Girl Scout troop 72350 completed a School Beautification Project by updating and enhancing three planting beds by the entrance of Grace Rogers Elementary in Hightstown.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Friday, January 18, 2013
A 9-year-old East Windsor girl aims to sell even more than the 1,000 boxes of Girl Scout cookies she sold in 2012.
Girl Scout Cookie season is here! The 2013 theme from the Girl Scout Cookie Program reminds girls they have the power to do anything with the lifetime of skills and confidence they gain through Girl Scouting. From train stations to grocery stores, Girl Scouts will be setting up cookie booths for their annual Cookie Program, the largest girl led business in the nation. Girls will be selling cookies in central and southern New Jersey from Jan. 17 through late Feb. for $4 a box. The program teaches girls 5 essential business skills including goal setting, decision making, money management, people skills and business ethics. The purchase of a box of Thin Mints, Shortbreads, Caramel deLites, Peanut Butter Patties, Lemonades, Thanks-A-Lots, …
Monday, May 14, 2012
The Saturday cleanup netted two bags of recyclables and five bags of trash.
Cranbury resident and girl scout Lisa D'souza organized a cleanup in town as she worked toward her silver award. Volunteers met at Town Hall where D'souza distributed gloves, trash and recycle bags, neon vests and trash pickers. Groups were formed and areas around town were assigned for the cleanup. D'souza said she picked this type of event because although there's an annual stream cleanup, there are a lot of other places with trash in Cranbury. The volunteers filled five bags of trash and two bags of recyclables, including an old tractor part, plates, canisters, plastic bags, cigarette butts, candy wrappers and plastic bottles. The girl scout silver award requires the project to be sustainable, so D'souza is creating a manual for the …
Friday, April 6, 2012
Girl Scout Troop 71032 collected, cleaned and sorted gently used and new sports equipment before selling it at an affordable price to earn a silver award. “All of our troop members enjoy playing sports and we all know firsthand how expensive sports equipment can be, so the goal of our project was to make participating in sports more affordable for all families,” Girl Scout Kaylee Cesard said in an email. Almost 850 pieces of sports equipment, including baseballs, gloves, pogo sticks and golf clubs, were collected from the community, Cesard said. “The weather was not very cooperative, but we were very happy that did not keep people away,” Cesard said. “It was a very rewarding experience.” The Sports Equipment “Almost” Giveaway was held …
Thursday, February 9, 2012
Rise: A Community Service Partnership recently received 10 boxes of donations full of stuffed animals, books and pajamas from Girl Scout Troops #71986 and #70761. The girl scouts put up posters and collected items for the Rise Martin Luther King Sleepy Time Drive at the West Windsor Village School. Donations will be given to low-income families with children in the Hightstown-East Windsor Area, according to Rise. The drive collects items including pajamas, toothbrushes, toothpaste, stuffed animals and books.
Friday, December 2, 2011
HHS Music Boosters fundraiser, Chloent and learn and Holiday Boutique and Fine Art Sale
The Women’s Club of Cranbury's Annual Tree Lighting event is Friday night at the Cranbury Fire Company. There will be crafts and activities, traditional carols with The Cranbury Brass Band and a surprise visit from Santa Claus, according to the Township's website. Some activities for children include visiting Mrs. Claus’ kitchen, going to the Reindeer Flight School and seeing Santa’s Workshop. Kelly Coyle, a cadette Girl Scout, has been working with the Women's Club on the tree lighting event as her silver award project. There will also be a Toys for Tots collection to help less fortunate children have a better Christmas, the website said. Coyle and Girl Scout troops in the area are creating eco-friendly ornaments for songbirds to feed on …
Saturday, April 30, 2011
Girl Scout Daisy Troop 70105 visits the East Windsor Fire Co. #2.
East Windsor Girl Scout Daisy Troop 70105 visited East Windsor Fire Co. #2's firehouse April 26. Troop co-leaders Jennifer Di Gioia and Susan Vagrin's Daisy Troops range in school age from kindergarten to first grade. Family members were welcome to come and participant in the event, and they joined in on the fun along with Deputy Chief Eric Coran, firefighters Tom Ortega and Mark Cohen and Captain Bonnie Rashkin. Each Daisy got to ask questions, go on a fire truck ride, tour the firehouse, meet Sparky the Fire dog, and enjoy some snacks while learning about fire prevention and safety and what to do in case of an emergency.