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 …
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 .
Thursday, April 21, 2011
Girl Scout Troop 20074 raises money to help earthquake and tsunami victims after disasters strike their homeland.
Girl Scout Daisy Troop 20074 is raising funds for earthquake and tsunami relief in Japan by making and selling small painted “Rock Buddies.” The Girl Scouts gathered, cleaned, painted and decorated the rocks on April 1. The artwork now is available for a donation. The troop includes girls ages 5 and 6. Folks who wish to purchase the artwork may contribute as much as they like. All money from the sale of the Rock Buddies will be sent to the Girl Scouts of Japan Relief Effort. Troop leader Jennifer Richart said she wanted the girls to experience helping others in need. "As the troop leader, I teach my girls that through serving others we realize who we are," she said. "I want their first response not to be, 'Oh that’s terrible,' when tough …