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Girl Scouts of the USA

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  • Youth can learn the power to make a difference

    In late November and early December, I attended the two-week United Nations Climate Change Conference in Durban, South Africa. I was selected to represent the Girl Scouts of the USA as part of a youth delegation for the World Assn. of Girl Guides and Girl...
  • Women, girls herald Scouting's 100th anniversary

    Women, girls herald Scouting's 100th anniversary
    Soon after Melissa Contri gave birth to twin daughters 11 years ago, she looked up at her mother, who was in the delivery room, and said, "Mom, in five years they can be in Girl Scouts!" And why not? After all, Melissa had been a Scout, and her mother,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...