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Girl Scouts of River Bluffs Council Troop #738, St. Libory, IL

Newsletter 11/3/06

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Newsletter 2-5, Nov. 3, 2006 

Important Information

Cookie payments are set to be turned in to Carol on November 15th or 16th. Please call if you have any questions.

Reminder: Dues are $1 per meeting. We are asking that the girls bring their dues in the dues holder to every meeting. We do have some girls that owe for previous meetings.

Please remind the girls to also wear their Brownie sash to all Brownie activities, including meetings.

We are doing a new and exciting gift idea this year. The girls will be collecting Brownie Bucks for gifts and prizes through their participation. Brownie Bucks earned are recorded at each meeting.

Optional Calendar Sales are going to begin after the cookie sales are completed. If any girls would like to sell calendar(s) to earn a patch, please let Carol or Liz. Calendars are $2 each.

We have included all important information on our troop website. Please check it out.

Current Activities

We starting our meeting by choosing our Kaper Chart duties. We then recited the Girl Scout law and the Girl Scout Promise and the Pledge of Allegiance.

Hannah chose to take attendance/dues. Courtney chose to lead us in the Pledge, Law and Promise. Skyler chose to announce upcoming information. Madelyn and Colleen was in charge of craft set-up. Tess was in charge of handing out folders. Eva and Delynn served as snack hostess. And Meghan and Mackenzie served as clean-up.

We started our first activity by playing Jan-Ken-Pon from Japan. It is also known as Rock-Paper-Scissors. We then played red Light, Green Light from USA. It completes two of four activities for our Playing Around the World Try-It.

We ended the meeting with the Girl Scout Squeeze and distributing Girl Scout Cookie orders to each girl.

Coming Up……..

The next meeting will be on November 17th right after school.

The Challenger Learning Center has been rescheduled to December 2nd due to lack of space. Please return the new permission slips by Friday, November 10th so we can have an accurate count of the girls going.

Please remind all the girls to bring a recipe and magazine to our next meeting to complete our troop recipe folders.

We will also be finishing our Playing Around the World Try-It by playing two more games from other countries.

We are also trying to set up field trips to see a movie before Christmas and visit the St. Louis Arch at the beginning of the year.

If anyone has any questions, please do not hesitate to call Carol at 768-4603 or Liz at 768-4677.

Thank you,

Carol and Liz