Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey
Westfield Service Center
201 Grove Street East - Westfield, NJ 07090
908-232-3236 (phone) 908-232-2140 (fax)
SERVICE CENTER WILL BE
CLOSED, WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 10 FROM 11:30 A.M.-3 P.M.
HOOVER PAVILION DEDICATED
On September 14 despite high humidity and
a beating sun, nearly 50 friends of Campo Hoover gathered for a
pavilion dedication. Click
here to learn more as well as a view a slide show.
GSHNJ MERGER MEETING HELD
On September 6 at the Union County
Performing Arts Center, nearly 300 representatives from GSWRC, the
Girl Scout Council of Greater Essex and Hudson Counties the Girl
Scouts of Rolling Hills Council convened to officially adopt the
merger document to form GSHNJ. The new council, under the
direction of CEO Susan Brooks and Board Chair Tiffany Wilson is set
to begin operations on October 1.
Here is more
information as well as a photo gallery.
SUSAN BROOKS NAMED CEO
Susan Brooks was named the CEO of the Girl
Scouts Heart of New Jersey effective immediately. Brooks began
her duties in late July in preparation for the October 1 launch date
of GSHNJ. Here
is more information.
WHAT WAS EARNED
is a complete listing of badges earned during the summer of 2008
at Camp Hoover.
CHECK OUT THE CALENDAR
Here is a link to
the GSHNJ Calendar featuring a comprehensive look at the program
and training offerings for the 2008-2009 Girl Scout year.
PROGRAMS NOW AVAILABLE
The 2008-2009 Program Guide, chock full of
exciting opportunities for girls of all ages is now available.
Click here to
access the book as well as a registration form.
TRAINING INFORMATION NOW ONLINE
Be sure to check out all there is to know
about training for the upcoming 2008-09 Girl Scout year
including a complete
schedule as well as course descriptions.
START THINKING OF NUTS
The 2008 Fall Product Sale will begin on
September 20. In order
to prepare for the sale, be sure to visit the Product Sales portal
GIRLS ENJOY BLIZZARDS AND TOURS
Over 100 Girl Scouts from throughout
GSWRC's 25-community jurisdiction took part in Girl Scout
Appreciation Day at the Plainfield Dairy Queen.
Here is more information and some
photos of the event, part of a national partnership between
GSUSA and DQ.
CHECK IT OUT
After weeks of careful planning, the
communications sub-committee of the CRC is pleased to unveil the
interim webpage for the Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey
www.gshnj.org . Please remember this
is an interim site but does have the same look and feel of the
permanent site slated to launch on October 1.
Here is the
Summer Edition of the Realignment News. Be sure to take a
look at all the exciting happenings in progress as the October 1
start date of GSHNJ gets closer.
GET A GREEN THUMB
Members of Troop 477/2038 of GSWRC's
Plainfield Community recently completed a year-long service project
by putting the finishing touches on a vegetable garden. The
girls were joined by Plainfield's Mayor along with members of its
Here are more details and
SPRINGFIELD TROOPS CROSS OVER
Four troops from GSWRC's Springfield
Community took part in a Bridging Ceremony at Camp Letico in
Roselle. Here are
more details as well as photos of the great day.
HEAD TO HOOVER
Members of GSWRC's Plainfield Community
headed to Camp Hoover the weekend of June 20-22 for their annual
are more details and a few photos of the fun that took place.
READY FOR SUMMER
Girls of all ages from GSWRC's Springfield
Community turned out in mid-June to make personalized laundry bags.
Click here to learn
more and view photos.
ROSELLE PARK SCOUTS
UNVEIL SIGN AND FLAG
The Roselle Park Community of GSWR
recently held a ceremony at Girl Scout Park to debut a new flag and
are more details as well as some photos.
Three communities recently held year-end
ceremonies paying tribute to their girl and adult members. The
communities all took time out of their busy schedules to honor their
girls and adult volunteers the week of June 9.
GARWOOD TROOP EARNS THEIR SILVER
Members of Garwood Troop 395 recently
earned their Silver Awards at a ceremony held in late May.
Here are more details as well as
a photo of the troop.
DUNELLEN/GREEN BROOK TROOP STAYS
Troop 876 of GSWRC's Dunellen/Green Brook
Community enjoyed a busy, eventful and productive spring taking part
in a number of events. Here
are more details as well as photos of the girls in action.
FRAZEE HOUSE PROGRAM HELD
On June 2 20 girls from throughout GSWRC's
jurisdiction convened at the Cannonball House for Crazee Frazee Day.
The event was sponsored jointly by GSWRC, the Fanwood-Scotch Plains
Rotary Club and the Scotch Plains Fanwood Historical Society.
Here are more details and some
SPRINGFIELD SCOUTS LET LOOSE
Members of the active and vibrant Springfield
Community of GSWRC recently took part in a Mom and Me as well as a
High School Musical-themed event.
Here are more
details and some photos.
FANWOOD/SCOTCH PLAINS STAGE HOLD
For the 23rd time, the Fanwood/Scotch
Plains Community held its Silver and Gold Ceremony. The event
took place at the Fanwood Presbyterian Church on May 27.
Here are more details and photos.
GOLD AND SILVER CEREMONY
The Westfield Community of GSWRC held its
annual Gold and Silver Awards Ceremony on May 28 at the First
Congregational Church. Fifty young women proudly came forward
to accept the fruits of their labor.
Here are more details
as well as photos.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
At GSWRC's Silver and Gold Dinner on April
29, a video, highlighting women of courage, confidence and character
For those who were unable to attend, here is a link to the video.
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