GSSEM partners with the Ford Fund to bring programing to new center

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​We are excited to partner with the Ford Motor Company Fund as one of eight program and resource collaborators in the new Ford Resource and Engagement Center. The center, located in southwest Detroit at Mexica​ntown Mercado, will provide an array of programs and services ranging from job training and language classes to dance lessons and a Gleaners food bank hub. 

GSSEM partners with the Ford Fund to bring programing to new center

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​We are excited to partner with the Ford Motor Company Fund as one of eight program and resource collaborators in the new Ford Resource and Engagement Center. The center, located in southwest Detroit at Mexica​ntown Mercado, will provide an array of programs and services ranging from job training and language classes to dance lessons and a Gleaners food bank hub. 

Girl Scouts receive prestigious awards at the 2013 Honor Reception

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Congratulations to the newest recipients of the coveted Girl Scout Gold Award. On Sunday, May 5, 2013, nine Girl Scouts from the Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan council joined the ranks of many honored young women by receiving their awards during an elegant luncheon at the San Marino Club in Troy, MI.

Local entrepreneur to speak at Camp Moxie

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We are excited to welcome Veronika Scott to this year's line-up of presenters at Camp Moxie. Featured as one of Crain Magazine's "Twenty in their 20's",  Veronika started the Detroit Empowerment Plan, a small non profit which hires women out of shelters to make coats. What's more unique? Veronika's coat doubles as as a sleeping bag for the homeless. 

May 2013 Board Chair Corner

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Our May board meeting was hosted at the Port Huron Service Center.  The meeting began with Ambassador Girl Scout Claudia Edie sharing her Girl Scout experiences with the board. She commented that Girl Scouting has given her the opportunity to be her own person and experience new opportunities. 

Teen Creates the Save A Life: Don’t Text & Drive program

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Texting while driving is dangerous! “Many teens are unaware of the risks involved with distracted driving,” said Kandis. For her Gold Award, she developed the Save A Life: Don’t Text & Drive program. The program includes a brochure describing the dangers of distracted driving and includes a video that shows how texting while driving dramatically increases the risk of a motor vehicle injury or fatality.

Juliette Gordon Low to receive Presidential Medal of Honor

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Yesterday, GSUSA released a special greeting from CEO Anna Maria Chavez about this incredible honor, which will be bestowed upon our founder Juliette Gordon Low later this spring. This comes at an important time in the history of our organization as the Year of the Girl continues, and we progress in our efforts to engage all of society in the effort to help all girls reach their full leadership potential.

Juliette Gordon Low to receive Presidential Medal of Honor

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Yesterday, GSUSA released a special greeting from CEO Anna Maria Chavez about this incredible honor, which will be bestowed upon our founder Juliette Gordon Low later this spring. This comes at an important time in the history of our organization as the Year of the Girl continues, and we progress in our efforts to engage all of society in the effort to help all girls reach their full leadership potential.

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