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Recognitions & Appreciation

Vicky Moore, March's Volunteer of the Month
Vicky Moore, March's Volunteer of the Month

Volunteer of the Month

We are proud to highlight Vicky Moore as March's Volunteer of the Month.

"Vicky’s service unit recently had a meeting and one of the topics was summer camp. The SU realized for the last 2 years that getting girls to camp was an issue, as the closest stop to Stone Mountain was N. Druid Hills. As this was not convenient for parents they discussed a possibility of getting a stop added in Stone Mountain. Without hesitation Vicky volunteered to apply to drive the GSGATL van, but what most don’t know is that Vicky serves as a Dekalb County School Bus Driver every day. Because of Vicky’s selfless act of kindness to extend her time and efforts over the summer months, we now have a van driver to assist with safely transporting our Girls to a secure pickup and drop-off location in Stone Mountain to attend Summer Camp!."

"The 817 Crossbridge SU is so VERY grateful to Vicky for this new opportunity for the Girls. "

Vicky is not only a leader, but she’s also a role model for the girls and she’s extended her service in ways that far exceed the Girl Scout Promise and Law. It’s with sincere excitement that we extend this March 2020 Volunteer of the Month Award to Vicky Moore!

Thank you for your service to Girl Scouts.


Leader Appreciation

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Appreciate Your Troop Leader By...
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Encouraging Emails
Send your volunteers a heartfelt email thanking them for all they do for the girls during the year. Don’t forget to attach some wacky pictures of you two!

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Snail Mail
Everyone loves getting a handwritten note in the mail. Early in the week, write a fun letter to your volunteers and mail them using the good old fashioned mailbox. Be sure to use some colorful pens and stickers to jazz it up!

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Emoji Excitement
One day during the week, send your volunteer a happy text. Feel free to add in your favorite emojis to summarize your appreciation. I mean, a smiley face with jazz hands?! Who wouldn’t love that?

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Tag, You’re it!
Post a cute picture or pic collage to social media. Hit up all the best sites (Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter) so your volunteer is bombarded with love! Be sure to tag @GirlScoutsATL so we can repost!

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Sing Like a Canary
Leave a sweet voicemail for your volunteer. Maybe create your own rendition of “for (s)he’s a jolly good fellow!” 

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But First, Coffee!
Invite your special volunteer out for a quick coffee break. Or, if schedules are tight, buy her favorite frappe-cappa-mocha-whatever and drop it by her house or office.

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Sweet Little Something
Bake some cookies or cupcakes and bring them to your volunteer. If you have a troop meeting this week, you might want to double the batch...Girl Scouts love cookies!

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Welcome Home!
Nothing brings a smile to your face after a long day than a colorful balloon tied to your mailbox. Spread cheer by tying a balloon in your volunteer’s favorite color to her mailbox while she’s away.

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And a Five, Six, Seven, Eight...
If you have a troop meeting this week, ask your girls to perform a sweet poem, song, or dance for your leader. What about a little “make new friends, but keep the old” ended with a big “thank you!!”

Personalized-eCard

Design an eCard
Celebrate your favorite Girl Scout volunteers by sending them a personalized eCard.

SMORE Patch
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SMORE Patch

Earn your SMORE Patch (Sharing Moments Of Recognition Everyday) by completing the Discover, Connect, Take Action steps and present at your troop meeting.

S'More Patch Brochure for Daisies and Brownies
S'More Patch Brochure for Juniors and Cadettes
S'More Patch Brochure for Seniors and Ambassadors


Adult Awards and Nomination Deadlines
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Adult Awards

Who do you know who has gone above and beyond as a volunteer?

Who truly shows what it means to be a Girl Scout?

Who makes a difference in the lives of girls, makes volunteering easier for adults, and makes the Girl Scout Movement shine?

Show them how much they mean by nominating them for an Adult Award.

  • Anyone can nominate – girls, adults, volunteers, community members
  • Anyone can be nominated – any friend to Girl Scouts can be recognized!

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Nomination deadlines are:

  • February 15 for spring presentations
  • September 15 for fall presentations

Learn more about adult awards

Request a Numeral Guard