You are invited to join the Girl Scouts of Eastern South
Carolina this year in this joyous occasion to honor the legacy of
Geraldyne Inez Pierce Zimmerman and celebrate Girl Scouting in the
Orangeburg community with a 4 Course Dinner, Music by Claflin
University Choir, and featuring Guest Speaker, Angela T. Clark, to
honor the legacy of Geraldyne Zimmerman and support the Geraldyne
Zimmerman Scholarship Fund: A portion of the proceeds benefits the
Geraldyne Zimmerman Scholarship Fund. The scholarship is available to
graduating Girl Scouts who have been accepted to Claflin University,
South Carolina State University or Orangeburg Calhoun Technical
College. The 2017 recipients were Chayna Rivers from Ladson and Pria
Anderson from Salters.
Ticket prices are: $60 General Admission; $40 Registered Girl Scout
Adult; $25 Registered Girl Scout aged 12-18
Tickets Online or speak to a Gala Committee member via the
contact information below.
Frances Morant 803-682-5926
Janet Fields 803-707-8881
Contact our Grants and Community Resources Director via email
here Pat Baxley or call her at 843-656-9750 for sponsorship opportunities.
At South Carolina State University she was a mathematics instructor
for 31 years and motivated students not only to appreciate
mathematics, but to become public servants and contribute to their community.
Her greatest contribution was her community involvement and work
with young people. She worked with the Girl Scouts as a Troop Leader,
Board Member, Association President, Troop Consultant, and Service
She received countless honors from many organizations, associations
and societies for her tireless work in promoting education and being
an advocate for young people and involving youth in community and
public service. She not only served as a role model for youth, but was
also involved in programs that enhanced their development. Mayor Paul
Miller described her then as "one of the finest humanitarians the
city of Orangeburg has ever known“.
The Geraldyne Zimmerman Scholarship was established four years ago
with the inaugural fundraising gala in Orangeburg at The Cinema in