work to leverage the advantages of being a "high-capacity" council, we have
become more aggressive in advocating for girls through our local and state
governments and even developed an advocacy alliance with our sister
council, Girl Scouts of North-Central Alabama. The first arena we will tackle as a part of this initiative,
will be promoting healthy media images.
Many of you may remember that we had Civic Education Day
scheduled for April 28, filled with 100 girls who were going to spend
part of their day learning about the legislative process. However, the damage from severe storms and
tornadoes from the previous evening intervened, and the event was
As a part of our endeavors to build a higher profile with our state and elected officials, we are holding an installation ceremony for Alabama Honorary Girl Scout Troop 1912. Troop 1912 is a bi-partisan delegation of Alabama elected officials, formed to help educate our branches of government about issues affecting girls and young women. They are supportive of Girl Scout initiatives and will serve as a voice for girls and young women. The inaugural group will be installed in a ceremony at the State House in Montgomery on June 2 at 9 a.m. Let us know if you are interested in attending. We would love to have you join us for this special event.