Girl Scouts to Celebrate       95th Anniversary on April 21

“Make the World a Better Place” is the theme for the annual Girl Scout Day on Saturday, April 21, 2007 at the Amarillo Civic Center’s South Exhibit Hall beginning at 1p.m. Girl Scout members of all ages will celebrate the organization’s timeless values - courage, confidence and character, in ways that have real impact on their communities.

Girls representing troops from throughout the Girl Scout Council jurisdiction will process in carrying special troop flags made for this occasion. Other girls in the procession will carry their troop donation to the Friendship Fund that provides financial assistance so that no girl is excluded from participation in activities.

Girls will receive the Girl Scout Silver Award and recognition for top Girl Scout Cookie sellers. Adult volunteers will also receive awards: Celia Fowler Award, April Nelson; Thanks Badge, Maria DeBrango Stickel; Honor Pin, LaGayla Wheat and Pam Dougherty; Family of the Year, The Morrison Family; Life Membership Award, Judy Dahl; Appreciation Pin, Suzanne Nair; President’s Award, Moore County and Boise City Service Units; Plaques of Appreciation, Amarillo National Bank, Bell Branch; Cody Moulton and Dwayne Henson; Plaque of Thanks for Continued Support, D.J. Stubben.

Following the opening ceremonies girls will participate in a variety of activity booths for all ages and the Annual Meeting for the corporation will also take place for the membership.

One activity entitled, “Around the World in One Day”, is designed to have participants learn about different cultures including music, clothes, crafts and food.

All girls ages five through 17 accompanied by an adult are invited to participate and there is no charge for the event. For further information call 806-356-0096,

Girl Scouts — Five Star Council is a dynamic and contemporary organization that prepares girls to seek and meet the challenges of our ever changing society. Through an informal educational program, girls, ages 5-17, learn to have fun, gain self-esteem, and contribute to their communities.