Monday Member Message from Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois: 6/29/20
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Monday Member Message from Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois: 6/29/20


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Be Safe While Enjoying Girl Scout Activities 

Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois currently allows Girl Scout activities to take place in groups of 10 people or less. Everyone must wear masks and wash their hands regularly. Please view our full guidelines before hosting an event. 

Council leadership is monitoring the pandemic and may make changes to our COVID-19 policies in the weeks and months ahead. Remember, the safety of our girls and volunteers is of the utmost importance for Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois.

 

Join CEO Loretta Graham for Independence Day Inspiration LIVE on Wednesday, July 1

Join Loretta Graham, CEO of Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois, to hear her hopes for the next generation of girls in America. She'll also sing patriotic songs! It's an Independence Day kickoff (link: https://www.gsofsi.org/en/give/support-americas-future-leaders.html) live on our website, www.gsofsi.org, this Wednesday, July 1, at 7 p.m.

 

Virtual Activities to Keep Your Girls Creating

Girls will make their own masterpieces through art challenges this week! We will create a chalk gallery, make a homemade clay sculpture, hydro dip an ornament and much more. A program supply kit and program patch are available for purchase.

Next week, July 6-10, join us for the “Trolling through the Summer” program! During this colorful week we will have a musical world tour, discover the power of fashion, save the day through scrapbooking and learn new games and recipes.

A spectacular program supply kit complete with a little bit of glitter, felt and a program patch is available!   


New National Community Service Project 

This summer, your troop can contribute to important scientific research by participating in a Girl Scouts Give Back citizen science project. Girl Scouts has partnered with partnered with SciStarter, an online citizen science community, to help girls get going!



Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois Welcomes Beth Hammock as Vice President of Advancement and Communications

Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois welcomes Beth Hammock as Vice President of Advancement and Communications, where she will provide leadership in the areas of fund development, media relations, communications and marketing. Beth comes to the council with 20 years of experience in development, strategic communications and marketing, as well as 12 years of experience in television news. She will provide leadership in the areas of fund development, media relations, communications and marketing.

“My participation in Girl Scouting as a girl and teen shaped who I am today,” she said. “I learned courage, confidence and character. I am thrilled to be giving back to Girl Scouting in this new position."

Read Beth's bio.