Thursday, March 28, 2013
The members of Girl Scout troop 2025 are seeking donations of food and other items for the Women's Human Society Animal Shelter as part of their Bronze Award service project.
A local girl scout troop is organizing an effort to help homeless pets at the Women's Human Society Animal Shelter in Bensalem. The members of Girl Scout troop 2025 are seeking donations of food and other items for the shelter as part of their Bronze Award service project. The girl scouts are collecting unopened bags and cans of dog and cat food, treats, cat clay litter, low odor pine chips or Yesterday's News bedding, single bottles of bleach, canine seat belts and no-pull harnesses. Collection boxes are set up at McCaffrey's in Newtown and at the Flowers Mill Veterinary Hospital in Langhorne. As of April 1, there will also be a collection box at Goodnoe Elementary School.
Friday, January 18, 2013
The annual Girl Scout cookie sale has begun. Find out where to buy cookies near you.
The 2013 Girl Scout Cookie Sale began Thursday and runs through March 3. The Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania partner with ABC Bakers for this annual sale. Cookies are $4 per box. Eight Varieties to Choose From Where To Buy Cookies Many local malls, grocery stores, and events will feature Girl Scout Cookie Booths. Enter your zip code next to the Find Cookies icon on the Girl Scout website to locate a cookie sale near you. Take a look at the list below of some cookie sales in the area. Wawa Willow Grove Park Mall “What Can a Girl Do?” “What Can a Girl Do?” it the theme for this year's cookie sale which continues its tradition of helping girls to develop essential life skills while earning proceeds for troop and council activities. …
Saturday, August 4, 2012
A car wash to support two Newtown girl scouts project will be held from 11:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Chick-fil-A.
Leah Rubin and Samantha Guest, two Newtown girl scouts, are holding a car wash tomorrow to raise awareness for homeless pets in local shelters. The wash will take place on Saturday from 11:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Chick-fil-A location on West Road. The girls, who are working to achieve the Silver Award from Girl Scouts, will also be holding a walk to support their cause on Sunday, August 26. Woman's Humane Society and Luv 4 Ever Pet Rescue. The girls will be entering Council Rock High School North High School as freshman in the fall and "love animals," according to Leah's mother, Kim Rubin. Newtown residents Dona Lisciotto and Emma Lambert-Waldmann recently completed their Silver Award project. The girls created dresses for peers in …
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Dona Lisciotto and Emma Lambert-Waldmann hope to continue to be able to make dresses for needy girls around the world.
Dresses with LovE started as a project to get a Girl Scout Silver Award for two local teens. Now that the girl scouts have met and surpassed their inital goal, it appears Dresses with LovE will likely continue into the future. Longtime friends, classmates and neighbors Dona Lisciotto and Emma Lambert-Waldmann began procuring materials to making dresses for impoverished and orphaned girls in Mabopane, South Africa in early 2012. As of Monday night, the girls have over 75 dresses that will be shipped to South Africa, a nation which still suffers from the lasting effects of apartheid. Everyone from a group of seniors in Bensalem to members of the community with some free time have helped with the project. The girls said they appreciate the …
Monday, July 23, 2012
Two local girl scouts have been working to help impoverished girls in Africa.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Tom Sofield
Monday, July 23, 2012
Local girl scouts Dona Lisciotto and Emma Lambert-Waldmann have spent the past few months making dresses for impoverished or orphaned girls in South Africa. Starting Monday, their hard work will be displayed at the Newtown Bookshop for all to see. Members of the community have helped the two girls on their mission, which is expected to earn them Silver Award from the Girl Scouts. The girls began their project by collecting pillow cases, fabric remnants and button down shirts. With the help of 80 generous people, the girls turned the fabric into 50 dresses for less fortunate girls. The girls will be holding a meet and greet Monday night from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the bookstore. The dresses will remain on display through July 27. Related: …
Friday, June 15, 2012
Two scouts who are making dresses for impoverished girls in South Africa are seeking donations and volunteers.
Two local girl scouts are seeking assistance from the community to ensure their project is a success. Scouts Dona Lisciotto and Emma Lambert-Waldmann have embarked on a project that involves making dresses for impoverished or orphaned girls in South Africa. The project, which has been approved by the Girl Scouts, will earn the girls their Silver Award. “We are turning pretty and fun pillow cases, fabric remnants and button down shirts into cute dresses for the girls to feel pretty and loved. We are also making little flower hair clips to go with each dress so the girls can feel special,” reads a flyer distributed by the girls. The girls are seeking donations, like pillowcases, fabric remnants and button-down shirts to transform into …
Friday, May 4, 2012
Girl Scouts Dona Lisciotto and Emma Lambert-Waldmann have embarked on a project that involves making dresses for impoverished or orphaned girls in Africa.
Do you have any gently used pillowcases, button down shirts or fabric remnants you can part with? If so, two local girls are willing to turn those items into dresses for needy children in South Africa. Girl Scouts Dona Lisciotto and Emma Lambert-Waldmann have embarked on a project that involves making dresses for impoverished or orphaned girls in South Africa. “We are turning pretty and fun pillow cases, fabric remnants and button down shirts into cute dresses for the girls to feel pretty and loved. We are also making little flower hair clips to go with each dress so the girls can feel special,” reads a flyer distributed by the girls. Community members can support the project by donating the following supplies: pillowcases, button down …
Monday, March 12, 2012
The event, held Sunday at Council Rock High School South, allowed the girls to earn a Bucks County scouting patch.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Elisa Baxt
Monday, March 12, 2012
Local girl scouts and their parents celebrated the 100th anniversary of the organization during an event Sunday at Council Rock High School South. The event was designed to allow them to earn a Bucks County patch. The girls cycled through a variety of activities to earn the patch. They also brought donations for local service organizations, including the Baby Bundles program, which benefits local needy mothers and infants, and non-perishable food for local food pantries.
Thursday, March 8, 2012
Local troops will celebrate the Girl Scouts' 100th anniversary Sunday by earning their Bucks County patch.
It's not often that Girl Scouts can knock out the requirements to earn a patch in one afternoon, but this weekend some local troops will do just that. Local Girl Scout troops will celebrate the Girl Scouts of America's 100th anniversary by participating in 100 Funhundred, an event designed to let them earn their Bucks County patch. It will be held Sunday at 4:30 p.m. at Council Rock South and will last 100 minutes. The girls will cycle through a variety of activities. Each level of scout has a different requirement of how many they must complete. The only other obligation is that they bring something to donate to a local service organization. They can either bring a baby item for their Baby Bundles program, which benefits local needy …
Monday, September 5, 2011
Visit Bucks County is working to increase awareness of opportunities for Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts across the county.
Schools are back in session, which means Bucks County Boy Scout and Girl Scout troops will be engaging in more activities. The message from Visit Bucks County? There’s plenty of adventure right here. (Click for more detail from Visit Bucks County's Web site) “We’re trying to increase the awareness of scouting and all the opportunities for scouts here in Bucks County,” said Michelle Greco, public relations manager for Visit Bucks County, the county’s tourist promotion agency. Greco said that her organization has started an ongoing effort to help its partners identify and promote scouting opportunities in addition to reaching out to scout troops to help make the connection. This has included reaching out to partners to identify scout-…