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2.1. About GSSI

About GSofSI

Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois serves over 9,000 girls and 3,587 adult volunteers in 40 ½ mostly rural counties in southern Illinois. GSofSI has a yearly operating budget of approximately $3.7 million. One out of every seven school aged girl in our jurisdiction is a Girl Scout.

Almost 200 programs are offered by Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois, annually, as part of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience where girls Discover, Connect and Take Action.

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Hours of Operation

Office
Monday – Thursday 8:00AM – 5:30PM

Customer Care
Monday - Tuesday 8:00AM - 5:30PM
Wednesday 10:00AM - 5:30PM
Thursday 8:00AM - 5:30PM 

Shop

Monday - Thursday 8:30AM – 5:00PM
Friday 10:00AM - 4:00PM

GSofSI 2019 Annual Report

                              

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For more information on Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois, see our publications:

Special Member Meeting

June 22, 2020 - Virtual

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois was forced to cancel our in-person Annual Meeting that had been scheduled for March 28. We had anticipated moving our Annual Meeting to a virtual venue without delay, however, when the parliamentarian reviewed our bylaws it was determined that our current bylaws do not allow virtual Annual Meetings.

The Bylaws Committee passed an amendment that would allow us to have a virtual Annual Meeting and the Board approved it on May 11, 2020. Next, a Special Meeting of the Members will be held on June 22, with Board Members and Delegates convening through Zoom. Once the Amendment is passed by membership (with a two-thirds vote) we can proceed with having our Virtual Annual Meeting. See agenda.

The health and well-being of our communities are our top concern. Currently, southern Illinois is in Phase III of  Illinois’ COVID-19 plan, which recommends in-person events have 10 or fewer attendees. Therefore, we appreciate the efforts of our volunteers to help transition this year’s Annual Meeting to a virtual event. 

Town Hall Meetings

March 5, 2020 - Belleville

Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois held a Town Hall Meeting on March 5, 2020 at St. Matthews UMC in Belleville. Notes from this meeting are available now:

Recording of March 5, 2020 Town Hall Meeting

Powerpoint Presentation from March 5, 2020 Town Hall Meeting

Questions and Answers from March 5, 2020 Town Hall Meeting

To request a Town Hall Meeting in your area, please contact Ashley Green-Bryant at  agreen-bryant@gsofsi.org

February 2020 - Virtual
Thank you for joining us during our February 2020 Virtual Town Hall Meeting! The meeting recording is also avaible below for those who could not attend. Please click here to view the Town Hall Question Log.

 

October 2019 - Effingham, Glen Carbon, Marion, Mount Vernon

Thank you for joining us & voicing your opinions at our October Town Hall Meetings!
 Please click here to view the notes from our 2019 Town Hall Meetings!