Girl Scouts in Action

October 30, 2016 | Girl Scout SU 31-6

Packaging food

Stop Hunger Now!

On October 15, a breezy, sunny autumnal morning, members of the Girl Scout Service Unit 31-6, Boy Scouts Troop 1441 and members of The Colesville Presbyterian Church (CPC) gathered together to “Stop Hunger Now.”  This effort was coordinated by Jean Dimeo of CPC. The church also sponsored and hosted this event. It’s All Purpose Room […]

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October 29, 2016 | Girl Scout SU 31-6

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Katie Reilly from She’s the First and International Day of the Girl

On October 11th, at Google HQ many empowering and strong women met to celebrate Day of the Girl, and to discuss women’s rights. At the event they hosted a panel, where a few empowering women spoke about what they did about women’s rights. Before the event started, guests enjoyed refreshments and mingled. The Girl Scout […]

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October 28, 2016 | Girl Scout SU 31-6

Panelists at the International Day of the Girl Child Event,

International Day of the Girl Child Panel Recap

On October 11, the Girl Scout Media Team made their way to Google Headquarters in Washington D.C. to cover and report upon the Memunatu Magazine’s International Day of the Girl event. Moderating the event was Nina Oduro, and panelists included Monica Jahan Bose, founder of Storytelling With Saris; Yawa Hansen-Quao, founder of the Leading Ladies […]

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October 27, 2016 | Girl Scout SU 31-6

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Interview with Ms. Yawa Hansen-Quao

At the end of the International Day of the Girl, I got a chance to interview Ms. Yawa Hansen-Quao. Ms. Yawa is the founder of Leading Ladies’ Network and the co-founder of Impact Hub in Accra, Ghana. Questions asked and Ms. Yawa’s responses are as follows: Why did you start doing what you do now? Her […]

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October 26, 2016 | Girl Scout SU 31-6

Media Team posing for a photo!

Google Hosts International Day of the Girl Child at DC Headquarters

On October 11, Google hosted a wonderful event, celebrating International Day of the Girl Child. And who better to cover this event than 31-6’s own Girl Scout Media Team, a team of teenage girls? The team was promised a wonderful night, and the event did not disappoint. The team started the night by learning how to […]

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October 25, 2016 | Girl Scout SU 31-6

Mia working hard on a dress!

Sewing Booth with Ms. Laura: Making Dresses for Refugee Camps in Africa

October 9th  was the Montgomery County Girl Scout Vendor Fair. I had the wonderful privilege to work and present at the sewing booth. The booth was Mrs. Laura’s sewing booth. Mrs. Laura is a sewing expert. She teaches sewing classes for girls eight and up. Mostly registered Girl Scouts come, but they are able to invite […]

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October 24, 2016 | Girl Scout SU 31-6

Volunteering

Stop Hunger Now Community Event

On October 15, Girl Scout Cadette, through Ambassadors of Service Unit 31-6, along with church members, Boy Scouts and other people from the community volunteered at the Colesville Presbyterian Church for the Stop Hunger Now event. Stop Hunger Now is a nonprofit organization in order to package food for distribution and shipping to feed the […]

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October 18, 2016 | Girl Scout SU 31-6

Girl Scouts at the museum!

Opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture

More than one thousand people attended the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Tickets to visit the museum are very hard to get, and are not available until after December 2016. Thanks to my Girl Scouts Troop, I was able to attend the museum’s opening. The architectural shape of the museum represents the headwear that many […]

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October 17, 2016 | Girl Scout SU 31-6

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SU 31-6 Vendor Fair

Sunday, October 9th, Girl Scout Service Unit 31-6 met at a local church to discuss opportunities being offered to Girl Scouts this year. Among these were riding stables, senator assistants, self defense classes, cooking classes, and tech classes. My personal favorites at the vendor fair were the opportunity to be an assistant to Congressman Chris […]

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March 21, 2016 | Girl Scout SU 31-6

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Going Batty

On March 12, my Girl Scout Troop went on a trip to the Lincoln Caverns in Pennsylvania. The first day, we went on a tour called “Going Batty”. On that trip, we learned all about bats. Did you know that bats only have one child a year? Also, bats are very helpful to people. Do […]

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