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Fifty-two businesses and four business leaders in Southern Arizona have been selected as finalists for the Tucson Metro Chamber Copper Cactus Awards presented by Wells Fargo.
(NAPSI)—If you think the Girl Scouts of today are just about camping and cookies, you’re in for a big surprise; fun, new experiences are the main focus.
According to a recent poll, 88 percent of volunteers queried said they believe their life is better because they volunteer with Girl Scouts. (NAPS)
(BPT) - With back to school just around the corner, now’s the time to make the most of the final days of summer. Gather your family and friends around the fire and enjoy a delicious treat. One of the quintessential flavors of summer, s’mores have been enhancing bonfires and bringing families together for decades. In fact, the first official recipe for s’mores was published in the 1927 Girl Scout Handbook, which launched the treat into pop culture and made a big impression on families across the United States.
(BPT) - Nestle USA is collaborating with Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) on the Nestle Crunch Girl Scout Candy Bars “Let’s Get Her to Camp” campaign, making it possible for hundreds of girls to attend Girl Scout camp.
(NAPSI)—This summer, enjoying a sweet treat can be more than an indulgence, it can also be an opportunity to contribute to the future success of hundreds of girls. That’s the word from Nestlé Crunch, which is collaborating with Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) on a new campaign to help send girls to summer camp.
Said actress Lucy Hale, “I am very proud to work with Nestlé Crunch Girl Scout Candy Bars to get more girls to Girl Scout summer camp.” (NAPS)
Pima Community College Center for the Arts announces its 2014-2015 Season: ENCORE! The new season follows on the back of last season’s record attendance with the goal of delivering an eclectic and interesting selection of Pima’s theatre, music and dance performances; gallery exhibits of contemporary works by national and regional visual artists; and special events worthy of ovation. The Center for the Arts complex, situated on PCC’s West Campus, consists of the Proscenium Theatre, the Black Box Theatre, the Recital Hall and the Louis Carlos Bernal Gallery.
Girl Scout Troop #1084 recently helped Pima Animal Care Center (PACC) with a donation of goods worth $375 plus gave 40 boxes of cookies to their volunteers.
For many years, triathletes in Tucson had one local race series, Tri Tucson, at which to hone their competition skills in all three disciplines. Race Director Julie Stark, owner of On Your Left Fitness, recognized the demand for more quality triathlons in the Old Pueblo and on April 5, she launched the first Oro Valley Sprint Triathlon.
Girl Scouts Troop 2164 of Oro Valley will begin construction on a monument to honor and raise awareness about wildlife issues. Located at the Steam Pump Ranch, the monument will include animal cut outs, inspirational quotes about wildlife and a registry for visitors to log comments and animal sighting stories.
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I have a 7-year-old son. My 7-year-old son seems to have an endless supply of energy bound up somewhere in his core. A couple of years ago, my husband and I learned that if we didn’t want to spend significant time dodging Nerf darts and maneuvering through jury-rigged obstacle courses in the comfort of our own living room, it was in our best interest to find active outlets for our son. These days, I spend a lot of time on one ball field or another, snapping photos or cheering from the sidelines. I’m a solo sideline sitter; my husband has always played an active role, helping out where the coach needs it.
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Girl Scout cookies officially arrived in Tucson on Friday. More than 900,000 boxes of cookies will be sold in southern Arizona this season. Of which, 20,000 boxes are sent to deployed military men and women oversees the Girl Scouts Troop to Troop program.
Three semi trailers of cookies were unloaded into the parking lot of Casas Church for pick up last week.
Lauren Portner readies an order of Girl Scout cookies for pick up.
Randi Jager readies an order of Girl Scout cookies for pick up.
Keith Boesen and Jessica Galow load a trailer with 2,700 boxes of Girl Scout cookies last week at Casas Church for Troop 347.
Randi Jager takes a moment to relax between waves of cars coming to pick up boxes of Girl Scout cookies to be delivered to Troops throughout the Northwest.
Jean Mellors Henika, affectionately known as “Smiley” by all, left for her heavenly home on June 7 one day after her 84th birthday. Born in Berwyn, IL on June 6, 1929 the daughter of Tom Mellors and Nancy Ann Blackburn. She graduated from Lyons Township High School in LaGrange, IL in 1947 and Purdue University in 1951. At Purdue she was a member of Delta Gamma Fraternity and was a member of the varsity cheerleaders all four years. She married Morgan Henika of Lakewood, OH on April 5, 1952.