Posted on 2/2/14

gs 300MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/31/13) – Everyone knows that it’s Girl Scout cookie season, but the Girls Scouts of Kentuckiana- Hopkins County troops are doing more for the community than selling cookies.
The local troops celebrated the Girl Scouts of America’s 101st anniversary this month on Tuesday, March 12. Girl Scouts from troops 63, 90, 948, and 1593 had a celebration walk in down town Madisonville that started at the old courthouse steps, where they had pictures made. They traveled down to the American Red Cross building at 111 South Main Street afterward for a tour and party.
Once the girls arrived at the Red Cross, they ate cookies and cupcakes and sang birthday songs, along with reciting The Girl Scout Promise and The Laws. They were given a tour of the Red Cross building and contemplated ideas on what they could donate. They each discussed what they want to be when they grow up. All of the girls had many different aspirations for their future goals and careers, showing their enthusiasm and motivation.
It is a role of Girls Scouts to teach values to its members, fostering a broad range of skills and character qualities, recognizing them for their accomplishments, and enabling them to take part in numerous different community service activities.
Girl Scout membership is organized according to grade levels, and the activities are designed accordingly. The girls of Hopkins County Girl Scout troops are consistently involved in significant service work in the Madisonville community. The local troops are currently collecting aluminum can tabs throughout the year to contribute to Ronald McDonald House Charities. They collect the tabs all year long and deliver them on Election Day annually in order to aid in supporting the charity.

gs 2 

The troops of have also started collecting items for Free Cakes for Kids of Hopkins County.
Communications Manager Connie Dunbar said, “The girls thought that it would be a nice idea, on the Girls Scout’s birthday, to help someone else celebrate their birthday.”
To learn more about Free Cakes for Kids of Hopkins Co. visit them on Facebook.

For more information on the Girls Scouts of America or how to contact them or become a member, log in here: or
Jessica Frodge
SurfKY News
Photos provided by Jessica Frodge your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Most Read This Week

November 24, 2015 9809

Distillery to Operate in Old Graham School…

by SurfKY News
November 21, 2015 8669

Injuries Result from Beulah Road Accident

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
November 23, 2015 7488

Relative Charged with Murder, Arson in Deaths of…

by SurfKY News
November 24, 2015 4461

Ohio County Most Wanted - Top 10 - November 24

by SurfKY News
November 24, 2015 3143

Man Injured When Vehicle Collides with Deer

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

November 17, 2015 15448

Ohio County Most Wanted - Top 10 - November 17

by SurfKY News
November 18, 2015 14373

Runaway Teen Returns on His Own

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

November 25, 2015 2088

Man Hospitalized after Early Morning Car Accident

by SurfKY News
November 26, 2015 1508

Muhlenberg Sheriff's Office Makes Cocaine Bust

by SurfKY News
November 26, 2015 1092

Hopkins County Health Department Food Scores…

by SurfKY News
November 25, 2015 801

Thanksgiving is Peak Day for Cooking Fires

by SurfKY News
November 26, 2015 539

Hopkins County Warriors Go to National…

by SurfKY News
November 26, 2015 423

Beauty of Western Kentucky Autumn Wilderness…

by SurfKY News
November 26, 2015 382

American Medical Association Wants to Ban Ads for…

by SurfKY News
November 26, 2015 331

Grapevine Church Offering Interactive 'Miracle of…

by SurfKY News
November 26, 2015 320

Pet of the Day - Jewel

by SurfKY News