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Girl Scouts of the USA

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Top Girl Scouts of the USA Articles

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  • Pushing girl power

    Pushing girl power
    Leaders from the Girl Scouts of America shared advice on gender equality in leadership to more than 100 community and corporate leaders at a forum last week in Newport Beach. Voice for Girls 2012, hosted by the Girl Scouts of Orange County and...
  • Boy Scouts, after secret review, reaffirms ban on gays

    Boy Scouts, after secret review, reaffirms ban on gays
    The Boy Scouts of America on Tuesday reaffirmed the organization's policy of excluding gays, despite recent protest campaigns by members, including some of the group's board. The announcement came after a confidential two-year review by an 11-member...
  • Barbara Jan Yahn (BeGe)

    Barbara Jan Yahn (BeGe)
    Barbara Jan Yahn (BeGe), 81, of Newport Beach passed away on July 7, 2012 BeGe was born on New Years day in 1931 in Beverly Hills to Ruby and Francis Goldthwaite and had one older brother, Richard. She attended Anoakia School in Arcadia, International...
  • Another Fine Evening in Emmaus, with Zombies

     
    The other night I walked downtown with Thing One to watch the Emmaus Halloween Parade, in which Thing Two and her merry band of Daisies — the tiniest of the Girl Scouts — were processing in a float. Thing One is a marvelous big sister. She...
  • Marine welcomed home to Woodstock

     
    Marine Cpl. Nathaniel Lieb received a hero’s welcome home Sunday in Woodstock. Members of the Warriors’ Watch Riders escorted the Wonder Lake native to the …...
  • Chicago Zoological Society Partners with Girl Scouts to Help Girls Reach Goals in Anniversary Year

     
    A partnership between Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana and the Chicago Zoological Society, which manages Brookfield Zoo, encourages people to celebrate the …...
  • More after-Christmas clearance and other weekend deals

    More after-Christmas clearance and other weekend deals
    Now that two full weeks have passed since Christmas, we're getting into the really low prices for the leftover decorations, artificial Christmas trees and leg lamp window posters. My CVS went 75% off earlier this week, but other locations should do that...
  • Girl Scout Cookies and other sweets offer confusing labeling on trans fats

    Girl Scout Cookies and other sweets offer confusing labeling on trans fats
    Girl Scout Cookies, whose ordering season finished last week in the Chicago area, came with an extra pledge this year. For the first time ever, the scouts could promise that the majority of the cookies on the order form — five of eight varieties &#...
  • Don't forget to put your flag out

    June 14 was Flag Day. I put my flag out early, as I do every day. In driving from North Glendale to downtown, I counted the number of flags displayed on homes, mainly on residential streets. I counted seven. What is wrong with people? Don’t...
  • Tatyana McFadden: Howard County's 'Lady Velocity'

    Tatyana McFadden: Howard County's 'Lady Velocity'
    World-class track athlete Tatyana McFadden is not a flashy person. Soft-spoken with a thin face, dark brown eyes and a deceptively muscular frame, she is not the type to speak of her accomplishments without some prompting. But when she does talk about her...
  • York County Mother Upset By Girl Scout Grave Clean-up

    York County Mother Upset By Girl Scout Grave Clean-up
    A York County mother is upset by what she sees at her son's gravesite in East Berlin. A group of kindergarten and 1st grade Daisy girl scouts on a community service mission to clean-up the union cemetery, end up taking more than maybe they should have....