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

Newsletter 12/15/06

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Newsletter 2-7, Dec. 15, 2006

Important Information

Reminder: Dues are $1 per meeting. We are asking that the girls bring their dues in their 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.

Brownie Bucks earned are recorded at each meeting with a gift choice about every other month.

Optional Calendar Sales are taking place now. If any girls would like to sell calendar(s) to earn a patch, please let Carol or Liz. Calendars are $2 each. Only one sold calendar is required to earn the calendar patch.

Other fundraising activities that we may be participating in are optional nuts & candy sales in early February and Home Interior candles in late March.

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.

We started our first activity by making cards and pictures for the military personnel.

We also completed our holiday craft of making penguin ornaments.

We discussed field trips that we are participating in as well as upcoming fundraisers.

We also started to collect magazines and recipes to finish our troop recipe folders.

We enjoyed snack cakes that Skyler brought in, Christmas cookies and green kool-aid to help put us in the Christmas spirit.

We ended the meeting with the Girl Scout Squeeze.

***On December 18th, we had a brief meeting in the 2nd grade classroom to give the cookie sale recognitions (Bunnies, etc.) to the girls. They also received their cookie and holiday patches.

Coming Up……..

The next meeting will be on January 5th right after school until 4:30.

The Challenger Learning Center has been rescheduled to March 24th leaving around 7:00 am and returning around

1:30 pm.

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

We are also trying to set up various field trips. We have been thinking about seeing a movie, visit the St. Louis Arch, tour a restaurant and go ice skating. We also have other field trips that the girls may be interested in.

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

***On December 8th, we had our Troop Movie Night. We went to Showtime 6 in Sparta and watched “Happy Feet”. The girls had a wonderful time.