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Girl Scouts in the News! There are so many exciting, newsworthy activities surrounding local Girl Scouts. Check our some of our latest press releases below.
01.03.2014
It's Girl Scout Cookie Time
Charlotte, N.C. - What can a girl do? A world of good! It's Girl Scout cookie time and girls can't wait to show you how they run their own cookie business.…
12.12.2013
Angela Hubbard Woods Selected to Succeed Sally Daley as CEO
Angela Hubbard Woods has been named by the Board of Directors as the new Chief Executive Officer of Girl Scouts, Hornets' Nest Council, which serves more than 23,000 girls and…
11.06.2013
Dale Earnhardt Environmental Leadership Campus at Oak Springs Monument Sign to be Unveiled
Girl Scouts, Hornets' Nest Council and the Dale Earnhardt Foundation will unveil the monument sign at the entrance of the Dale Earnhardt Environmental Leadership Campus at Oak Springs.The ceremony will…
11.05.2013
Girl Scouts and The Thread to Open a New Trail in Iredell County
Girl Scouts and The Thread will hold a ribbon cutting to open a new 2.2-mile trail that will be part of the Carolina Thread Trail on Saturday at 10am. The…
10.10.2013
Girl Scouts, Hornets' Nest Council Expands Financial Literacy Program
The American dream is alive and well among girls, according to a new report by the Girl Scout Research Institute, which reveals that girls feel optimistic about their financial futures,…
09.30.2013
First Lady Michelle Obama Highlights the Important Role of Girl Scout Volunteers
New York, NY- First Lady Michelle Obama discusses the important role played by Girl Scout volunteers in a new video released today by Girl Scouts of the USA, for which…
04.22.2013
GSHNC recipient of Wells Fargo Environmental Grant
Girl Scouts, Hornets' Nest Council (GSHNC) is one of 64 recipients of Wells Fargo's 2013 Environmental Solutions for Communities Grant.Philanthropic grants totaling more than $3 million will be distributed to…
04.05.2013
Piedmont Natural Gas To Tag Trees April 6 As Reminder To Call Before You Dig
Trees and shrubs for sale at one local garden center this weekend will be tagged with an important safety reminder for homeowners getting ready to do some spring planting: Call…
02.08.2013
National Girl Scout Cookie Day Celebrates World's Largest Girl-Led Business
The famous Thin Mints remain, but Girl Scouts are giving their cookie boxes an overhaul to highlight the real purpose of the $790-million cookie program, which is to teach girls…
01.25.2013
Catawba Lands Conservancy Protects 358 Acres of Girl Scout Property
Catawba Lands Conservancy (CLC) and the Girl Scouts Hornets' Nest Council (Council) are pleased to announce the conservation of more than half of the Council's Dale Earnhardt Environmental Leadership Campus…
01.04.2013
Girl Scout Cookie Season Begins
Girl Scouts, Hornet's Nest Council kicks off the annual Cookie Program this week with 16,500 local Girl Scouts learning skills that will help today's girls develop into tomorrow's leaders. The…
11.15.2012
Dale Earnhardt Foundation Awards $2 Million Gift to Girl Scouts, Hornets' Nest Council
The Dale Earnhardt Foundation has awarded a $2 million gift to the Girl Scouts, Hornets' Nest Council in support of the development of the Council's 700-acre Oak Springs property, which…
10.15.2012
Girl Scouts Experience the Science of NASCAR
Charlotte, N.C.- This weekend local Girl Scouts received a once in a lifetime experience thanks to The NASCAR Foundation and Sam Bass Gallery.Girls were able to see STEM (science, engineering,…
10.05.2012
Girl Scouts Ensure Quality and Safety of Products
Girl Scouts, Hornets' Nest Council, along with our product partners, Ashdon Farms and Little Brownie Baker, confirm all of the products used in our fall nut and candy program in…
09.04.2012
Girl Scouts Offer Leadership Development Programs for Girls
Girl Scouts, Hornets' Nest Council (GSHNC) is kicking off the next century of Girl Scouting with membership recruitment nights throughout our 8-county service area.  During this time, girls in kindergarten…
08.29.2012
2013 Women of Distinction - Call for Nominations
On April 11, 2013, Girl Scouts, Hornets' Nest Council will hold the eighth annual Women of Distinction luncheon to recognize extraordinary women in our community.  Nominations for the 2013 luncheon…
08.28.2012
Girl Scouts, Hornets' Nest Council Featured at CarolinaFest
Girl Scouts, Hornets' Nest Council has been chosen to participate in CarolinaFest 2012, a family friendly Labor Day Celebration that will occur in Uptown Charlotte to kick off the Democratic…
06.28.2012
Girl Scouts Benefits from Foundation Gift
Snyder's-Lance, Inc. is donating one-time grants totaling $1.5 million to thirteen Charlotte-area nonprofit organizations in recognition of their upcoming 100 year anniversary of the Lance brand in 2013.  Girl Scouts,…
04.19.2012
Girl Scouts, Hornets' Nest Council 7th Annual Women of Distinction
Charlotte, N.C.- Today over 600 community leaders gathered at the Westin to recognize six exceptional women as part of Girl Scouts, Hornets' Nest Council's (GSHNC) seventh annual Women of Distinction…
04.17.2012
Girl Scouts, Hornets' Nest Council 5th Annual Thin Mint Sprint
Charlotte, N.C. - This Saturday, April 21st, everyone is invited to participate in the 5th Annual Thin Mint Sprint 1 Mile Fun Run and 5K at the U.S. National Whitewater…
03.23.2012
Girl Scouts, Hornets' Nest Council Scouting for the Cure
Charlotte, N.C. - At four different locations throughout the footprint of Girl Scouts, Hornets' Nest Council (GSHNC), over 2,000 girls and their families will be joining together to raise awareness…
03.12.2012
Girl Scouts, Hornets' Nest Council Celebrates 100 Years
Charlotte, N.C.- Today Girl Scouts, an American institution, celebrates its 100th birthday.  Founder Juliette Gordon Low organized the first Girl Scout Troop on March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Ga.  To…
03.09.2012
Girl Scouts Declares 2012 the Year of the Girl
In a move designed to focus national attention on girls and the issues they face, Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) has declared 2012 the Year of the Girl: a…
03.09.2012
Girl Scouts Launches "ToGetHerThere"
Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) announced the launch of ToGetHerThere, a multiyear effort which will seek to create balanced leadership-the equal representation of women in leadership positions in all…
09.07.2011
Girl Scout North Carolina Specialty License Plate
Show your Girl Scouts pride on your ride!  The North Carolina DMV is accepting applications for a Girl Scouts specialty license plate, which will cost $30 in addition to the cost…