Month: March 2021

Member Essentials – 3/30/21

Dear GSWNY Members, New York State has recently changed guidelines for gathering size and for quarantining after domestic travel. Our COVID-19 guidelines and FAQs for in-person meetings and activities have been updated accordingly. The changes for gathering size are effective immediately, and the changes for quarantining after domestic […]

Member Essentials – 3/23/21

Dear GSWNY Members, As spring approaches and NYS continues to update COVID-19 restrictions, GSWNY continues to review and revise our COVID-19 guidelines.  We will update our Volunteer Guidelines to reflect the latest NYS guidance in next week’s Member Essentials – March 30.  Please see the important announcements below […]

World Down Syndrome Day 2021

The following is a guest post written by our CEO, Alison Wilcox I have shared this photo before of my sister Justine and I, circa 1985.  We were proudly sporting our brand new Girl Guides of Canada uniforms and you can see the excitement on our faces.  Our […]

Member Essentials – 3/16/21

Dear GSWNY Members, This past weekend marked the one-year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic shut-down in Western New York. There has been so much loss this year – loss of loved ones, missing loved ones, lost jobs, closed schools, racial injustice, financial distress, and many other hardships. I […]

March 2021 DEI Celebrations Round-Up

On behalf of the GSWNY Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee, every month we’re highlighting different holidays and events that are celebrated by people around the world. DEI Celebrations in March include Women’s History Month; International Women’s Day; the beginning of Deaf History Month; Pi Day; St. Patrick’s Day; […]

Important GSWNY Update 3-12-21

Dear GSWNY Members, We promised to keep you updated regarding the news we shared last spring 2020 related to the arrest of Marty Walton, a former Girl Scout co-leader, and his wife Shani Walton, a former troop helper. We shared this news with you in the initial May 30, […]

Member Essentials – 3/9/21

Dear GSWNY Members, Our Customer Care phone lines will be open for Saturday hours in the month of March (March 6,13, 20, and 27), from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm to support our Cookie Season! Please see the important announcements below and for questions, please contact Customer Care […]

Member Essentials – 3/2/21

Dear GSWNY Members, Please see the important announcements below and for questions, please contact Customer Care or call 1-888-837-6410. In an emergency, please call 1-800-882-9268. Thank you for all you do! Happy Women’s History Month! Every March, we celebrate the women of yesterday and today who have […]