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Girl Scouts win Presentation Award in Lego Robotics Competition!

Posted: Dec 13, 2011

This past Saturday, six Girl Scouts from troop 995 in Gilbert competed in the FIRST LEGO League (FLL) State-level Competition and received first place in the “Presentation” category!

Click on the link below the picture for more information.





Girl Scouts’ artwork featured in traveling art show!

Posted: Dec 07, 2011

Local Girl Scouts’ artwork was recently displayed in the Children’s Museum of Phoenix as part of the “Dream Rocket” project, which features artwork from around the world in a traveling art show.

Click on the link below the image to read more!





Recap: 2011 Women and Young Women of Distinction: World Awards Ceremony

Posted: Dec 06, 2011

This past Saturday, the Girl Scouts family came together to celebrate six extraordinary women and young women who are making the world a better place. We also honored three members of the community whose work epitomizes the values of Girl Scouting.

Also, through our inaugural "Fill the Bus" portion of the program, attendees were asked to give a girl the gift of camp. We are proud to announce that funds were raised to send 86 girls to camp this next summer!

We thank everyone in attendance, particularly the honorees, for making this day so memorable!

Visit the World Awards webpage for more details and photos.



2011 Young Woman of Distinction featured on Channel 12!

Posted: Dec 05, 2011

Check out one of our 2011 Young Woman of Distinction, Hayleigh Daugherty, in an interview on Channel 12 where she discusses what keeps her motivated, what inspires her and how Girl Scouts fits in the mix.





Anna Maria Chavez and Rep. Ed Pastor share a moment together in Washington

Posted: Dec 02, 2011

Girl Scouts of the USA CEO Anna Maria Chavez made a visit to the Captiol Hill office in Washington, D.C. to visit long time friend Rep. Ed Pastor of Arizona.





The Lady with the Funny Bone

Posted: Dec 01, 2011

Take one look at a photo of Ethel Dephane “Daffy” Tabor and you will understand why the Chicago Tribune dubbed her “the lady with the funny bone.”  Daffy was outgoing, dynamic and had a certain spark that was simply contagious—a spark that showed up in every photo we have in our archives here at GSACPC.  From a small town in Texas to New York City and finally Phoenix, Arizona, Daffy’s dedication to the Girl Scouts movement certainly made its mark.

Click on the link below the picture for more on Daffy!


Daffy Tabor (1976)



Girl Scout leaders teach troops how to manage their money

Posted: Nov 30, 2011

Check out the great piece from the Cronkite Newswatch highlighting one of our Girl Scout troops and the importance of financial literacy.




Thank you, Laura Gilliland!

Posted: Nov 21, 2011

Because of Laura Gilliland’s ongoing dedication to the Girl Scouts—Arizona Cactus-Pine Council (GSACPC), $1,000 will be donated to our organization in her honor.

Click on the link below the image to read more!


Laura Gilliland (left) presents GSACPC fund development staff, Nancy Knoche (right) with the $1,000 check from Wells Fargo



Blog praises our CEO Tamara Woodbury and Girl Scout Alexis La Benz!

Posted: Nov 18, 2011

Linda Herold, author of photo blog Linda Land, chronicles Valley life, sharing photos and thoughts about events, people, activities and organizations. Her recent blog post highlights presentations made by Tamara Woodbury, Barbara Barrett and Alexis La Benz at the Charter 100 luncheon. Click here to learn what they shared and enjoy some photos from the event!



“It’s in the Bag” project featured in the Arizona Food Industry Journal!

Posted: Nov 18, 2011

GSACPC's 100th Anniversary project, "It's in the Bag" was featured in the Arizona Food Industry Journal!  The article titled "Paper, Plastic or Re-Useables" hails the project a success story for our community.  [Click here] to see the article.

A special thank you to all participating Girl Scouts! You have collected 866,000 bags so far, and the number keeps climbing. Keep it up!

Want to join the project? [Click here] to learn more.



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