Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month 2021

Every year, the United States observes and celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15. Originally started as Hispanic Heritage Week in 1968 by President Lyndon Johnson, it was expanded to a full month 20 years later by Ronald Reagan. The span of dates encompasses several […]

September 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 September include National Deaf Awareness Month, Hispanic Heritage Month, Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Autumnal Equinox, Semini Atzeret, and […]

Member Essentials 9/7/21

Notes from the CEO Hello GSWNY members, It is September which means schools are back and we are excited for another great Girl Scouting year. I could never have imagined in March 2020 that we would still be in the pandemic and I am proud of how at […]

Member Essentials 8/24/21

Notes from the CEO Dear GSWNY Members, We have had an amazing summer at Girl Scouts of Western New York, and celebrated the return of summer camp at our four camp properties, filled with friendship, fun and adventure. We are also excited to welcome back Girl Scout members […]

Member Essentials 8/10/21

Council Updates Reminder: GSWNY will be closed tomorrow, August 11, for a council closing day.  Purchase your 2022 membership today and enter our weekly drawings!Every Wednesday starting August 4 through September 29, we’re giving away $50 GSWNY gift certificates – one for girls and one for co-leaders. You […]

Member Essentials 7-27-21

Council Updates Olympic Renewal Pop-Up PrizeHave you caught Olympic Fever? We are running a Renewal Sprint right now! Girls and leaders who renew by Saturday, July 31, at 11:59 pm will be entered into a drawing for (1) girl winner and (1) leader winner of an American Ninja […]