Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri (GSEM) Troops visited Walmart stores and encouraged customers to purchase personal care items and participate in “Showering the Community.”
Saturday, April 20, 2013
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Sales continue until February 3, with delivery beginning Feb. 27
It's that time of year. Girl Scout Cookie sales begin Jan. 12, 2013, and a new cookie has been added to this year's lineup. The Mango Creme, a vanilla and coconut sandwich cookie with a mango-flavored creme filling, joins this year's offering of Thin Mints, Caramel deLites, Shortbreads, Peanut Butter Patties, Peanut Butter Sandwiches, Lemonades and Thanks-a-Lots. Cookies cost $3.50 per package. Orders will be taken from Jan. 12 until Feb. 3, and cookies will be delivered beginning Feb. 27. Booths will be set up between Feb. 27 and March 17 in locations around the Metro area. Funds are used by GSEM for programs for girls, for adult volunteer training and for maintaining three local Girl Scout camps. Troops use their funds for everything …
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Brentwood resident Linda Zeman and several hundred other Girl Scout volunteers and staff members took the To Get Her There pledge on Saturday afternoon at Maritz - a pledge to work together so that girls can succeed.
Friday, September 14, 2012
The band Allstar Weekend's newest video displays values that are "clearly inconsistent" with those of the Girl Scout organization, its leader said.
Allstar Weekend will not be playing in a major Girl Scout event in St. Louis next weekend following the discovery of a video that organizers say is not consistent with their values. Allstar Weekend, who has gained popularity for appearances on the Disney Channel, was scheduled as the main act for the BIG Day FamFest, a large festival on Sept. 22 organized by Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri in downtown St. Louis. But the band has been pulled from the festival following the release of a music video for its song Life As We Know It. The video features what appears to be teen girls and boys drinking alcohol, smoking from a bong, stripping, throwing a chair in a swimming pool and throwing a bag of trash at a moving car. Lyrics to the tune …
Sunday, August 19, 2012
Area Girl Scouts will celebrate Girl Scouts' 100th anniversary with flash mob dancing, swimming, volleyball, zumba, a photo booth, Karaoke, DJ and more at the Arnold Rec Center.
Thursday, March 8, 2012
Girl Scouts will sell cookies through March 18 as part of the second wave of their annual sale. No order is required. Buy boxes of cookies on the spot!
Miss out on the first wave of Girl Scout Cookie sales? Craving Thin Mints and Caramel deLites? Not sure where to find Shortbreads and Peanut Butter Patties? You're in luck. Your search just became as simple as clicking a button. Girl Scouts, such as Brentwood's Troop 657, who sold cookies on Saturday afternoon at the Dierbergs on Eager Road, will be selling cookies at local businesses throughout Eastern Missouri. From big grocery stores like Schnucks and Dierbergs to stores like Petco and Walmart, Girl Scouts will sell cookies through March 18 as part of the second wave of their annual cookie sale. There is no order required; you can buy boxes of cookies on the spot for $3.50 per package. Selling the cookies gives girls a boost in math and…
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Residents in Brentwood and Maplewood helped the Girl Scouts in donating to a good cause.
Did you see the bright green bags on neighborhood doorknobs this last week? The Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri (District 7, Neighborhood 5) were at it again, doing public service and helping local folks. Cathy Edmond organized 20 Girl Scout troops ranging from kindergartners to eighth-graders for a charity drive called April Showers, which collects toiletries and personal care items for the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church food pantry. April Showers happens once per year, and this weekend's endeavor was a success. Troops collected 9,091 donated personal care items; an increase of 1,027 items more last year's drive. Even in this tough economy, Maplewood and Brentwood residents opened their hearts and donated to a good cause. Now the …
Friday, April 15, 2011
Also, a Eureka High School basketball player who previously detested the game is now a Suburban West Conference MVP, and an Oakville salon will hold a Cut-a-Thon benefit Sunday for the Paige Foundation.
Here's a look at what's topping news regionally: Little Chefs Cook Big Meals at New School: ABC Chef's Academy, opening this weekend, teaches kids the art of cooking. MVP Player Determined to Keep Improving: Eureka High School basketball junior center Alex Hillyer, the Suburban West Conference MVP, will attract much attention heading into next season. The Paige Foundation: A Cut Above the Rest: Glow Salon and Spa welcomes you to their first Cut-A-Thon and vendor fair, benefiting the Paige Foundation. Girl Scouts Project Helps Those in Need: The annual April Showers project gives personal care items to people who need them.
The annual April Showers project gives personal care items to people who need them.
Bright green bags were found hanging on front doors across the area this weekend, waiting to be filled with items like soap, shampoo, toilet paper and toothpaste; necessities most people take for granted but simple luxuries for others who may be struggling. To help fill this need, area troops, including those in Brentwood and Maplewood, are taking part in the Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri’s 14th annual April Showers Personal Care Item Drive. Empty bags were delivered to area homes last weekend, and Girl Scouts will be out on Saturday to collect the bags filled with new, unsused personal care items. Girl Scouts from Troop No. 801, made up of home-schooled and fourth-graders from Mark Twain Elementary School, were out on Friday dropping …
Friday, April 8, 2011
Plus, 12 area fire districts receive life-saving, thermal imaging cameras, and firefighters test their skills in training sessions involving live flames.
Here's a roundup of what's topping news in the region. St. Louis County Police Say They'll Pursue 3-Pronged Plan to Combat Rise in Heroin Use: Local law enforcement are partnering with a federal agency and a support group to identify traffickers and help those addicted to the drug. Mehlville Fire District Receives Thermal Camera From Eagle Bank: For their 100 year anniversary, Eagle Bank is donating 12 thermal imaging cameras to area fire departments. Affton Firefighters Train in Compliance Burn: Along with two other fire departments, Affton firefighters practiced a number of scenarios with a live flame. Girl Scouts Celebrate April With Service Projects: The Book Baskets Project and April Showers community service project highlight the…