Month: October 2021

Member Essentials 10/19/21

Council Updates Join our GSWNY Members Group on FacebookIf you want exclusive Girl Scout updates and a connection to your fellow parents and volunteers, then our Facebook group is the place to be. Request to join today and answer the questions to get started. JOIN GROUP >>> Dedication in […]

2021 Camp Theme Contest

Help us pick the 2022 Summer Camp Theme Calling all Girl Scouts in Western New York: We need your help! We’ve already started planning for another exciting Girl Scouts, we need your help! We’re already planning for next summer but we need to know what YOU think our […]

Family Newsletter – Oct. 2021

Teach Your Kids it’s OK to Not Be OK “Never give up.” “Quitters never win.” “Just push through it.” So many of us were raised with these well-meaning sentiments. Often framed as messages of inspiration and resilience, they overlook the fact that sometimes the strongest and most courageous […]

Leila Kuhns’ Gold Award Project

Leila Kuhns’ 80+ hours of work to earn her Gold Award recently culminated in her miniature horse show Horses Helping Horses. She contacted the judges, created the online entry form, ordered show ribbons and and numbers, and successfully ran the show and announced classes and results. She will […]

October 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 October include Hispanic Heritage Month, Down Syndrome Awareness Month, Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, World Mental […]

Member Essentials 10/5/21

Notes from the CEO Happy new Girl Scout Year! It is so heartwarming to see the smiles from our Girl Scouts, volunteers, staff and families as everyone comes back together either in person or virtually for another great Girl Scout year. We have a lot of wonderful things […]

Volunteer Spotlights – October 2021

Behind every girl is a caring adult who is passionate about seeing girls succeed. Every month, GSWNY will spotlight Girl Scout volunteers on our blog that have been nominated by their peers. Please keep reading to see who is featured this month. EMMA DIRRE : TROOP CO-LEADER 74159 […]