Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Sights of Reading Calendar Supports the Community!
The recipient of the beautiful “Sights of Reading” calendar will be thinking of you all year long as they view the photos from around Reading. Hollingsworth Field, Old South Church, Town Forest, Reading Post Office, and Meadowbrook are a few of the locations showcased in the 11” x 17” hanging calendar. Each month features an 8.5” x 11" photograph. The proceeds raised from the calendar sales will benefit Gold Award community service projects. The Gold Award is the highest and most prestigious award any Girl Scout can earn. The projects involve many hours of work and are meant to make a mark on the community that creates a lasting impact on lives of others. The purchase of a calendar truly supports the Reading community. While the …
Monday, December 10, 2012
The Danversbank Charitable Foundation awarded Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts a grant.
The Danversbank Charitable Foundation awarded Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts a grant to purchase a new pool lift for Camp Rice Moody in Reading. This lift will ensure that all girls are able to use the pool and cool off on a hot summer day. Camp Rice Moody provides camp for more than 340 girls in grades 1-8 from June to August annually. While at camp, girls have the opportunity to participate in a wide array of programming, including swimming. Girl Scouts of Eastern Mass.’ goal is to continue to ensure that every girl has the equal opportunity to participate in activities, share her abilities and socialize with her peers at camp. This aligns with Girl Scouts’ founder, Juliette Gordon Low’s mission to bring the Girl Scout …
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
"Sights of Reading" Calendar is on sale now.
The Reading-North Reading Chamber of Commerce encourages everyone to buy local and reinvest back into the community through job creation, taxes and charitable donations. Reading Girl Scout Troop 73712 asks you to buy local by visiting The Hitching Post on Haven Street or Gregory’s on Main Street to purchase a “Sights of Reading” calendar. The Girl Scouts will be in front of The Hitching Post during the Tree Lighting Festival on Sunday November 25 selling the calendars from noon to 5 p.m. Local Girl Scouts have taken photographs of local Reading sights; had the calendar printed at a local business, The Graphics Shop; are distributing the calendar at local businesses; are sponsored by local businesses, Sanborn Place Home Care and…
Friday, November 2, 2012
The Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts are proud to announce that Reading Girl Scout Laura White received her Gold Award on Sunday, Oct. 28 in a ceremony at Camp Rice Moody. The event was attended by family, friends, teachers and many Reading Girl Scouts. Nancy Lewis, CFO of Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts made the presentation on behalf of Girl Scouts. The Girl Scout Gold Award is the highest award that a Girl Scout can achieve, and it recognizes a service project that fulfills a need within a girl's community (outside of Girl Scouts) whether local or global, creates change and becomes ongoing. To earn the award, scout must complete a number of pre-requisites and a minimum of 80 hours of service. The project is more than a good …
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
RMHS scouts produced a "Sights of Reading" calendar.
Enjoy beautiful photos of Reading hanging on your wall for all of 2013! Reading High School Scouts have produced the 2013 “Sights of Reading” calendar which hangs 11” X 17” with each month displaying an 8 ½” X 11” photo of a sight in Reading. The calendar was produced for 2010 and 2012 and sold out both years. "We love producing calendars that everyone can enjoy and are thrilled to have them again this year!" Kasey said. Calendars will be debuted at the Reading Fall Street Faire on September 9 from 12-5 p.m. The “Sights of Reading” booth will be located on Haven Street in front of the Reading Co-operative Bank, the booth sponsor. The calendar sells for $12 or buy one for a friend and the price is 2/$20. If you cannot visit the booth…
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Girl Scout troops can add comments to this article to let readers know where the girls will be selling cookies.
Have you bought your Girl Scout cookies yet? Local Girl Scouts are taking orders and selling their famous cookies at locations throughout the area until March. We want to know: What’s your favorite Girl Scout cookie? Do you like the minty-chocolatey taste of Thin Mints or the peanut buttery goodness of Do-si-dos and Tagalongs? Or is Savannah Smiles more your speed? Take our poll and let us know. Girl Scout troops, put your upcoming sales in the comment section of this article to let readers know where the girls will be selling cookies. This article is going onto multiple Patches in the area so take advantage of this opportunity to let everyone know about your sales.
Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Calendar to be available at the Reading Fall Street Faire, local businesses.
Three Reading Girl Scouts at the Reading Fall Street Faire will offer you the chance to get a view of Reading’s best sites all year as they attempt to raise enough money to earn their Girl Scouts Gold Award. Troop Leader Michelle Kramer said that scouts and Reading Memorial High School Students Grace Stroman, Kasey Cook and Mary Kate Kelley have produced the 2012 “Sights of Reading” calendar with each month displaying an 8 ½” X 11” photo of a sight in Reading. The “Sights of Reading” booth has been funded by The Reading Co-operative Bank and will be located near the top of Haven Street. The calendars will be on sale for $12 or two for $20. The calendar produced in 2010, Kramer said, sold out. “The troop received numerous calls looking for …