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Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council Hosts Recruitment Rally
Parents Welcomed To Learn More About The Timeless Values of Girl Scouting

(FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE-Houston, August 12, 2002) Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council's Beaumont Service Center, District 6, will host a Fall Recruitment Fair at First Church of God at 4450 Crow Road on Tuesday, August 20 at 6:00 p.m. Parents may sign up to be troop leaders, and register their daughters for a one-time fee of $7.00. Adult volunteer applications will be accepted at the event. Volunteer positions include serving as a troop leader, or a troop parent volunteer or in service unit or district-level assignments.
The evening's activities include traditional Girl Scout songs, fun crafts, and other kid-friendly events for younger brothers and sisters. The event is open to whole families. "Girl Scouting really is a family affair. It's also a great way for parents to spend time with their daughters in a way that reinforces the values that they are trying to teach," says GSSJC Membership Manager Laura Hernandez for District 6 (Beaumont/Port Arthur).
Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council is celebrating 80 years of building strong young women in the communities of greater southeast Texas. In Girl Scouting, girls can discover the power, friendship and fun of girls together. They can experience everything from learning sign language and how to build a campfire, to Native American cooking and trips to other countries.
Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council is the premiere organization for all girls-building character, values and skills for a lifetime. As the largest Girl Scout Council in Texas, San Jacinto serves more than 54,000 girls and 14,000 adults in 21 east and southeast Texas counties. For information about joining Girl Scouts, call 1-800-392-4340 and ask for Membership. Visit us online at

GSSJS Pluralism Statement
Embracing and promoting pluralism is an integral part of every activity and plan of Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council, not disconnected or separate projects. Only individuals willing to accept and be educated about the basic tenet that Girl Scouting is for all girls may serve in volunteer leadership or staff positions.

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