Local Girl Scout earns top honor for helping homeless women 

Preston Buck of Paradise Valley has earned her Gold Award from the Girl Scouts – Arizona Cactus-Pine Council.  It is the highest and most prestigious award in Girl Scouting. While often compared to the Boy Scouts’ Eagle Scout merit, “the Gold Award requires sustainable change,” according to a release announcing the award.  “Girls who pursue their Gold Award aspire to transform an […]

Summer camp registration opens for Girl Scouts summer camps

Registration is open for the Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus Pine-Council 2018 summer camps to be held statewide from June 3 to July 29. Four camps will offer sessions varying in length, from weekend family camp and day camp, to overnight camps and three-week-long quests. Summer camp beginning on June 3 runs for nine weeks, with the […]

Girl Scouts host Toys for Tots drive at Cherokee Elementary

The Cherokee Girl Scouts will be collecting new unwrapped toys and cash donations Dec. 5-9, for the United States Marine Corps Reserve Unit Toys for Tots program. The donation will take place at the Cherokee car line from 8:15 to 8:45 a.m. each morning of the drive. The primary goal of Toys for Tots is to deliver, through a new toy at Christmas, a message of hope to less fortunate youngsters that will assist them in becoming responsible, productive, patriotic citizens, according to a press release.