There's more happening at summer camp than you remember and Good Day Atlanta was on-hand to showcase fencing, one of the new activities. CEO Amy Dosik joined Fox's Paul Milliken to parry, thrust, attack and talk all things camp.
Atlanta Up Close: Interview with Members of
Atlanta's First Black American Girl Scout Troop
Dr. Roslyn Pope and Mrs. Celestine Bray Bottoms of Atlanta's first Black American Girl Scout troop discuss civil rights, leadership and the history of Girl Scouts with Lericia Harris of Atlanta Up Close. Joining them to discuss contemporary Girl Scouts is Vikki Millender-Morrow, COO of Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta and Girl Scout robotics team member, Madison K and her mother.
Online: Smart cookies: Win free Girl Scout cookies for a year
It could be yours’, if you’re the lucky winner of the Girl Scout Cookies for a Year contest. That’s 52 boxes in all (c’mon, it’s be prepared, not be greedy!) To enter, all you have to do is buy at least five boxes of Samoas, Do-si-dos or any of 6 other delicious cookie varieties currently being sold by dedicated local scouts. (Seven of the varieties will be available to the contest winner).
Girl Scouts come through: Find your cookies in a zip
Find your cookies at Showmethecookies.com. There's a new feature that lets cookie buyers connect to local Scouts’ online stores. Simply click on a desired location on the “Digital Cookie Map” and it brings up a link to a girl’s cookie Website where you can place an order.
MyAJC.com: In Atlanta, Girl Scouts will keep Thin
Mints price the same
The idea of plopping down another dollar to get my Thin Mints and Trefoils put me in panic mode. Rumor had it that our annual cookie fix would cost $5 a box this year instead of the $4 we’d just gotten used to. Don't worry. It is in Massachusetts. It isn’t here in Georgia.
AJC Online: Sunday Conversation with Melissa Malena
Senior Girl Scout Troop 1130 in Gwinnett County made a series of short videos posted on YouTube and other social media showing girls and women simple defense techniques to fight off a sexual assault. Senior Girl Scout Melissa Malena is an instructor in the videos, all of which end with the same message: Don’t be a victim. Fight. Run. Scream.
Daily Post: Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta encourage girl
participation in STEM subjects
Thousands of science and math-loving girls visited the 4th Annual Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta STEM Expo at the North Atlanta Trade Center last weekend. With more than 2,500 girls in attendance and 40 vendors, the expo is the largest girl-serving event in the area that focuses on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Local Girl Scouts and other kids had the opportunity to watch and participate in a variety of science-based activities.
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