refreshments/Meet & Greet with CEO; 7:15 -- meeting begins
CHAIR: Dalba Castrillon
LOCATION: Girl Scouts of Greater New York, Phipps Hall, 6th Floor, 43 West 23rd Street, New York, NY 10010
via Car: 23rd Street (btwn 5th and 6th). Parking lots, street parking.
Via Subway: F, R, W, 1, 6 to 23rd Street stops.
Welcome and Introductions
Remarks from Association Chair
Approval of the Fall 2013 Association Meeting Minutes
SPECIAL PRESENTATION: How to use Pinterest for troop planning
Join us for a special presentation on Pinterest -- a pinboard-style photo-sharing website that allows users to create theme-based collections surrounding events, crafts, and hobbies. Learn how Pinterest can can help you plan your troop meetings and trips, research relevant girl issues, organize relevant girl issues, organize creative ideas, and explore the exciting programs the Council has to offer.
The Girl Scouts of Greater New York thanks our Volunteers
On behalf of the 27,926 NYC girls served in 2013-2014, the Girl Scouts of Greater New York salutes our 9,087 adult volunteers who make everything possible. Thank you!
"Grow, Retain, and Deepen"
The Girl Scouts of Greater New York steps into its Second Century of serving the girls of NYC. Over the next 5 to 7 years, the organization plans to increase capacity to better serve even more girls. Programs are offered in Business & Entrepreneurship, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics), Environmental Leadership, and Personal Identity Leadership.
"Dollars and Sense" with Linda Descano
NYC Girl Scouts learn about business, financial literacy, and career options by visiting the trading floor at Citi in a special presentation from Linda Descano, Managing Director and Head of Content and Social, North America Marketing at Citi, and President and CEO of Women & Co.
"Class Act" with Dayle Haddon
Participants in the Career Exploration Program with the Girl Scouts of Greater New York learn about the importance of education and perseverance from Dayle Haddon, Founder of WomanOne.
"Dream Team" with Anne Keating
Participants in the Girl Scout Leadership Institute in NYC learn how to work as a team in a special presentation from Anne Keating, Senior Vice President of Public Relations, Special Events, and Corporate Philanthropy at Bloomingdale's.
"Today's Girls, Tomorrow's Leaders"
Five short films created for the Girl Scouts of Greater New York's 2014 Gala Celebrating Our Second Century, featuring honorees Linda Descano, Dayle Haddon, Anne Keating, and Alan Siegel.
"Pitch Perfect" with Alan Siegel
NYC Girl Scouts learn about Business & Entrepreneurship skills by participating in Cookie University, which included a special presentation on marketing from Alan Siegel, Founder, President, and CEO of Siegelvision.
Girl Scouts Leadership Institute on WOR Radio 710
Girl Scouts of Greater New York CEO Barbara Murphy-Warrington discusses GSLI (The Girl Scouts Leadership Institute, which is offered in partnership with Barnard College's Athena center for Leadership Studies) on "The Joan Hamburg Show" on WOR Radio 710 on July 9, 2013.
This film featuring the honorees of our 100th Anniversary Gala, Renee Haugerud, Michelle Lee, Sandra Lee and Trish McEvoy and our New York City Girl Scouts includes five chapters: "100 Year Commitment," "Global Citizens," "The Sky is the Limit," "Making a Difference" and "Today's Girls, Tomorrow's Leaders."
To celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Girl Scouting in New York City, this film featuring Girl Scout Board President Rose Littlejohn, CEO Barbara Murphy-Warrington and our New York City Girl Scouts, includes highlights from our first 100 years and then focuses on the importance of "making the history of tomorrow" today.