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Throughout Connecticut, Girl Scouts are helping in the community, selling cookies, learning skills, earning badges, holding workshops, going on field trips, sharing their talents, visiting campuses, going to summer camp and (phew!) much more. Check out what they've been up to lately.

December 21, 2011
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Receives $2,200 Grant from The Community Foundation of Northwest Connecticut
Girl Scouts of Connecticut (GSOFCT) believes that anti-bullying programming can make a different in a young girl’s life. Girlz R.U.L.E.TM is Girl Scouts of Connecticut’s... [more]

December 21, 2011
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Receives $2,000 Grant from Hartford Foundation for Public Giving
Girl Scouts of Connecticut has received a $2,000 grant from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving to support general programming and activities offered to girls in Greater Hartford. ... [more]

December 12, 2011
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Receives $60,000 Grant from Travelers for College Pathways Program
Girl Scouts of Connecticut is committed to bringing the benefits of Girl Scouting to girls throughout the state of Connecticut. These benefits include the popular College Pathways program,... [more]

December 2, 2011
Girl Scouts of Connecticut's 2011 Breakfast Badge Honors Eastern Connecticut State University President Elsa M. Núñez
Girl Scouts of Connecticut’s 2011 Breakfast Badge Honoree, Dr. Elsa M. Nunez, president of Eastern Connecticut State University, received a one-of-a-kind Girl Scout badge during a... [more]

November 21, 2011
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Hosting 2011 Breakfast Badge; ECSU President Elsa Núñez to be honored
Girl Scouts of Connecticut will host the 2011 Breakfast Badge on Friday, December 2, from 7:30 – 9:00 a.m. at The Hartford Club in downtown Hartford. Friends and supporters are invited... [more]

November 7, 2011
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Sends 24 Delegates to 2011 National Convention in Houston, Texas
Girl Scouts of Connecticut’s 24 delegates, led by Board President Teresa Younger and CEO Jennifer Smith Turner, are on their way to Houston, Texas, for the 52nd Convention and 2011... [more]

November 1, 2011
Don't Miss Your Chance to Buy Girl Scout Cookies Before the New Year!
This Election Day, elect to support local Girl Scouts and get a tasty treat! Girl Scouts of Connecticut will be selling cookies at a variety of locations starting on Election Day, November 8... [more]

October 28, 2011
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Celebrate Founder's Birthday; All Girl Scouts asked to wear pearls to honor founder
On October 31, Girl Scouts of Connecticut and Girl Scouts across the country will celebrate the birthday of the organization’s founder, Juliette Gordon Low. ... [more]

October 20, 2011
Naugatuck Historical Society Museum to display Girl Scouts of Connecticut's 100th Traveling Exhibit
During the month of November, the Girl Scouts of Connecticut’s 100th Traveling Exhibit will be on display at the Naugatuck Historical Society Museum, with the premiere event to be held... [more]

October 14, 2011
Shelton Girl Scout Junior Wins National Rocketry Award
Shelton Girl Scout Junior Nicole Frese took home top honors in the National Reach for the Stars Rocket Competition, as a result of her first-place finish during a Girl Scout rocket launch... [more]

October 7, 2011
Local Girl Scouts Need Adult Volunteers
Looking for a way to give back to your community, but not sure how to do it? Are you skilled in engineering, financial matters, athletics, cooking, or other activities? ... [more]

September 20, 2011
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Welcomes New and Returning Girls to a Year of Celebration
Girl Scouts of Connecticut continues to offer many exciting ways for girls to participate in Girl Scouts and experience its leadership programs. This special year celebrates the 100th... [more]

July 26, 2011
Grant Allows Girls to Experience Summer Camp
Girls are joining in the fun and adventure at summer camp thanks to a $10,000 grant received from a Fairfield County Community Foundation-Donor Advised Fund. ... [more]

July 5, 2011
New Funds to Add Cyberbullying Prevention to Successful Program for Girls
As a result of a $5,000 gift from the Fairfield County Community Foundation Fund for Women and Girls, Girl Scouts of Connecticut will be able to enhance its popular Girlz R.U.L.E.™... [more]

June 24, 2011
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Awards the Gold to Exemplary Girls
The Girl Scout Gold Award is the highest achievement a girl can earn in Girl Scouting. An award with national standards, it represents an individual’s accomplishments, leadership,... [more]

June 9, 2011
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Honors Secretary of the State, Denise Merrill
Girl Scouts of Connecticut honored Secretary of the State Denise Merrill at the 2011 Woman of Merit dinner on Wednesday, June 8 at the Hartford Marriott Downtown. ... [more]

June 2, 2011
Girl Scouts of Connecticut is Awarded Important Grant
Girl Scouts of Connecticut recently received a $70,000 grant from The Peter and Carmen Lucia Buck Foundation, Inc. ... [more]

May 25, 2011
Girl Scouts Of Connecticut Partners With Read To Grow In State-Wide Book Drive
Girl Scouts of Connecticut and Read to Grow, Inc. recently partnered to conduct a state-wide effort to collect books for kids in need. More than 10,000 new and gently books were collected by... [more]

May 10, 2011
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Welcomes Secretary of the State Denise Merrill to its Board Development Committee
Secretary of the State Denise Merrill was elected to Girl Scouts of Connecticut’s Board Development Committee during the organization’s Annual Meeting on May 4 in North Haven. ... [more]

May 10, 2011
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Elects New Board Members
Girl Scouts of Connecticut elected new members to its Board of Directors at the organization’s Annual Meeting on May 4 in North Haven. The current Girl Scouts of Connecticut Board of... [more]

May 8, 2011
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Presenta un Evento de Autoestima para las Júvenes
Las Girl Scouts of Connecticut y Naugatuck Valley Community College estarán ofreciendo un evento público diseñado para incrementar las habilidades de las jóvenes... [more]

May 8, 2011
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Hosts Self-Esteem Event for Girls
Girl Scouts of Connecticut and Naugatuck Valley Community College are hosting a public event designed to empower girls with the tools and resources they need for success in the world today.... [more]

May 2, 2011
Girl Scouts of Connecticut to Honor Secretary of the State, Denise Merrill
Girl Scouts of Connecticut is pleased to announce that Secretary of the State Denise Merrill will be the honoree at the 2011 Woman of Merit dinner on Wednesday, June 8 from 5:30... [more]

April 26, 2011
Girl Scouts Host Summer Camp Open House for ALL Girls on May 1
Girl Scouts of Connecticut is hosting fun open house events at all of its summer camps on Sunday, May 1 from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. The Girl Scout camps will be open to the public and... [more]

April 8, 2011
Extraordinary New Haven Women Honored at Girl Scouts of Connecticut's Women of Achievement Event
Eleven exceptional women from the New Haven area were honored April 6 at Girl Scouts of Connecticut’s Women of Achievement event for their outstanding accomplishments and commitment to... [more]

March 29, 2011
Girl Scouts of Connecticut partners with Read to Grow to support Week of the Young Child
Girl Scouts of Connecticut and Read to Grow, Inc. are conducting a state wide book drive in support of this year’s Week of the Young Child.  From April 11-14, Girl Scouts of... [more]

March 16, 2011
Girl Scouts to Host Women of Achievement Event
Girl Scouts of Connecticut is hosting a Women of Achievement breakfast on Wednesday, April 6 at the Fantasia Banquet Facility in North Haven. The event will celebrate 11 inspiring women... [more]

March 14, 2011
Girl Scouts Learn About Healthy Living
Many of Connecticut's Girl Scouts celebrated the 99th anniversary of Girl Scouting on March 12 at a Live Healthy, Lead Healthy event at the Westfield Meriden Mall. Sponsored in part by... [more]

March 4, 2011
Girl Scouts Across Connecticut Celebrate 99th Anniversary
During the week of March 6 through the 12, Girl Scouts of Connecticut will join Girl Scouts around the country in celebrating Girl Scout Week and the 99th anniversary of Girl Scouting. Since... [more]

March 3, 2011
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Hold Girl Scout Advocacy Day at the Capitol
Celebrating Girl Scout Advocacy Day at the state Capitol on Wednesday, March 2, 2011, Girl Scouts of Connecticut announced support of current anti-cyberbullying legislation and highlighted... [more]

February 7, 2011
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Hosts Masquerade! Gala; Exemplary Service Units Honored
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January 26, 2011
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Hosts Masquerade Gala; Local Service Units to be Honored
Girl Scouts of Connecticut is hosting a Masquerade Gala on Friday, February 4, 2011. The event will be held at the Stamford Marriott Hotel in Stamford, CT from 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. and... [more]

January 7, 2011
The 2011 Girl Scout Cookie Program Starts Today!
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