Girl Scouts look to help communities

Mar 19, 2013

As local Girl Scouts celebrated their 101st birthday on March 12, they shared their list of community service projects they have done since September 2012.

Pinwheels for Peace, painted windows for Halloween at seniors home, collected and delivered baby girl items for Future Girl Scout born closest to Oct. 31. Juliette Gordon Lowe's birthday (founder of Girl Scouts), "Stuff a Stocking" collected stocking stuffers and stockings for the Bread for the Journey Food Bank, made bird feeders for Elderly Shut in in Tenants Harbor, Christmas cards for elderly housing, bought and wrapped Christmas presents for a needy family, passed out free hot chocolate and candy canes at Waldoboro Tree lighting, caroling at Waldoboro Green Living center, caroling at Knox Hotel Apartments in Thomaston, sent thank you cards to veterans, played "elves" for the Jingle Bell Express, made feral cat colony shelters and feeding stations, presented basket of new and gently used kid books to Pen Bay Emergency room over the holidays, packed Operation Christmas Boxes at Friendship Advent Christian Church, donated care packages to go along with the Operation Christmas Boxes

Girl Scouts are always looking for ways to help their communities. Please contact Patti Montana at 356-2836 or pmontana@gsmaine.org to have local Girl Scouts to help out an organization or community event.

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