2 • Girl Scouts 100th Anniversary
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City of Lebanon
Mayor Philip Craighead
and your council membersAlex Buhler • Kevin Huddleston • Rob CesterninoJoe Hayes • Haywood Barry • Kathy Warmath
Congratulationson 100 years!
The best Girl Scout Leader in Lebanon is
Junior Troop 722
Thank you for your countless hours of work and volunteer time tomake sure so many girls learn how to be their best!We appreciate all you do!
Junior Troop 722
We are so proud of you and all of your achievements andleadership! Keep reading for all your stars! You are amazing!!!
All our love,Mom and Dad
are celebrating the 100th anniversary of theorganization they love this year.Wilson County is no stranger to GirlScouting. Currently in the county thereare 700 active participants in varioustroops throughout Lebanon, Mt. Juliet andWatertown.Regional Executive Cathey Sweeneysaid there are 200 girls in troops inLebanon and 500 active girls in Mt. Juliet.Watertown is home to 59 scouts as well.“I want people to know that theGirl Scouts have an ofce right here inWilson County. We aren’t just a Nashvilleorganization. There is a Girl Scout ofce atthe Chamber of Commerce on the publicsquare in Lebanon,” said Sweeney.Sweeney also noted there are manyadults who volunteer with scouting invarious ways. “We have 83 adult volunteersin Lebanon, 27 in Watertown and 250 in MtJuliet,” she said.Although Girl Scouts had applied inthe past for funds through United Way,Sweeney said the organization is no longerlling out on application for those funds.“We don’t apply anymore, but we doget designations, if someone is donating toUnited Way and they designate they wanttheir donation to go to Girl Scouts, then wewill get those.”The largest troops in Wilson Countycome from Mt. Juliet and Lebanon. TeresaWilson is the leader of a troop in Mt. Julietthat currently has 44 members and TinaWilke’s Lebanon troop has 21 active girls.“To start a troop, you only need vegirls,” said Sweeney. “So if you have adaughter and she has four friends, theycould start their own troop.”Here in Wilson County, there are acouple of events taking place to honor theanniversary.CedarStone Bank is hosting an adultsonly event Thursday, April 19 that isaimed at community members, donorsand volunteers who may be interested inlearning more about scouting.On April 28, the James E. Ward AgCenter will play host to the girls with severalactivities scheduled throughout the day.The fun includes old fashioned crafts suchas making corn husk dolls and a sewingclass where girls can learn the basics ofquilting and crocheting.“Someone will be on hand to teachthe girls sign language out of respect forour founder, Juliette Gordon Low, who wasdeaf,” Sweeney said.Anyone who would like moreinformation on scouting can contact theofce on the square at 453-2473.
From the L to R
Melissa Hessey, Isabel Jett, Katelyn White.
Kailey Guastella, Olivia Bingham, Taylor Meadows, Briana Martinez
Baylee Miller, Blayne Smithing, Gaevin Miller, Brooke Ellsworth, Zoey Bramlett