Events: January 2012 Archives


Girl Scouts of Southern Alabama will celebrate 100 years of Girl Scouting March 24-25 as "Girl Scouts Rock Mobile" at the Mobile Convention Center. This fun- filled and educational weekend will include visits to historical and cultural sites, including an "Eco Cruise" of Mobile Bay on the Harbor Lady, an "Eco-Fair," "green" crafts, a flash mob and much more! 

A 100th Anniversary book will be published for this event. A special rate is available for troop sponsorships -- you can put in photos of your troop and special messages for this very special event!. The deadline is EXTENDED TO MARCH 9, so be sure and sign up early!  


Here's the information you need.


Join Girl Scout alumni and friends to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Girl Scouting!  The Museum of Mobile will host an exhibit of memorabilia from Mobile's history of Girl Scouting, which will be unveiled on March 12, 2012, -- the actual date of the 100th Anniversary. Heavy hors d'oeuvres will be served.

Who: Adult volunteers and friends of Girl Scouting

Date: March 12, 2012

Time: 6 - 8 p.m.

Location: History Museum of Mobile, 111 South Royal Street, Mobile

Ticket Price: $25 per person; $40 per couple.

Tickets go on sale February 1 in the Mobile Service Center.



To commemorate the 100 Anniversary, Girl Scouts of Southern Alabama invites troops to make a quilt block that illustrates a special activity (ex. service project) or Girl Scout heritage.The quilt blocks will be used to make as many queen-size quilts as possible.They will be displayed at Council events during the Centennial Celebration.

Please follow the guidelines listed below.

  • 9 ½ X 9 ½ block of bleached muslin (available at fabric shops)
  • Leave ¼ inch border on all sides for seams
  • Please use a suitable medium in making the quilt block (no glue-on items such as sequins, glitter, foam cut-outs, pom-poms, buttons, religious symbols, etc.)
  • Include $5.00 to defray the cost of having the blocks quilted

Please send the quilt block to: Gloria Burton

                                              145 Coliseum Blvd.

                                              Montgomery, AL 36109-2707

If you have questions, please call Gloria at 334-272-9164 (Montgomery Office) or 334-462-9631.  

We've got an amazing 100th Anniversary celebration planned! "Girl Scouts Rock Mobile!" will take place March 24-25. Girls will spend two days in beautiful downtown Mobile making our presence known and celebrating in true Girl Scout style! Girls will visit historical and cultural sites, view our own history exhibit at the Museum of Mobile, take an " Eco Cruise" of Mobile Bay, attend an eco-fair, make "green" crafts, participate in a "Flash  Mob", special activities for older girls, and much more!  Click here for the details.

Part of our celebration will be a 100th Anniversary Art Contest, open to all troops.  Your can participate by creating a 3-D "100" art project, which will be on display during the "Rock Mobile Weekend.  Click here for more info.

March 1 is the deadline for both the "Girl Scouts Rock Mobile!" event and the 100th Anniversary Art Contest, so make plans to join the fun. It's gonna be great!



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