Girl Scouts of Western New York is proud to announce Emma Nelk of Pittsford, NY, as a 2020 Gold Award Girl Scout. Nelk’s created her project, Grief is Different for Everyone: A Teen’s Point of View, to help teens deal with a sudden loss in their family.
A major component of a Gold Award project is its sustainability, so we love hearing how Anna and her sister Paige are continuing this work! Girl Scout alum Anna Jegierski was home from Alfred State College for winter break and continued to spread the word and Take Action […]
This Veterans Day, we salute all of the servicemen and servicewomen who keep our country safe each and every day, especially our Girl Scout sisters. From sending Girl Scout Cookies overseas to marching in military parades, Girl Scouts all over the country send support to military servicemen and […]
[The following was submitted to GSWNY from Danielle’s mother and troop leader Elizabeth Bellis.] Danielle Bellis loves soccer. She started playing in the local league’s in-house program when she was five years old. She has since played on the league’s travel team, and the school’s modified, junior varsity, […]
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Gold Award Girl Scout Chris Belin reflects on what Girl Scouts taught her and the importance of the program for girls
[Below is a guest post written by Gold Award Girl Scout Chris Belin] My name is Chris Belin. I am a 38 year-old self-employed Health and Business Coach living in East Amherst, NY. Just over 20 years ago, I earned my Girl Scout Gold Award, and to this […]
We’re in the last week of May and the LAST WEEK for SPRING RENEWAL! This means if you haven’t renewed your Girl Scouts membership for next year, now is the time to mark the task off your list while qualifying for sweet rewards! As you can see above, […]