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Amber Childres
713-292-0361

Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts to Host Recruitment Event for Katy Residents

HOUSTON, Texas (July 2009) – On Saturday, Sept.19th from 4:00 to 8:00 pm, Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council teams up with Sam Houston Area Council Boy Scouts to host a membership drive for Katy-area residents. The event, which celebrates and demonstrates all the fun that goes on in the scouting community, will be held at LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch in the central courtyard, Heritage Square.

Booths and demonstrations will highlight a variety of scouting activities including the Pinewood Derby, Rain Gutter Regatta, Order of The Arrow, America’s Popcorn Sale, Girl Scout Cookie Sale, S.T.E.M. (science and math), Green Starlettes drill team as well as the skills and achievements that go with each level of Scouting.

Scout leaders and Scouting representatives will be on hand to answer questions and provide registration information. Parking is available to event visitors and troops in the East Gate Garage. Visitors and Scouts are also encouraged to bring a non-perishable food donation that will benefit Katy Christian Ministries.

Girl Scouts of the USA is the world's preeminent organization for girls, with a membership of more than 3.7 million girls and adults. Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council is one of the largest Girl Scout councils in the country serving more than 65,000 girl members and 17,000 adults in 26 southeast Texas counties. For more information about the event call (713) 292-0293 or visit www.gssjc.org.

The Boy Scouts of America provides an educational program for boys and young adults to build character, to train in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and to develop personal fitness. For more information on Boy Scouting, call (713) 415-5335 or visit www.shac.org.