Bank of America Charitable Foundation gives local Girl Scouts $5,000 to develop Classroom to Career program!

We are happy to announce that our Council is one of nearly two dozen nonprofit Inland organizations to receive grant money from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation! A total of $216,500 will be given to 21 local groups to help people better their financial situations. These workforce development grants will support services such as financial education, job skills training and business counseling. For Girl Scouts of San … Continue reading Bank of America Charitable Foundation gives local Girl Scouts $5,000 to develop Classroom to Career program!

A busy day for Troop 74 and Troop 1744 – girls tour the hospital, make pizza, and meet City Council members in a single day!

Think you’ve had a busy day? Well, check out what Low Desert Girl Scout Troops 74 and 1744 accomplished in a single day! The Girl Scouts began their day at Desert Regional Hospital in Palm Springs. There, they met two nurses from the Emergency Room who took them on hospital tour. The girls learned more about how the CT Scanner, MRI machine, and radiology department … Continue reading A busy day for Troop 74 and Troop 1744 – girls tour the hospital, make pizza, and meet City Council members in a single day!

YOUR COUNCIL: Welcome Morgan to the South West team!

Morgan Brown – Shop Clerk, South West Service Center We are delighted to announce that Girl Scout Morgan Brown is joining our GSSGC Council Team!  She has accepted the position of Shop Clerk in our South West Service Center.   Morgan attended school in Lake Elsinore and graduated from Temescal Canyon High School. During her 14-plus years as a Girl Scout, she achieved numerous goals and earned many awards. … Continue reading YOUR COUNCIL: Welcome Morgan to the South West team!

YOUR COUNCIL: Get to know Martha, you’re newest Membership team player!

Martha Lizarraga – Membership Field Representative I, Central Region We are very happy to announce that our very own Martha Lizarraga will be joining the Central Region Membership Team as Membership Field Representative I. Having served as Shop Clerk for two years in our Redlands Central Office, Martha has gained a wealth of knowledge regarding Girl Scout ways, along with the needs and concerns of the volunteers … Continue reading YOUR COUNCIL: Get to know Martha, you’re newest Membership team player!

YOUR COUNCIL: Get to know Mary Moore and Cindy Chapman!

Cindy Chapman – Director of  Volunteer Services Congratulations to Cindy Chapman for being appointed Director of Volunteer Services!  Cindy will focus on adult volunteer training, leadership support and girl development through initiatives like the Bronze, Silver and Gold awards.  Jacqueline Breseño and Tricia Costelow will continue reporting to Cindy. Before joining our council staff in 2012, Cindy was a GSSGC volunteer for 22 years, most of that time … Continue reading YOUR COUNCIL: Get to know Mary Moore and Cindy Chapman!

Troop 1752 work on their Bronze Award at the Calimesa Community Garden!

The Calimesa Community Garden is still thriving five years after its inception! Vegetables, herbs, flowers and just about anything else members are inclined to put their green thumbs on can be found on this one acre of various sized plots.  The garden was registered as a nonprofit organization within its first year. One plot was even donated to local Girl Scout troop. Cynthia Peterson, a GSSGC Troop … Continue reading Troop 1752 work on their Bronze Award at the Calimesa Community Garden!

GOLD AWARD SPOTLIGHT: Hannah builds her “Kid Bridge” to the Fine Arts!

“When you are doing something you are passionate about it is worth every minute you spend on it.” – Hannah   The Girl Scouts of San Gorgonio Council congratulates Hannah Long, 17, of Redlands, Ca. on her most recent accomplishment: earning the Gold Award. “The Gold Award is Girl Scouting’s highest, most prestigious, and most difficult award to achieve. Our Gold Award recipients are our … Continue reading GOLD AWARD SPOTLIGHT: Hannah builds her “Kid Bridge” to the Fine Arts!

A Hidden Legacy Returns To Life: Abandoned Scout House Rescued By Local Volunteers

The Lowe’s Heroes who dedicated countless hours bringing happiness to local girls! Abandoned Scout House Rescued By Local Volunteers, Reveals 60 Years of History   The instant Katie Keys stepped through the doors of the small structure she was moved by memories of her girlhood. The active Perris community member was a Girl Scout here until 1960, still a proud alumna of Troop 4, and a … Continue reading A Hidden Legacy Returns To Life: Abandoned Scout House Rescued By Local Volunteers

Cookie Friends Time!

Let’s Celebrate the Girl Scout Cookie! February 7 we are hosting open houses at all of our Council offices; guests can: Buy the new Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Shortbread cookies! Meet Girl Scouts at their cookie booths Try our new Cranberry Citrus Crisps! Participate in activities and earn a patch New girls can register for Girl Scouts and earn the 2014 National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend … Continue reading Cookie Friends Time!

GIRL SPEAK: Cozette’s 2013 Costa Rican adventure with Girl Scouts!

By Cozette, Girl Scout The summer of 2013 was one of the most exciting summers I have ever experienced. In July I traveled to Costa Rica with Girl Scouts from all over the country. This was my first time going out of the country without my parents and the only reason I was able to do so was because I was going with the Girl … Continue reading GIRL SPEAK: Cozette’s 2013 Costa Rican adventure with Girl Scouts!