Early Bird Registration
All girls who register during the Early Bird registration period of May 1 to June 30, 2015 will receive the Reach New Heights Early Bird 2015 patch.
Registration can be completed on-line or on a paper registration form.
All girls who register during the Early Bird registration period of May 1 to June 30, 2015 will receive this t-shirt. Registration can be completed on-line or on a paper registration form. The T-shirt Order Form must be completed and turned into the North Charleston Service Center by June 30, 2015.
The 2015 Cookie Share ProgramLet’s Show Our Communities How Much Girl Scouts Care About Them!
During the month of April, we challenge every girl member of Girl Scouts of Eastern South Carolina to sell AT LEAST one case of Girl Scout cookies for our 2015 Cookie Share Challenge.
Through partnering with local chapters of the Blue Star Mother’s organization, the Cookie Share Challenge allows our girls to donate to the men and women serving in the military. Also, through the Cookie Share Challenge, cookies will be donated to local food banks, nursing homes, children’s hospitals and others who may not have the ability to enjoy the long –standing tradition of the Girl Scout Cookie Program.
For each case sold (12 packages), each girl will receive one entry into a drawing for one of the following great prizes:
A WEEK AT SANDY RIDGE FOR SUMMER RESIDENT CAMP
A $100 GIFT CERTIFICATE TO THE GSESC COUNCIL SHOP
Every girl participating in this challenge will receive a 2015 Cookie Share Challenge patch created specifically for this campaign.
Cookie Share Challenge Prices:
$37.00 for a case (12 packages)
$18.50 for ½ a case (6 packages) $6.00 for 2 packages
Mary Dean Brewer Women of Distinction News CoverageNews article on the 2015 Mary Dean Brewer Women of Distinction event which was a huge success!
Annual Meeting April 18, 2015Registration for 9th ANNUAL COUNCIL MEETING and Adult Recognitions of the Girl Scouts of Eastern South Carolina
Saturday, April 18, 2015
Meeting begins at 10 a.m. (arrive before 9:45 a.m.);
Recognitions follow lunch
First Baptist Church, 300 S. Irby Street, Florence, SC
Please use this form to register for the event and to tell us if you will be receiving a numeral guard. Lunch will be served between the Annual Meeting and the Recognitions. The deadline to register for the event and to tell us your years of service is April 2, 2015.
Submission Procedures for Trip ApprovalsAs stated in Volunteer Essentials Appendix II page 152 and Forms Section page 187 ALL Trip Approval/Multiple Troop Event Approval Forms must be submitted three (3) weeks prior to the trip. Effective March 2nd, 2015 Trip Approval/Multiple Troop Event Approval Forms submitted less than three weeks will automatically be denied.
Forms can be submitted:
via email to firstname.lastname@example.org,
via fax 843-552-6221 or
via mail Girl Scouts of Eastern South Carolina
7951 Dorchester Road
North Charleston SC 29418
The three week time gives any leader missing trainings and/or paperwork ample time to take and/or submit it.
Newsletters and PublicationsWe have most of our publications from 2014-2015 published here at Issuu.com. The link to our publication "stack" is http://issuu.com/gsesc
Girl Scouts Awarded Grant
Girl Scouts of Eastern South Carolina received a $1,228 grant from HOME Community Fund of Coastal Community Foundation of SC to purchase ten CPR training manikins and supplies for first aid/CPR training. To ensure the health and safety of the girls, first aid and CPR training is required every 2 years for at least one adult volunteer in every Girl Scout troop. “The strength of the Girl Scout program rests in the voluntary leadership of adult volunteers and the quality of their training plays an integral role in their success,” says Loretta Graham, CEO.
HOME Community Fund was established as a demonstration of HOME Telecom’s sustained, long term commitment to the growing community it serves. Coastal Community Foundation of SC empowers individuals, families, and organizations to make lasting impact through permanent, endowed funds for charitable giving and serves eight counties in coastal South Carolina: Charleston, Beaufort, Berkeley, Colleton, Dorchester, Georgetown, Hampton, and Jasper.
New WebsiteWelcome to the NEW Girl Scouts of Eastern South Carolina website.
We have updated our look to better fit the image of Girl Scouts, get up to date with current web standards, as well as work on the back-end in order to speed up the website!
For those looking to register online, we now have a quick link to our online registration website, located at the very top of the screen. Simply click on the green Trefoil with "ebiz" to head directly there.
Volunteers can click on the "Volunteer Now" link on the left side to access the volunteer portals and information regarding how to become a volunteer.
Adults can now view a summary of things you can do as a volunteer, troop leader, and as a parent by clicking on the "Adult" menu button at the top of the page.
We are also looking at implementing the ability for you to register for events and programs online. We hope to bring this same functionality for camp in 2015. With these features, you can register to become a Girl Scout member, as well as pay for events and camp in one place!
Over the next few weeks to months, we will be rolling out more features in order to make your online experience even better than before!
BlueChoice Medicaid Partnership
THE BIGGEST THING TO HAPPEN IN A WHILE....FREE MEMBERSHIP!
Girl Scouts of Eastern SC is in a partnership with BlueChoice SC Medicaid to offer girls K5-5th grade free membership. In order for a girl to be eligible for free membership into the Girl Scouts of Eastern SC, she must be enrolled specifically in BlueChoice SC Medicaid. Loretta Graham, CEO of Girl Scouts of Eastern SC says, "I want for every girl in SC who wants to be a Girl Scout to be able to BE a Girl Scout." BlueChoice SC Medicaid hopes to bring the Girl Scout experience as well as education and information about healthy lifestyles and choices to the public.
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Mary Dean Brewer Women of Distinction 2015
On March 19, 2015, Girl Scouts of Eastern South Carolina gathered to celebrate eight women living and working in eastern South Carolina who have demonstrated qualities of outstanding leadership, excellence in their personal and professional endeavors, and served as role models for young girls.
The 2015 Mary Dean Brewer Women of Distinction:
Ann R. Binnarr of Florence
Alma Brough of North Myrtle Beach
Dawn M. Corley of Kiawah Island
Andrea N. Dickey of Hartsville
M. Hannah Horne of Hilton Head Island
Denny W. Neilson of Darlington
Joyce F. Shaw of Florence
Denese Tyler of Loris
In addition to recognizing these women, the funds raised from this event will ensure that every girl in eastern South Carolina will have the opportunity to participate in quality girl programming to develop their potential and self-esteem. News coverage can be found at http://www.scnow.com/news/local/article_ccf9cc24-cf5b-11e4-9c70-bb7a798755f4.html
Please follow this link to view pictures of the event: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.954303687936956.1073741883.104745346226132&type=1
2015 Nomination Form.pdf
Mary Dean Brewer Women of Distinction Sponsorship.pdf
2014 Mary Dean Brewer Women of Distinction can be found here
New Interest Form
We now have forms for those who are interested in learning more about Girl Scouts and how to match their daughters with a troop.
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