Get to know your council! Q & A with Gail Seekins.

This is Gail Seekins, she has been a Girl Scout for 43 years; 9 years as a girl member and 34 years as an adult volunteer and leader. What originally brought you to Girl Scouting? As a girl I joined a Brownie troop and enjoyed it. When my daughter was old enough I got her into a Brownie troop and though she graduated high school … Continue reading Get to know your council! Q & A with Gail Seekins.

Get to know your council! Q & A with Barbara Pepper.

This is Barbara Pepper, she has been a Girl Scout for 27 years; 1 year as a girl member and 26 adult years as a volunteer and leader. What originally brought you to Girl Scouting? My daughter was in a troop that needed new leaders. She enjoyed it so much, I didn’t want her to have to stop Girl Scouts, and so I volunteered. I’m … Continue reading Get to know your council! Q & A with Barbara Pepper.

Detectives at heart, have you met our Council’s keepers of history yet?

By Katherine Smith It’s not unusual to see Barbara Pepper, a Girl Scout of 27 years, and Gail Seekins, a Girl Scout of 43 years, busying themselves around the San Gorgonio offices or a Gold Award Committee meeting, training new volunteers or leading girls at camp, coordinating a display of antique Girl Scout uniforms or meticulously archiving some small artifact of Girl Scout history. In fact, what’s most unusual is to … Continue reading Detectives at heart, have you met our Council’s keepers of history yet?