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St. John teen earns highest Girl Scout achievement award

St. John teen earns highest Girl Scout achievement award

ST. JOHN | Sarah Kranc, 19, of St. John, has earned the highest achievement that Girl Scouting offers to Scouts, the Gold Award.

July 24, 2014 3:12 pm
Four St. John siblings earn Scouting's highest honor

Four St. John siblings earn Scouting's highest honor

CALUMET CITY | If you need help building a camp fire or starting a community service project, call the Wojciks.

July 06, 2014 12:00 pm

Boy Scout Forestry Badge offered at Gibson Woods

HAMMOND | A Forestry Merit Badge program will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at Gibson Woods Nature Preserve, 6201 Parrish Ave. The fee is $5 per Boy/Girl Scout and space is limited. Registration required. Participants must register individually at (219) 844-3188. Scouts will be introduced the pri…

June 19, 2014 12:00 am
Scouts participate in Scout Sunday at St. Ann in Lansing

Scouts participate in Scout Sunday at St. Ann in Lansing

LANSING | St. Ann Parish recently hosted Scout Sunday with Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and Cub Scouts from Lansing attended. Participating were Lansing American Legion Post 697, Boy Scout Troop 276, St. Ann Girl Scouts and their leaders.

April 09, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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East Side Lions acknowledge Scouting organizations

East Side Lions acknowledge Scouting organizations

CHICAGO | The East Side Lions once again invited representatives from local Scouting organizations to visit their meeting on Feb. 18 at the East Side United Methodist Church to recognize their involvement in the community.

March 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Girl Scout Cookies Vintage Advertisement

Girl Scout Cookies Vintage Advertisement

Girl Scout Cookies have remained a popular staple fundraising venture for decades, with the addition of many new cookie varieties for sale compared to the original shortbread and sandwich cookie offerings.

January 30, 2014 12:00 am
South Holland Girl Scouts build awareness of breast cancer

South Holland Girl Scouts build awareness of breast cancer

60322 Troop members gave a presentation on breast cancer awareness to the mammography department at South Suburban Hospital in Hazel Crest. Pictured from left are Troop members Shayla Crozier, Milan Savage, Addison Perkins, Lundyn Williams, Maya Jones, Paisley Namowicz and Leslie Adams, coor…

October 31, 2013 12:00 am
South Holland Girl Scouts build awareness of breast cancer

South Holland Girl Scouts build awareness of breast cancer

SOUTH HOLLAND | October is national Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Girl Scouts across the country worked to raise awareness and money to help find a cure and foster an environment supportive of greater breast cancer education and research.

October 31, 2013 12:00 am
Girl Scouts plant garden to benefit South Suburban Family Shelter

Girl Scouts plant garden to benefit South Suburban Family Shelter

HOMEWOOD | When Junior Girl Scout Troops 60051 and 60059 met to discuss how they would earn their Bronze Awards, it didn’t take long to agree they wanted to do a green project.

September 26, 2013 9:30 am Photos

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Girl Scouts plant garden to benefit South Suburban Family Shelter

Girl Scouts plant garden to benefit South Suburban Family Shelter

A sample of produce harvested at a community garden plot planted by Junior Girl Scout Troops 60051 and 60059 of Homewood.

September 25, 2013 12:00 am
Girl Scouts plant garden to benefit South Suburban Family Shelter

Girl Scouts plant garden to benefit South Suburban Family Shelter

Cynthia Armand, troop leader, left; Maureen Guger, Master Gardener, right; and Girl Scouts who worked on a community garden to benefit the South Suburban Family Shelter in Homewood. The Girl Scouts are, from left, Justice Wrather, Victoria Craig, Sydney Armand and Makayla Brown. Jalani Jacks…

September 25, 2013 12:00 am

Girl Scouts Honor Local Volunteers for Service

DYER | Girl Scouts of all ages regularly receive awards and badges that recognize their accomplishments and proficiency for learning new skills. Each spring, however, Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana honors hundreds of adult volunteers whose outstanding dedication enables…

August 15, 2013 3:04 pm
Scouts honor fallen heroes

Scouts honor fallen heroes

July 14, 2013 12:00 am
Girl Scouts honor local volunteers for service

Girl Scouts honor local volunteers for service

LANSING | Girl Scouts of all ages regularly receive awards and badges that recognize their accomplishments and proficiency for learning new skills. Each spring, however, Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana honors hundreds of adult volunteers whose outstanding dedication enab…

July 05, 2013 4:32 pm

Girl Scouts honor local volunteers for service

GARY | Girl Scouts of all ages regularly receive awards and badges that recognize their accomplishments and proficiency for learning new skills. Each spring, however, Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana honors hundreds of adult volunteers whose outstanding dedication enables…

July 03, 2013 5:53 pm

Girl Scouts honor local volunteers for service

CROWN POINT | Girl Scouts of all ages regularly receive awards and badges that recognize their accomplishments and proficiency for learning new skills. Each spring, however, Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana honors hundreds of adult volunteers whose outstanding dedication …

July 01, 2013 5:54 pm
CP Girl Scouts earn award

CP Girl Scouts earn award

CROWN POINT | Four Crown Point girls have earned the Bronze Award, the highest award a Junior Girl Scout can earn.

March 21, 2013 12:18 pm
Girl Scouts gather in sisterhood

Girl Scouts gather in sisterhood

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | Girl Scouts from 35 troops in Valparaiso and Washington Township gathered Sunday afternoon at Washington Township High School for the 33rd annual Scouting Girls Style.

March 10, 2013 6:15 pm Photos

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Girl Scouts gather in sisterhood

Girl Scouts gather in sisterhood

Girl Scouts from troops throughout the Valparaiso area make dream catchers during the Scout Like A Girl event Sunday at Washington Township High School.

March 10, 2013 5:08 pm
Girl Scouts gather in sisterhood

Girl Scouts gather in sisterhood

Claire Starr, 5, of Valparaiso, fills out her "passport" to go on the Girl Scout Adventure during the Scout Like A Girl event Sunday at Washington Township High School.

March 10, 2013 5:08 pm
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