Monday, January 14, 2013
The girls learn how to properly fold a napkin and get new looks for their dolls.
The Cranberry Area Girl Scouts put on their best dresses Saturday to celebrate their American Girl Doll tea event at Grazie’s Restaurant in Pine Township. Christine Bench, Service Area Manager for the Scouts, said 176 girls and their grandmas attended the tea. The Scouts learned the art of napkin folding as well as how to do place settings at the tea. They also decorated Girl Scouts sashes for their American Girl dolls. Hair Stylist Kelly Lapinsky of Izzazu Salon in Wexford, plus some of the older Girl Scouts, also styled hair for the dolls. Donations of dog food, bones, snacks and toys were collected for the local animal shelter at the event, Bench said. The girls also received a “tea” patch and a snowflake cookie. They also were given …
Monday, January 7, 2013
Watch as girls in kindergarten through high school spend some quality time with dad.
On Friday, the Cranberry Area Girl Scouts spent an evening with some of the most important guys in their lives—their daddies. Held at the Pittsburgh Marriott North along Route 228 in Cranberry, about 376 people attended this year’s annual Father/Daughter dance, according to Christine Bench, Service Area Manager for the Scouts. In addition to dancing, there were refreshments, professional photos, corsages and boutonnières at the celebration. Bench said girls in kindergarten all the way through high school attended the dance. To check out the scene (guaranteed to make you say “Awwww!), click on the above video. Didn’t see your photo in the slideshow? Add it to the article by clicking the “Upload Photos and Video” button on this article. Like…
Saturday, January 5, 2013
It's that time of year again—get out your wallets and get ready to snack on some of your favorite sweet treats, courtesy of the Girl Scouts of America.
It's time to stock up on your favorite Girl Scout cookies . Here are some important dates to remember: Can't remember which cookies you like the most? Check out the eight different varieties here. Cranberry Patch wants to spread the word about your troop's cookie sales. You can post when and where your troop will be selling cookies on our free events calendar. Click here to get started. In the meantime, let us know which is your favorite Girl Scout Cookie by taking our poll. Like Us on Facebook | Follow Us on Twitter Check out some of today's other top stories here .