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

Newsletter 1/19/07

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Newsletter 2-9, Jan. 19, 2007

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 contact Carol or Liz. Calendars are $2 each. Only one sold calendar is required to earn the calendar patch.

Other fundraising activities that we are 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 reciting the Girl Scout law and the Girl Scout Promise and the Pledge of Allegiance.

We had a very exciting meeting with a special guest, Wendy missey. Mrs. Wendy is a Bella Bee Workshop representative. Bella Bee Workshop has 4 character lines that teach girls about themselves. We completed the Cotton Candy Confidence line. This line is to promote self-esteem and self-confidence to girls. The girls really enjoyed themselves. They also enjoyed the accessories they received as a part of the workshop.

More information and the other character lines can be found on their website at or you can call Wendy at 618-420-6177.

We passed out the current patches that have been earned and enjoyed brownies and juice from Courtney

We ended the meeting with the Girl Scout Squeeze and choosing Kaper Chart duties.

Coming Up……..

The next meeting will be on February 2nd right after school until 4:30.

We will be having a special guest, Casey Trentman, from the St. Libory Fire Dept. about fire safety.

The Challenger Learning Center has been rescheduled to March 24th.

Please remind all the girls to bring a recipe and magazine to our next meeting to complete our troop recipe folders, if you have not done so.

We also gave the girls Brownie homework that is due at the next Brownie meeting. We have 3 sheets of paper about math facts. Then we will have only 1 more activity to complete to earn the math Fun Try-It.

We are also trying to set up various field trips. If you have any field trip suggestions, please give us a call.

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

Thank you,

Carol and Liz