"Operation: Cookie"continues to deliver Girl Scout cookies to our military personnel in Iraq and Afghanistan . Once again, DHL provides the personnel and equipment to ensure that our cargo of Girl Scout Cookies arrive safely and quickly. Thanks to all who have supported this program in the past, and remember that there is still time to donate.
- Send Cards and Notes to Military Overseas
- Spring Beach Cleanup at Jones Beach
- Volunteers Needed for 2011 Take Steps Walk
- Nursing Home Needs Visitors
- Recycle Brigade
- Online Game Can Feed the Hungry
- Cancel Your Paper Catalogs
Send Your Cards and Notes to Our Military Personnel
Our first shipment of 2011 Girl Scout Cookies will be leaving Nassau County in April. Along with the cookies we send to our military men and women in Iraq and Afghanistan, we would like to send them our good wishes, too.Please deliver your cards and notes to Girl Scouts of Nassau County Service Center by Friday, April 15. We will include them in our shipment of Girl Scout Cookies.
Please remember: Handmade cards are the most cherished. Girls should not include last names or other identifying information. Leader can include an email address - so that soldiers can send their thanks.
Earth Day Beach Clean-up at Jones BeachSponsored by the Striper Surf Club, all community members are invited to join together to celebrate Earth Day 2011 with a beach clean-up. The club is also collecting needed items for our U.S. military serving overseas.
Who: All Girl Scouts, families and friends
Date & Time: Saturday, April 23, 2011, 8:30 am to 12 noon
Place: Jones Beach West End (Construction Dock) No parking fees for event participants.
Coffee and donuts, as well as lunch, will be provided for volunteers.Get the flyer with all the details
Questions? Contact Chris Sippel at 516-395-1959 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 516-395-1959 end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Volunteer at the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation's WalkThe walk takes place on Saturday, June 11, 2011 at Marjorie Post Park in Massapequa. Click here for a detailed list of the volunteer jobs available for older girls and adults.
Note: Girl Scouts cannot raise money for other organizations, but may give their time to support the cause.
Questions? Contact Kate Butler, Walk Manager
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America, Inc.
Long Island Chapter at 516-222-5530 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 516-222-5530 end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Girls Needed to Volunteer at Local Nursing HomeGirls ages 14 and older are needed to interact with patients (push wheelchairs, play games, talk to them, and other light duties) at the Cold Springs Hills Nursing Home.
For more information, and to volunteer, contact Carol at 516-622-7840 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 516-622-7840 end_of_the_skype_highlighting or Jennifer at 516-622-7841 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 516-622-7841 end_of_the_skype_highlighting.
Terracycle. Once you've registered at their website, (download the flyer for more details) you will receive all the information and materials you need to help them to turn what would become trash, into trendy consumer items.
FreeRice.com to play an online knowledge challenge game, in a variety of subjects, from vocabulary to math to geography. For every correct answer, 10 grains of rice will be donated to the UN World Food Program. We know that Girl Scouts possess a plethora of erudition. Put it to good use.
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Join the Catalog Canceling Challenge
Is your mailbox full of catalogs that you don't want, don't need, and don't read? Join with Girl Scouts from around the USA and learn how to cancel delivery of unwanted catalogs. Save a tree (or 2 or 3!).
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