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Girl Scouts, 1 day ago
Cookie season is in full swing, and this week's #TBT post fits perfectly with the theme! Our very own Shayla Scarlett, GSGNY's Director of Institutional Philanthropy and Strategic Partnerships, not only started as a Girl Scout, but was featured on the Thin Mint cookie box starting in 1990 – and stayed on it for the next ten years! Says Shayla: "The photo followed me all the way to college!"
Girl Scouts, 2 days ago
Brooklyn Troop 2717 lent a helping hand during State Senator Marty Golden's holiday tree lighting event and were featured in the Brooklyn Home Reporter.
Girl Scouts, 3 days ago
Join us for Junior Day at the Museum of The City of New York! Special Activity: Building Bridges! Date: Saturday, January 24th Time:10:00 AM—2:00 PM Location: Museum of the City of New York 1220 Fifth Avenue (at 103rd Street) New York, NY 10029 Cost: $15 per girl To download a flyer, register, and learn more information, please visit this link: http://www.girlscoutsnyc.org/events/328-junior-day-at-the-museum-of-the-city-of-new-york
Girl Scouts, 3 days ago
Announcing Daisy Day at the Museum of Mathematics! Date: Saturday, February 7, 2015 Time: 10:00 A.M — 12:30 P.M. Location: 11 East 26th Street, New York, NY 10010 Costs: Girls- $12 Adults- $15 Girls with Educator Session- $24 To download a flyer, register, and learn more information, please visit this link: http://www.girlscoutsnyc.org/events/327-daisy-day-at-the-museum-of-mathematics
Girl Scouts, 4 days ago
Cookie University - November 2014, 4 days ago
Are you ready for this year's cookie sale? These Daisies, Brownies, and Juniors gathered at Mercy College in the Bronx this November to learn effective, fun ways to promote their cookie businesses! A special thank you goes out to our volunteers who made the day a success... and also to our older girls who served as Cookie Mentors! (Photos taken by Karenbeatrice Porcher) Are you ready for this year's cookie sale? These Daisies, Brownies, and Juniors gathered at Mercy College in the Bronx this November to learn effective, fun ways to promote their cookie businesses! A special thank you goes out to our volunteers who made the day a success... and also to our older girls who served as Cookie Mentors! (Photos taken by Karenbeatrice Porcher)
Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney is interviewed by a Girl Scout, 4 days ago
Portraits in Leadership—Girl Scouts Interview Women Members of Congress In a series of interviews with female members of the United States Congress, Girl Scouts across the country sat down with their Congresswomen to learn about their individual leadership journeys and discover what inspired them to take on leadership roles. The interviews gave Girl Scouts an opportunity to ask their Members of Congress for advice about the skills and the character girls will need to develop in order to lead our world in the twenty-first century. Seventy percent of the women in the U.S. Senate and 57 percent of the women in the House of Representatives are Girl Scout alumnae; but regardless of whether or not they were Girl Scouts, each Congresswoman spoke of the value of having an organization such as Girl Scouts to help girls develop leadership qualities. Girls Scouts profiled women members of Congress—both Republicans and Democrats—to highlight their advice to girls everywhere who aspire to become leaders in their communities. Click on the video link to discover what women Members of Congress have to say about the important role Girl Scouts plays in developing leadership skills in girls. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MMOVtkF6tGQ
WOR Radio: NYC Girl Scouts can now sell cookies online (December 12, 2014), 7 days ago
Click on this link to listen to Olivia's interview about Digital Cookie that aired on WOR this morning! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Xalasxqiac&feature=youtu.be
Serenading the sick at St. Mary’s, 7 days ago
Girl Scouts from Troop 4573 at Holy Cross in Whitestone last Thursday serenaded patients at St. Mary’s Hospital for Children in Bayside and brought them gifts, as reported in the Queens Chronicle: http://www.qchron.com/editions/north/serenading-the-sick-at-st-mary-s/article_ce45d486-8183-11e4-9d79-274542c9b57e.html Girl Scouts from Troop 4573 at Holy Cross in Whitestone last Thursday serenaded patients at St. Mary’s Hospital for Children in Bayside and brought them gifts. www.qchron.com
Girl Scouts, 7 days ago
If you are a WOR 710 listener, you may have heard Olivia from Troop 3199 talk to reporter Sara Lee Kessler this morning. They discussed the kick-off of the 2014-2015 Initial Sale and why Olivia thinks Digital Cookie will help her increase her sales numbers this year. Her new goal is 2,500. Whoa, that's a lot of cookies!
Barbara Murphy-Warrington, GSGNY CEO, at Women of Distinction Breakfast
Girl Scouts of Greater New York CEO Barbara Murphy-Warrington speaks at the organization's 22nd annual Women of Distinction Breakfast at Cipriani 42nd Street on October 29, 2014.
April Mintz, GSGNY 2014 Future Woman of Distinction
The Girl Scouts of Greater New York honors Girl Scout April Mintz of Staten Island as its 2014 Future Woman of Distinction at its 22nd annual Women of Distinction Breakfast at Cipriani 42nd Street on October 29, 2014.
Amy Hall, GSGNY 2014 Woman of Distinction
The Girl Scouts of Greater New York honors Amy Hall, Director of Social Consciousness at EILEEN FISHER, Inc., at its 22nd annual Women of Distinction Breakfast at Cipriani 42nd Street on October 29, 2014.
Elisabeth DeMarse, GSGNY 2014 Woman of Distinction
The Girl Scouts of Greater New York honors Elisabeth DeMarse, President, Chairman, and CEO of TheStreet, Inc., at its 22nd annual Women of Distinction Breakfast at Cipriani 42nd Street on October 29, 2014.
Beth Bovis, GSGNY 2014 Woman of Distinction
The Girl Scouts of Greater New York honors Beth Bovis, Partner at A.T. Kearney, at its 22nd annual Women of Distinction Breakfast at Cipriani 42nd Street on October 29, 2014.
Catherine Walsh: GSGNY 2014 Woman of Distinction
The Girl Scouts of Greater New York honors Catherine Walsh. Chief Communications Officer of Coty Inc., at its 22nd annual Women of Distinction Breakfast at Cipriani 42nd Street on October 29, 2014.
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.