Events: February 2009 Archives

Girl Scouts of North-Central Alabama invites all high school age Girl Scouts to their Young Women's Leadership Summit.  The event is April 17 - 18 at the Alabama 4-H Center in Columbiana.

Check-in at 6 p.m. Friday and check out at 4 p.m. Saturday.

Join GSNCA for a weekend of fun and leadership!

Workshops begin at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday.

The cost is $50 per girl including lodging, food, BPW/GS Leadership Patch and more.

Saturday sessions include:

Standing Out in a Crowd, Leadership 101 and It's All About You

Friday night activities include:

Putt-putt golf, volleyball or just hanging out!

Mail, fax or e-mail the Registration Form to the Huntsville Service Center:

Marie Gill, 1515 Sparkman Drive NW, Huntsville, AL 35816

Fax: 256-882-1750

E-mail: mgill@girlscoutsnca.org

For more information, contact Debbie LeBron at dlebron@girlscoutsnca.org or 800-447-5755.

9th -12th grade Girl Scouts are invited to "Rap on Relationships" March 13 6-8 in the Davidson High School Lecture Room. Teens from the Youth Congress of South Alabama along with Lifeline Family Counseling  will lead the program.

Don't miss this opportunity to get some ANSWERS!

Youth Forum 2009: Rap on Relationships

Davidson High School Lecture Room

March 13, 2009; 6 - 8 pm

9th  - 12th grade students

Group discussions with Lifelines Family Counseling

Music, Fun, Door Prizes, Free Food & Drinks

Drawing for FREE tickets to Kappa League Step Show

Register by March 11:

Email program@communityendowment.com with your name, grade and school name; or go to http://www.communityendowment.org/news/EventRegistration.htm

Questions? Call The Community Foundation of South Alabama 438-5591.

Women of Distinction honorees for 2009 have been chosen!  These women are leaders in their fields who have been chosen by their peers as Champions of Change.  These women lead the charge to advocate the importance of being role models, volunteerism and financial commitment in their community.


This year's Honorees will be recognized at the 14th Annual Women of Distinction Awards Gala in Montgomery on March 10.  Proceeds from this event supports our many outreach efforts, including Head Start facilities, Public Housing Communities and in schools throughout our 30-county service area. 


Read more about the Gala and see the list of 2009 Honorees on our Special Events page.

There's something for everyone at the Thin Mint Sprint on February 28!  Even if you don't run (and we hope that you do!), there will be the family fun festival with booth after booth of healthy living. This is the ultimate event to show your Girl Scouts a healthy living lifestyle.   Need more enticement?  We think you won't want to miss:

  • Dr. Kerr from the Creating Wellness Center to do scoliosis screenings, blood pressure checks, lung capacity and strength and... Massage therapists!
  • Blood Glucose testing
  • Crimestoppers with McGruff, everyone's favorite crime dog
  • Mobile Fire Department's Antique Fire Truck
  • Spacewalks
  • Slide
  • Popcorn
  • Sno-Cones
  • Obstacle Course
  • Canvas football and basketball
  • Rescue hero
  • Temporary tattoos
  • Face painting
  • Sun catchers
  • Spinal screenings  by Dr. Phetsinorath
  • Girl Scout retail shop items for sale
  • Dentists Dr. Baldi and Dr. Cowles
  • Victory Health Partners
  • Orthodontist Dr. Keith Harvey's office
  • Avon foot massages

Mmmm...foot massage...must get a foot massage...I'll see you in Langan Park at the Family Fun Fair!

The TOGA Cafe at the Volunteer Center in Mobile will be held on April 24 (6-8 p.m.).  The program will be given by Regions Bank on Financial Literacy. Some of the requirements for the Dollars and  Sense IP will be covered in this session. This is for 6th-12th grade girls. The fee is $3 and the registration deadline (by phone or email) is April 17. The minimum number is 10 and the maximum is 30 for this program. For more information, or to register contact Mary Anne Brutkiewicz at 251.344.3330, ext: 1202 or e-mail mbrutkiewicz@girlscoutssa.org.

If you are thinking about signing up for the Thin Mint Sprint, please note that the price in Connections is wrong.  Connections is printed while some events are still in the planning stages, so there can be the occasional discrepancy.  The correction information is on our web site and at the sign up web site,  www.active.com.  See you there!

Join us for the Girl Scouts of Southern Alabama Annual Meeting.  The meeting will be on Saturday, April 4, 2009, at Whitfield United Methodist Church, 2673 Fisk Road, Montgomery.  Registration will begin at 10 a.m., and the meeting should conclude by 2 p.m.  The cost to attend the meeting is $15, and lunch will be included.  In addition to the business meeting, there will be time set aside for volunteer forums, so that you can connect with other volunteers to discuss important topics relating to Girl Scouting. 

There will also be a Girl Scout Silver and Gold Award workshop held separately from the annual meeting.  The workshop will be from 1 - 2 p.m.  If girls are registered for the annual meeting, it's included in the price.  To attend only the workshop the fee is $2 for materials.   

To register for the annual meeting or the girl award workshop, send the Event Registration form to the Montgomery Service Center or ndavis@girlscoutssa.org by March 27.

We're getting ready to Fun Run (or 5k, if you prefer) at the Thin Mint Sprint on February 28!

Please use this special Thin Mint Sprint registration form and make sure your girls sign the form with their parents (instead of using the standard Event Registration form).  Or!  Be Green and register our girls, ourselves, and our friends online at

www.active.com


Sign up and we'll see you there -- and we'll all have a great time having fun and getting fit!

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