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  1. Schools Host After School Programs

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    May 8, 2012 by wcobserver

    Girl Scout Juniors, with the help from the school’s nurse, learn how to create a First Aid Kit as part of a Girl Scout after-school program at Jones Elementary School in Springdale.

    Jones Elementary School in Springdale was the first to have a Girl Scout after-school program. School Principal Melisa Fink and Girl Scout Troop Leader Ana Villafranca started the program last fall, and they have been working together in bringing new knowledge to the girls.

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  2. Girls Scouts Celebrate Centennial

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    February 28, 2012 by wcobserver

    Girl Scouts from all over Washington County have been celebrating the nationwide group’s 100th anniversary with projects, fun, and of course, cookies. Read the full story here. Photos by Jeff Winkler

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  3. Scouting Out the Girl-Wide World

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    February 24, 2012 by wcobserver

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    WASHINGTON COUNTY – Local Girl Scouts have been coming out in full force lately, and not just because they’re selling delicious cookies. On March 8, the Girl Scouts of America celebrates its 100th anniversary and area troops have been keeping busy marking the occasion with events in Washington County. At Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park, Troop 5251 celebrated the scouts’ birthday with a room full of period displays of the past 100 years, along with a Chili supper for the public on Saturday, Feb. 18. There are about 12 troops comprised of over more than 100 girls in Lincoln, Farmington and Prairie Grove, said Troop leader Beth Swearingen at the chili supper. Cherokee Cole is another area leader, and like Swearingen, has been involved in Girl Scouts since she was a Brownie herself, in 1967. She’s seen plenty of changes in the 45 years she’s been involved. “One thing I do know is we wore our uniforms to school on meeting days and our leaders wore their uniforms to all the meetings,” Cole said. “I can still remember my leaders with their green, and their hats and their clothes and the whole nine yards. This is me now in my …

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