Community Service: October 2008 Archives

Cadette Girl Scout Troop 8286 is collecting aluminum for the SPCA, and here's your opportunity to help.  Saturday, November 22, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., the troop will be collecting aluminum at the Keep Mobile Beautiful Recycling Center at 1451 Government Street.  All your troop has to do is drop it off, and Troop 8286 will take care of the rest.

For more information, contact Liz Carnahan at

The communities in our council thrive because of committed and talented individuals whose efforts make a difference.  Every year, we honor up to nine women in South Alabama who have distinguished themselves through service and leadership.

These women will exemplify extraordinary civic, professional and/or philanthropic commitment and achievement.  They will be be a role model for girls, demonstrating a commitment to the advocacy for improving the lives of women and/or girls and have demonstrated initiative, integrity and leadership characteristics.  Nominees are not required to have been or currently be a Girl Scout.

We invite you to nominate distinguished women from our communities.  One award will be presented in each of the nine categories at our Women of Distinction Gala in Montgomery on March 10, 2009. 

Please visit our Special Events page to learn more.  Deadline for nominations is November 28, 2008.

Every year, our council is privileged to select a a young woman (ages 14-18) as a Young Woman of Distinction.  Do you know this girl?  She may be in your troop, a friend's troop, or your own daughter! 

This Senior or Ambassador Girl Scout will, through her community involvement and service activities, demonstrate the 3 "Cs" of the Girl Scouting Movement: Courage, Confidence and Character.  She will be honored at our Women of Distinction Gala in Montgomery on March 10, 2009.  Here are the official rules:

·         Nominee must live or work within the geographic boundaries of Girl Scouts of Southern Alabama.

·         Exhibit courage, confidence, and character and make the world a better place.

·         Be between the ages of 14-18.

·         Nominees are required to be a current Girl Scout.

Visit our Special Events page for more information.  Deadline for nominating your Young Woman of Distinction is November 28, 2008. 



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