Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts Adrianna Smothers, Lillian Belmont and troop leader Emily Taylor spent the day promoting the new Little Free Library and passing out Girl Scout cookies. Photo by Lindsey Rae Vaughn.
Girl Scout Troop 8542 announced the location of a Little Free Library during the Tamms Fourth of July celebration on Tuesday, July 4. The Little Free Library is located in front of the Tamms Community Building. Community members are encouraged to take a book, return it to any Little Library and to...
The National Day of Prayer is scheduled to be observed in Union County on Thursday, May 4.   The observance is being hosted by the City of Anna and coordinated by the Union County Alliance of Churches.  The event will again be held at the band shell in the Anna City Park.   The theme for the...
From left are Olivia Bowen and Olivia Capel. Photo provided.
Union County Cadette Troop 8552 has two groups of girls who earned their Girl Scout Silver Award.  The Silver Award is the highest honor a Junior High Girl Scout can earn.  In early April, they were recognized and presented with their Silver awards at the Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois “All that...
The 2017 Girl Scout Cookie Program is here. This year marks the celebration of 100 years of Girl Scouts selling cookies. Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois, GSSI, planned to kick off the iconic cookie program Jan. 6-8 during the first Cookie Booth Weekend of the season.  At the cookie booths,...
Girl Scout Troop 8548 is working on its Bronze Award. Their project includes making and collecting blankets for veterans at the Illinois Veterans Home in Anna.  Photo provided.
Girl Scout Troop 8548 is working on its Bronze Award. Their project includes making and collecting blankets for veterans at the Illinois Veterans Home in Anna. The troop voices appreciation to Sue Ann Zimmerman, Debbie Johnston and her daughter Maggie, Jane Nimmo and Cindy Allen for helping the...
Girl Scout Troop 8545 plans to collect new and gently used twin blankets at Walmart in Anna tomorrow, Saturday, Dec. 17 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to a fill a truck donated by Coad Chevy Buick Ford in Anna. Troop 8545 is working on their bronze award project, which includes making a collecting blankets...
Girls ages kindergarten through grade 12 have two upcoming opportunities to register for Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois in Union County. On Thursday, Sept. 29, registration is planned from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the basement of Mt. Moriah Lutheran Church in Anna. Girls have another chance to sign...

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