Community Service idea for girls – Tons of ideas at www.boxproject.org – create Birthday boxes, Kids Dress-up boxes, or Hygiene boxes to provde for those in need. You can find suggestions for a box project at ttp://www.boxproject.org/boxsuggestions.pdf.
Interested in adding some Presidential ‘jewelry’ to your Girl Scout uniform?
Did you know…?
– any individual, family, or group can receive Presidential recognition for volunteering?
– even kids with 50 hours of service over a 12-month period can earn this award?
– adults with 100 hours of service over a 12-month period can earn this award?
– Riverwood SU is a certifying organization, so the hours you volunteer for your troop or Service Unit count towards this award?
The President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation
established this award in 2003 to recognize people across the United States who make a difference in their local communities through volunteering. Recipients of this award can receive a lapel pin, certificate of achievement
, or congratulatory letter
from the President of the United States
. For more info, visit http://www.presidentialserviceawards.gov
Is your troop interested in ‘adopting’ soldiers serving in the Middle East? Our SU Treasurer, Penny, has contacts with soldiers out of Anderson AFB who are serving in Iraq and surrounding areas. Please contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.