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    2017 News

    Buffalo News: WNY Girl Scouts plan daylong Join-a-thon (Dec. 29, 2018)

    Observer: Westfield Girl Scout Troop 20173 pair with Cross Roads to give back (Dec. 27, 2018)

    WROC/Rochester First: Caledonia girl earns Girl Scout Gold Award (Dec. 16, 2017)

    Orleans Hub: Winners named in Medina Parade of Lights (Nov. 26, 2017)

    Olean Times Herald: Dream It Do It 500 brings together students with annual STEM competition (Nov. 19, 2017)

    DIDI Enactus Summary: Dream It Do It 500 (Nov. 18, 2017)

    Olean Times Herald: Dream It Do It 500 to tackle physics (Nov. 11, 2017)

    WIVB: Unique Girl Scouts badges encourage community connections while building confident young women (Nov. 8, 2017)

    Ken-Ton Bee: Birthday Bag project nets Bronze Award for Scouts (Nov. 8, 2017)

    Post-Journal: Friends Of Timbercrest Work To Improve Randolph Girl Scout Camp (Nov. 5, 2017)

    Observer: Marking a milestone in progress (Nov. 5, 2017)

    Rochester Business Journal: Seen (Oct. 27, 2017)

    Rochester Youth Year: Sara Peterson: Climbing Towards STEM Success (Oct. 26, 2017)

    Buffalo News: Another Voice: Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts offer powerful programs (Oct. 26, 2017) 

    Orleans Hub: Girl Scouts of WNY 'vehemently oppose' including girls in Boy Scouts (Oct. 13, 2017)

    WNY Family Magazine: Girl Scouts of Western New York Respond to Boy Scouts Accepting Girls (Oct. 12, 2017)

    WBEN: Girl Scouts of WNY React to Boy Scouts Allowing Girls (Oct. 12, 2017)

    WDOE: Girl Scouts of WNY react to BSA announcement (Oct. 12, 2017)

    D&C: Local Girl Scouts say no to Boy Scouts pursuing 'the girl market' (Oct. 12, 2017) 

    WROC: Boy Scouts allowing girls (Oct. 11, 2017)

    Jamestown Post Journal: Local Groups React To Boy Scouts’ Decision To Integrate Girls (Oct. 11, 2017)

    Buffalo News: What WNY Scouting officials think of letting girls join Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts (Oct. 11, 2017)

    13WHAM: Boy Scouts of America making a historic change (Oct. 11, 2017)

    WGRZ: Local Boy Scouts embrace co-ed change, Girl Scouts to stay girls-only (Oct. 11, 2017)

    East Aurora Advertiser: Service Unit Honors its Members in Awards Ceremony (Oct. 4, 2017)

    Olean Times Herald: Youth of the Week Marijayne Schwartz (Oct. 3, 2017)

    Niagara Frontier Publications: Girl Scouts of WNY participate in 48th annual 'Skills and Chills' event (Oct. 3, 2017)

    WIVB: Girl Scouts of WNY Women of Distinction (Sept. 23, 2017)

    The Buffalo News: Dunce caps and lunch pails: Young and old learn about one-room schoolhouses (Sept. 21, 2017)

    University at Buffalo: Campaign for the Community: Mahogany Middlebrooks (Sept. 20, 2017)

    Rochester Business Journal: Girl Scouts to honor nine women leaders (Sept. 19, 2017)

    Post-Journal: Jane Cleaver Becker To Be Honored By Girl Scouts (Sept. 18, 2017)

    Salamanca Press: Local woman earns Woman of Distinction honor from Girl Scouts of WNY (Sept. 14. 2017)

    The Buffalo News: Girl Scouts of WNY honor women of distinction (Sept. 12, 2017)

    The Daily News: Oakfield Girl Scout troop visits Dominican Republic (Sept. 9, 2017)

    The Batavian: Oakfield Girl Scout Troop traveled to Dominican Republic this summer (sept. 7, 2017)

    Family Life Network: Hometown Heroes: Hope Marshall - radio interview about Gold Award (Sept. 5, 2017)

    Niagara Frontier Publications: Empower extends care to community by offering elder care program - Girl Scouts volunteering (Sept. 1, 2017)

    Post-Journal: Officials Recognize Work Of Ellery Clerk, Girl Scout; Pavilion Dedicated (Aug. 31, 2017)

    Buffalo State: Alumni Profile: Morgan Williams-Bryant, '03 (Aug. 30, 2017)

    WROC: Girl Scouts to earn cybersecurity badges in 2018 (Aug. 28, 2017)

    WIVB: Erie County Sheriff’s Office partners with Girl Scout to create “Chemo Care Packages” (Aug. 23, 2017)

    Observer: Troop 20158 to hold car wash Saturday (Aug. 8, 2017)

    WBFO: The Girls Coding Project: Region’s only all-girls coding project (July 28, 2017)

    The Buffalo News: Girls coding camp gets encouragement from Hochul (July 27, 2017)

    WIVB: Girls Scouts to roll out cyber security badges (July 17, 2017)

    WBFO: Girls coding camp helping close the gender gap (July 17, 2017)

    The Daily News: Warsaw Girl Scouts heading to national jamboree (June 29, 2017)

    Orchard Park Bee: High Honor (June 28, 2017)

    Livingston County News: Geneseo Girl Scouts tour Sheriff’s Office (June 23, 2017)

    Amherst Bee: Mill Middle student helps develop app through Girls Coding Project (June 14, 2017)

    The Monroe County Post: Girl Scouts visit Supreme Court Justice Evelyn Frazee (June 7, 2017)

    Livingston County News: Livonia Girl Scout troop brings clothing closet to SBR food pantry (June 6, 2017)

    Western New York Family: The Girls Coding Project (June 6, 2017)

    Niagara Frontier Publications: WNY STEM reprises summer learning experience for The Girls Coding Project (June 6, 2017)

    USA Today: They've still got bucket lists -- in their 90s (June 4, 2017)

    Democrat & Chronicle: Henrietta teen earns top Girl Scout Gold Award (May 31, 2017)

    Orleans Hub: Albion parade marks Memorial Day (May 29, 2017)

    Post Journal: Girl Scouts Of WNY Chautauqua County Troops Visit Washington, D.C. (May 28, 2017)

    Cheektowaga Chronicle: Girl Scout Troops plant flowers at Town Park (May 21, 2017)

    Batavia Daily News: Girl Scouts of WNY announces Rajillya Storms as 2017 Gold Award Recipient (May 18, 2017) 

    WBTA: Sen. Ranzenhofer Honors Girl Scout Volunteer Williams As Woman of Distinction (May 10, 2017)

    Chautauqua Sunrise: Girl Scouts talk with Doc Hamels (May 6, 2017)

    Niagara-Frontier Publications: Girl Scouts of WNY announces Siana Jacobs as 2017 Gold Award recipient (May 5, 2017)

    Orleans Hub: Hospice honors volunteers and supporters [Mention: Troop 82127] (May 3, 2017)

    Ken-Ton Bee: Girl Scout to receive Gold Award in June (May 3, 2017)

    Greece Post Journal: Hilton Girl Scout named Gold Award recipient (May 1,2017)

    Genesee Valley Pennysaver: Rush Girl Scout Sixth Member of Family to Earn Highest Scouting Award (April 27, 2017)

    Grand Island Chamber of Commerce: Organization of the Year ~ Girl Scouts of Grand Island (April 26, 2017)

    Batavia Daily News: Girl Scout troop promotes literacy (April 25, 2017)

    The Batavian: Girl Scouts set up Little Free Library in East Pembroke (April 24, 2017)

    Orleans Hub: Scouts were out picking up trash on Earth Day (April 24, 2017)

    The Odyssey: 7 Things You Loved Only If You Were A Girl Scout [written by a GS alumna] (April 24, 2017)

    West Seneca Bee: West Seneca’s Business Community’s Commitment to Excellence (Girl Scout Kaylee Jarvis on list that earned Students of Excellence.) (April 20, 2017)

    Salamanca School Paper - The Warrior: Girl Scouts of Western New York, Where girls are built of courage, confidence, and character (April 13 edition)

    The Observer: Girls Scouts planning anniversary event (April 10, 2017)

    Post-Journal: Randolph Girl Scouts Fight Hunger (April 8, 2017)

    WHEC: Girl Scouts hold Leadership Luncheon (April 7, 2016)

    Chili-Gates Post: Girl Scouts celebrate Volunteer Appreciation Month (April 5, 2017)

    Batavia Daily News: Girl Scouts of WNY celebrate Volunteer Appreciation Month (April 1, 2017)

    Brighton-Pittsford Post: Notable names (Bottom of article - Drew Neale Gold Award) (March 29, 2017)

    Orleans Hub: Girl Scouts get creative in cupcake wars competition (March 25, 2017)

    Odyssey: Thank You Girl Scouts (March 20, 2017)

    Orleans Hub: Courthouse goes green to celebrate 100th anniversary of Girl Scouts selling cookies (March 12, 2017)

    Lockport Union Sun Journal: A taste of civics (March 8, 2017)

    Webster Post: Girl Scouts meet with Rep. Slaughter (March 8, 2017)

    WKBW: Girl Scouts of Western New York go beyond cookies (March 8, 2017)

    The Batavian: Local Girl Scouts ask City Manager to pick his favorite cookie in taste test (March 1, 2017)

    Batavia Daily News: S’mores wins City Hall vote (March 1, 2017)

    13WHAM: Girl Scout cookie pickup begins this weekend (Feb. 24, 2017)

    Livingston County News: ‘Mega drop’ brings thousands of Girl Scout cookies to Livingston County (Feb. 25, 2017)

    Democrat & Chronicle: 4 Girl Scouts top local cookie selling charts (Feb. 25, 2017)

    Democrat & Chronicle: Girl Scout Cookies turn 100 years old (Feb. 23, 2017) 

    The Daily News: Girl Scouts of WNY celebrate the diversity of the world and connections with others (Feb. 22, 2017)

    WKBW: Thin mints and Caramel deLites and S'mores, oh my! (Feb. 23, 2017) - Buffalo Mega Drop 

    Livingston County News: SUNY Geneseo Womens’ Basketball team gives back (Feb. 20, 2017)

    Niagara Frontier Publications: Girl Scouts of WNY celebrate diversity of world, connections with others (Feb. 16, 2017)

    13WHAM: Brownies give pillows to heart patients at Rochester General Hospital (Feb. 14, 2017)

    Democrat & Chronicle: Irondequoit Girl Scouts hold Pinewood Derby (Feb. 11, 2017)

    The Batavian: Le Roy Girl Scouts create 'Bright Board' for Wolcott Street School (Feb. 10, 2017)

    The Buffalo News: Special screening of ‘Hidden Figures’ encourages city girls to get involved in science, technology, engineering and math (Feb. 8, 2017)

    Niagara Frontier Publications: Girl Scouts: All-female Olympian guest speaker panel to deliver keynote at 2017 leadership luncheon (Feb. 7, 2017)

    RIT on TV/TWC News: STEM Fair for Young Women (Feb. 6, 2017)

    RIT on TV/WHAM: Girls Soaring in STEM (Feb. 6, 2017)

    TWC News: More Than 250 Girls Treated to Free Screening of 'Hidden Figures' (Feb. 5, 2017)

    The Buffalo News: Students, Girl Scouts treated to showing of 'Hidden Figures' (Feb. 4, 2017) - Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown declares it "Girls Coding Day" in Buffalo

    WIVB: Free screening of “Hidden Figures” to city students inspires STEM careers (Feb. 4, 2017)

    Batavia Daily News: 100 years of deliciousness: Girl Scout cookies reach century mark (Jan. 28, 2017)

    ABC27: Girl Scouts introduce new cookie for 100 year anniversary (Jan. 7, 2017)

    Niagara Frontier Publications: Girl Scouts of WNY celebrate 100th anniversary of first-known sale of cookies by Girl Scouts (Jan. 3, 2017)

    2016 News

    Gates-Chili Post: Girl Scouts help union complete backpack project (Dec. 30, 2016)

    Observer: Fredonia Scouts earn Bronze Award (Dec. 27, 2016)

    TWC News: Girl Scouts Assemble Backpacks for the Homeless in Monroe County (Dec. 22, 2016)

    Ken-Ton Bee: Christmas Tree service project to light up homes (Dec. 20, 2016)

    OrleansHub: Girl Scouts host Christmas Tea at Hospice (Dec. 18, 2016)

    Observer: Girl Scouts of WNY troop performs holiday-time community service work (Dec. 18, 2016)

    OrleansHub: Girl Scouts bear gifts for County Animal Shelter (Dec. 17, 2016)

    Jamestown Observer: Girl Scouts collect donations for troops (Nov. 23, 2016)

    Chautauqua Today: Girl Scouts help Blue Star Mothers (Nov. 22, 2016)

    Observer: NCCF awards Girl Scouts grant for art programing (Nov. 29, 2016)

    Buffalo News: Veterans hope for future amid early Thanksgiving celebration (Nov. 20, 2016)

    Fairport-East Rochester Post: Girl Scouts to join #GivingTuesday movement (Nov. 7, 2016)

    Batavia Daily News: Girl Scouts of WNY joins global #GivingTuesday movement (Oct. 31, 2016)

    Cheektowaga Bee: Girl Scout projects unveiled at Reinstein Woods (Oct. 28, 2016)

    OrleansHub: Courthouse dome will shine green for Girl Scouts in March (Oct 26, 2016)

    Amherst Bee: Silver Award (Oct. 25, 2016)

    13WHAM: Girl Scout gives police officers "survival kits" full of meaningful candy (Oct 13, 2016)

    The Daily News: Girl Scouts take part in Skills and Chills (Oct. 10, 2016)

    Webster Post: Girl Scouts participate in annual skills event (Oct. 6, 2016)

    Buffalo Rocket: Back to Scouts Sign-Up Day (Sept. 22, 2016)

    Democrat & Chronicle: Girl Scout First Aid Inspires Career Choice (Sept. 19, 2016)

    Batavia Daily News: Developer for Batavia site honored as Woman of Distinction (Sept. 16, 2016)

    Girl Scouts of Western New York Case Study with UB TCIE (Sept. 12,2016)

    WIVB: Little Free Library project coming to Orchard Park (Aug. 28, 2016)

    East Aurora Bee: Iroquois Junior participates in first all-girls coding camp (Aug. 25, 2016) 

    Genesee Valley Pennysaver: Western New York Girl Scout spreads scouting overseas (Aug. 23, 2016)

    Niagara Frontier Publications: Girl Scouts of Western New York announces addition of s'mores cookie to 2017 lineup (Aug. 10, 2016)

    OrleansHub.com: Albion, Kendall Girl Scouts go to Georgia to see birthplace of organization (Aug. 9, 2016)

    TWC News: 29 Girls from across Western New York focus on STEM this summer (July 29, 2016)

    Cheektowaga Bee: Girl Scouts of Western New York announce 2016 Women of Distinction honorees (July 7, 2016)

    Buffalo Business First: WNY's first all-girls coding program will commence in July (June 29, 2016)

    Clarence Bee: Girl Scout troop receives Bronze Award (June 15, 2016)

    Buffalo State: Buffalo State hosts inaugural coding day camp, program exclusively for girls (June 10, 2016)

    Buffalo State: Buffalo State Hosts Inaugural Coding Day Camp, Program Exclusively for Girls (June 10, 2016)

    Orleans Hub: Albion shows patriotism in Memorial Day parade (May 30, 2016)

    Genesee Valley Pennysaver: Girl Scouts of WNY to celebrate Gold Award recipients at centennial ceremony (May 26, 2016)

    Webster Post: Girl Scouts of Western New York to honor Gold Award recipients (May 24, 2016)

    Orchard Park Bee: Orchard Park Girl Scouts honored at dinner (May 12, 2016)

    WIVB: Girl Scouts Project Share (May 12, 2016)

    Westfield Republican: Food Pantry thanks Girl Scouts for visit (May 5, 2016)

    Orleans Hub: National Girl Scout CEO says organization training future leaders, entrepreneurs (May 6, 2016)

    Girl Scout Blog Announces Bling Your Booth Winners (May 6, 2016)

    Clarence Bee: Clarence Girl Scout is Gold Award recipient (May 4, 2016)

    The Batavia Daily News: Girl Scouts CEO sees 2016 as opportunity to make message resonate (May 4, 2016)

    Chautauqua Sunrise with Doc Hamels (May 1, 2016)

    Buffalo Business First: Girl Scouts' Chavez on girl leadership: "We don’t wait until they’re 20 years old - we start at five years old." (April 29, 2016)

    Buffalo News: What can Girl Scouts do for girls? Ask Buffalo’s Zandra Cunningham (May 1, 2016)

    Democrat & Chronicle: Girl Scout leader talks vision, membership (April 28, 2016)

    Democrat & Chronicle: St Rita Girl Scouts give back to local law enforcement (April 21, 2016)

    WHEC: Girl Scout Leadership Luncheon (April 26, 2016)

    100.5 The Drive iHeartRadio: Girl Scout Cookie Crumble Pick-Up (April 2016)

    Rochester First: Girl Scouts are promoting the study of genetics, light science, mathematics, and medicine (April 16, 2016)

    Genesee Valley Pennysaver: Girl Scouts of WNY celebrate Volunteer Appreciation Month (April 13, 2016)

    GSWNY Blog: Girl Scouts of WNY learn about car care and safety (April 13, 2016)

    The Batavian: Girl Scouts host powder-puff derby at St. Joe's (April 9, 2016)

    WHEC: 2016 Girl Scouts of Western New York Leadership Luncheon - News 10 NBC - WHEC Commercial (March 28, 2016)

    Kaleida Health KYI: Girl Scouts Welcome Baby Girl Into Their Scouting Family (March 21, 2016)

    Genesee Valley Pennysaver: Girl Scouts of WNY connect with the world (March 9, 2016)

    Chautauqua Sunrise with Doc Hamels (March 12, 2016)

    Post Journal: Mayor Supports Girl Scouts (March 9, 2016)

    WBLK: It’s Girl Scout Cookie Season! Yasmin Young Talks With Buffalo’s MLK Unit on Location!

    The Batavia Daily News: Junior Girl Scouts gather can tabs (Feb. 11, 2016)

    KAALTV Channel 6: Girl Scouts Sell Cookies to Send to Service Members (Feb. 17, 2016)

    Fredonia Enactus: Ingredients for Success 2016 (March 1, 2016)

    WDKX: GSWNY Interview at Rochester Mega Drop (Feb. 29, 2016)

    Athena Young Professionals: Leadership Award Finalist: Morgan D. Williams-Bryant (Feb. 26, 2016)

    TWC News: Girl Scouts: More Than Just Cookies (Feb.27, 2016)

    WGRZ: Unique teen with a unique business called Zandra (Feb. 28, 2016)

    Buffalo News: Girl Scout Cookie Pickup (Feb. 25, 2016)

    WHEC: Girl Scout cookies delivered in Rochester (Feb. 25, 2016)

    WHAM: 10.5 million Girl Scout cookies ready for delivery (Feb. 25, 2016)

    Niagara Frontier Publications: Girl Scouts celebrate Gold Award Centennial (Feb. 15, 2016)

    Brighton Pittsford Post: Brighton Girl Scout Carolyn Daly earns Gold Award (Feb. 15, 2016)

    GSWNY Blog: Rochester Girl Scouts celebrate the world around them (Feb. 10, 2016)

    GSWNY LinkedIn: Girl Scouts and STEM: Changing the World with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (Feb. 10, 2016)

    Genesee Valley Pennysaver: Geneseo Girl Scout earns Gold Award (Feb. 5, 2016)

    WGRZ: Girl Scouts Make ECMC Beautiful (Feb. 4, 2016)

    Fairport-East Rochester Post: Girl Scouts name Natalie Costanza as 2016 Gold Award Recipient (Jan. 29, 2016)

    The Batavia Daily News: Avon Girl Scouts have busy December (Jan. 12, 2016)

    The Batavia Daily News: Caledonia teen turns cookie sales into benefit (Jan. 15, 2016)

    The Batavia Daily News: Girl Scouts have fun incentives for 2016 cookie sales (Jan. 14, 2016)

    GSWNY LinkedIn: Easy Resume Building through GSWNY (Jan. 14, 2016)

    GSWNY Blog: Girl Scouts check out med school in Buffalo (Jan. 12, 2016)

    Niagara Frontier Post: Girl Scout cookie sales begin! (Jan. 8, 2016)