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

Newsletter 2/16/07

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Newsletter 2-11, Feb. 16, 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.

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.

Optional Nut and Candy Sales are completed. Please make sure your orders and money are turned in to Carol today.

Other fundraising activities that we are participating in are Home Interior candles in late March or early April.

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 competed our last activity for the Safety Sense Try-It. We read in our Brownie Handbooks about fire safety. We also started a safety center sheet with emergency information. The girls were asked to complete this with their parents and bring it back to the next meeting.

We collected more Math Fun Brownie homework. Please remember to bring it to the next meeting, if you have not done so.

We then enjoyed cookies from Melissa and hot chocolate from Skyler.

We discussed upcoming field trips and fundraisers.

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

Coming Up……..

The next meeting will be on March 2nd right after school.

We will be finishing up the Safety Sense Try-It with collecting our safety center sheets that was given out at our last meeting. We will also be finishing our recipe books for the Make It, Eat It Try-It. And, if time allows, we will be going over our Brownie homework for the Math Fun Try-It.

Our It’s Magic Try-It Field Trip is scheduled for Wednesday, February 28th. We will be leaving at 5:30 pm and returning at around 8:30 pm.

We will be sending out permission forms for field trips and activities that have been recently planned. Please return permission slips by the date noted to reserve your daughter’s spot.

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