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Get your Girl Scouts News here! The latest, greatest stories and community conversations about Girl Scouts are shared with you right here. Did you or your troop make the local news on TV, in the newspaper or on the radio (in 2016-2017)? Then let us know by sending us a link to the recent article (or paper version in the mail) or link to the TV or radio stations website: info@gsvsc.org and in return we'll send you (for free) our exclusive GSVSC "Media Stars" patches in celebration of your great media accomplishment! We're looking for news stories that highlight your troop either in photos or as the main part of a media story. More details on earning the main patch and its segments can be found here.



The new Girl Scouts: Racecars, robots, roughing it
Augusta Free Press, August 2017

Girl Scouts add STEM and outdoor badges
The Enterprise, Patrick County, August 2017

Girl Scouts of Virginia Skyline announce Daisy Fest
Girl Scouts announce inaugural Daisy Fest
WFXR-Fox News, Roanoke Valley, August 2017

Region's first LL Bean store joins a growing roster of outdoors retailers (GSVSC partnership mentioned)
The Daily Progress, Charlottesville region, August 2017

Nikki Williams: Girl Scouts have STEM badges
WINA NewsRadio, Charlottesville region, August 2017

Girl Scouts introduce new STEM badges
WHSV-TV 3, Harrisonburg, August 2017

Jeanne Snyder: Over the Edge with the Girls Scouts
WINA NewsRadio, Charlottesville region, July 2017

Feature: Girl Scouts of Virginia Skyline Council
Charlottesville Area Communinty Foundation Giving Opportunities newsletter, July 2017

Top Girl Scout cookie sellers in Roanoke become CEOs for the day
WSLS-TV 10, Roanoke & New River Valleys, July 2017

Girls Scouts made honorary CEO's
WFXR-Fox News, Roanoke Valley, July 2017

What's News Today: July 13, 2017 (Cookie CEOs)
WSLS-TV 10, Roanoke & New River Valleys, July 2017

Greene County Girl Scouts 13th Annual Summer Camp
Greene County Record, June 2017

Community Garden Renovated by Girl Scout Troop 697
The Daily Progress, Charlottesville region, June 2017

Learning The System: Girl Scouts work on camp cooking (Martinsville-Henry County Camp)
The Martinsville Bulletin, June 2017

Girl Scouts enjoy weekend outdoor adventure (Martinsville-Henry County Camp)
The Franklin News-Post, June 2017

Girl Scouts hold 2017 Awards Banquet and Bridging Ceremony
The Vinton Messenger, June 2017

Shelter Renovation Complete (GS Gold Award)
WHSV-TV 3, Harrisonburg, June 2017

Community gathers to pray
The Gazette-Virginian, South Boston, May 2017

Troop 823 singing the National Anthem at our Spring Sports Banquet
Goode Recreation Association Facebook Page, May 2017

Girl Scouts plan fundraiser for Humane Society
The Franklin News-Post, May 2017

Nikki Williams: Girl Scouts Need Your Help
WINA NewsRadio, Charlottesville region, May 2017

Hollins alum becomes Girl Scouts of Virginia Skyline CEO
WSET-TV13, Central VA, April 2017

Williams Appointed CEO of local Girl Scouts
WFIR News Radio, Roanoke Valley, April 2017

WILLIAMS APPOINTED NEW CEO OF GIRL SCOUTS OF VIRGINIA SKYLINE
The Roanoke Tribune, April 2017

Williams Appointed CEO of GSVSC
The Roanoke Times, Roanoke Valley & New River Valley, April 2017

Patrick County Girl Scouts hold camporee
The Enterprise, Patrick County, April 2017

Troop 854 Donates Play Toys to Animal Shelter
Orange County Virginia Animal Shelter Facebook Page, April 2017

Charlottesville Albemarle SPCA Radio PSA
(Brownie Troop 559, Charlottesville, April 2017)
Z95.1 FM, Charlottesville Radio Group, April-May 2017

Caring for Creatures Animal Shelter TV PSA
(Junior Troop 739's Bronze Award project)
NBC29/WVIR-TV, Charlottesville, April-May 2017

TRACK, CROSS COUNTRY TAKE PART IN PROJECT LINUS FOR 10TH YEAR
(Christiansburg Troop 80 listed as participants)
Radford University Athletics Blog, April 2017

The Girl Scouts Is Raising Our Next Generation of Rippers
(mentions GSVSC's Adventurers)
Outside Magazine, nationwide, April 2017

‘Yes Means Yes’: Grappling With Teen Sexual Assault
(Danville Girl Scout's Gold Award project)
Pew Charitable Trust, nationwide, April 2017

Valley girl scouts spend Spring Break improving shelter
WHSV-TV 3, Harrisonburg, April 2017

Waynesboro YMCA, Girl Scouts partner on Couch to 5K program
Waynesboro YMCA Newsletter, April 2017

Say Cheese, March 2: Culpeper Girl Scouts Thinking Day
Culpeper Times, March 2017

Girl Scout Troop 434 Fundraiser
Tanglewood Mall's Facebook Page, Roanoke Valley, March 2017

Girl Scout Troop 434 Scouting Opportunities & Fundraiser
Riverdale Farm Neighborhood Assoc. newsletter, Roanoke Valley, March 2017

Silver Award (Kimberly Resau)
Culpeper Times, March 2017

Hip Hip HOORAY to these AMAZING girls from Roanoke County's Girl Scout Troop #1049!
Feeding America Southwest VA Facebook Page, March 2017

GSVSC Over the Edge Kickoff Celebration PSA
The Charlottesville Radio Group, March 2017

Girl Scouts Patch Day
Edith Bolling Wilson Birthplace Museum Newsletter, March 2017

W&L Helps Girl Scouts See the World — in Lexington
Washington & Lee University The Columns, March 2017

Radford Girl Scouts donate bags for Meals on Wheels program
Radford News Journal, March 2017

Waynesboro YMCA, Girl Scouts partner on Couch to 5K program
Augusta Free Press, February 2017

Girl Scout Troop 815 earns CPR, AED, First Aid Certifications
The Botetourt View/The Roanoke Times, February 2017

Warming the hearts, hands and toes of the community
The Central Virginian, Lousia County, February 2017

Girl Scout cookie booths start Friday
WSLS-TV 10, Roanoke Valley/New River Valley, January 2017 

Girl Scouts hold lock-in
The Enterprise, Patrick County, January 2017

100th Anniversary of Girl Scout cookies
CBS-19 Newsplex, Charlottesville, January 2017

THE BIG PICTURE: Girl Scout Cookie Mural on Bridge
The C-ville Weekly, Charlottesville, January 2017

Amherst Girl Scouts partake in Cookie Fest
Amherst New Era-Progress, January 2017

Celebrating the Chinese New Year (Troop 8012's Chinese exchange student helps the troop learn about China while making the news in China!)
TV station in China, January 2017

Girl Scouts celebrate selling cookies for 100 years
WFXR Fox-TV, Roanoke Valley, January 2017

Woodbrook Elementary Students Honor Dr. Martin Luther King (Junior Troop 873 in uniform speaking & waving)
NBC29/WVIR-TV, Charlottesville, January 2017

Girl Scout Cookie Sale Time
Q101-Harrisonburg Radio Group, Rockburg, January 2017

Girl Scouts have a new cookie to celebrate 100 years of sales
WDBJ-TV 7, Roanoke Valley/New River Valley, January 2017

Girl Scouts Decorate Beta Bridge for Cookies' 100th Anniversary
NBC29/WVIR-TV, Charlottesville, January 2017

Girl Scouts Paint Beta Bridge
The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, January 2017

Girl Scouts change up classic recipes for annual Cookie Fest Saturday
The News & Advance, Lynchburg, January 2017

Girl Scout Cookie Season!
Daytime Blue Ridge, WSLS-TV 10, Roanoke Valley, January 2017

Girl Scout Cookies going on sale again this weekend
Greene County Record, January 2017

Girl Scouts Cookie Fest
Living in the Heart of VA, WSET-TV13, Lynchburg-Roanoke-Danville, January 2017

Virginia Skyline GS Council: 100th Anniversary of Cookie Sales
Lynchburg Macaroni Kid Newsletter, January 2016

Girl Scouts celebrates 100 years by introducing new s'mores cookie
WSET TV-13, Lynchburg-Danville-Roanoke, January 2016

Girl Scout cookie sale turns 100 this year
Augusta Free Press, January 2016

Bronze Award: Girl Scouts have fundraiser for spay, neuter clinic
The Floyd Press, December 2016

Girl Scouts earn philanthropy badge in teddy bear drive
Amherst New Era-Progress, December 2016

Girl Scout Troop 234 Visits TV13 (and makes the midday news)
WSET-TV13, Lynchburg-Roanoke-Danville, December 2016

Bedford Christmas Parade Winners: Bedford County Girl Scouts
The Bedford Bulletin and Bedford Main Street, Inc. Facebook Page, December 2016

Grinch leads, Santa concludes Seussical themed parade in SoBo (Virginia Skyline Girl Scouts highlighted for winning 3rd Place in float division)
The Gazette-Virginian (online & front page of newspaper), December 2016

Veterans Parade Stirs Emotions (GS Troop 358 front page photo)
Carroll News (front page of newspaper & Facebook), November 2016

Troop 1018 members are now Girl Scout Juniors
The Roanoke Times, Botetourt View, October 2016

Fluvanna Troop 1484 - Bronze Award Service Project
Fluvanna Review (newspaper & Facebook cover photo), October 2016

Local Girl Scout earns Gold and Triumph awards
Culpeper Star-Exponent, October 2016

Valley girl scouts spend day off from school helping community
WHSV-ABC-3, Harrisonburg, October 2016

Lauren Jones earns Girl Scout Gold Award
Danville Register & Bee, October 2016

Houck: Girl Scouts teach skills for life
The Roanoke Times, September 2016

Girl Scouts community project is a barn for learning
Carroll News, September 2016

Running group prepares girls for 5K
News Leader (Staunton), September 2016

Troop 801 Meets with Roanoke County Fire & Rescue
Roanoke County Fire & Rescue Dept. Facebook page, September 2016

Franklin County Girl Scouts earn highest awards
The Franklin News-Post, August 2016

Rappelling at Omni hotel gives area Girl Scouts an 'edge'
The Daily Progress (Charlottesville) and The Roanoke Times, August 2016

'Edgers' Rappel Down Omni Hotel for Girl Scouts Fundraiser
NBC-29/WVIR-TV, Charlottesville, August 2016

Omni Hotel hosts rappelling fundraiser for Girl Scouts
CBS-19/Newsplex, Charlottsville, August 2016

Our view: James River State Park hopes to become Virginia's next 'dark sky park' and Rossi: Scouts do good work
The Roanoke Times, August 2016

Rockburg Girl Scout Carnival (live on-air segment)
Q101 Harrisonburg's Hit Music Station, August 2016

Girl Scout restores Revolutionary War cemetery for Gold Award project
WSET-TV 13, Lynchburg/Central VA, August 2016

Girl Scout restores family cemetery in Rocky Mount
The Roanoke Times, August 2016

Girl Scout project a labor of love
The Franklin News-Post, August 2016

Danville Girl Scout working to change rape stigma
WSET-TV 13 (Southside VA), August 2016

Girl Scout taking a stand against rape culture
Danville Register & Bee, August 2016

Danville Teen Taking Stand Against So-Called Rape Culture
WFMY News CBS-2, Greensboro, August 2016

Girl Scouts Organize Fundraiser Where Participants Rappel Omni Hotel
NBC-29/WVIR-TV, Charlottesville, August 2016

Extreme fundraising: Girl Scouts to host rappel down side of the Omni
The Daily Progress (Charlottesville), August 2016

Girl Scouts Go Over the Edge
NewsRadio WINA (Charlottesville), August 2016

Girl Scouts Troop 1018 visits Jellystone Park
The Roanoke Times, Botetourt View, August 2016

Girl Scout camp teaches animal care
Southwest Virginia Times (Wytheville), July 2016

Over the Edge with Girl Scouts of VA Skyline Podcast
97.5 3WV Radio (Charlottesville), July 2016

Girl Scouts cross the pond
The Roanoke Times, New River Edition, July 30

Harry Potter fans welcome new book 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child'
(Salem Troop 14's book drive service project was highlighted.)
WDBJ-TV7 (Roanoke & New River Valleys), July 2016

Scouts' Honor: Girls aiding flooding communities
The Daily Progress (Charlottesville) & The News Virginian (Waynesboro), July 2016

Brittany Smith receives Girl Scout Silver Award
The Franklin News-Post, June 2016

Girl Scout Troop 796 (cookie contest, art programming, donation)
The News & Record (South Boston/Halifax County), June 2016

Local Girl Scouts visit Big Apple
The Carroll News, June 2016

Clifton Forge VA Flag Day Ceremony 2016 (GS Troops 730 + 1281)
Clifton Forge, VA YouTube Channel, June 2016

Girl Scouts earn day with CEO through cookie sales
The Roanoke Times, June 2016

Girl Scout helps create STEM classroom at West End Center
The Roanoke Times, June 13, 2016

Record-Breaker Honored
Daily News-Record, June 15, 2016

Girl Scout Troop 1317 Pet Service Project for Brownie Quest Journey
The News Leader, May 2016 & The Augusta Regional SPCA's Facebook page, March 2016

Greene County Girl Scouts put on a party
Greene County Record, May 2016

BIRTHDAY BOX DONATIONS FOR FEEDING GREENE, INC.
The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, May 2016

Flag Flown Over Afghanistan Presented To Local Girl Scouts
Greene County Record, May 2016

Tree Planting For Girls
The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, May 2016

Danville Girl Scout Troops aim to encourage healthier eating
The News-Gazette, Lexington, May 2016

Family Game and movie night coming Friday
(coordinated by GS Cadette Troop 616)
WSET TV 13, Central VA, May 2016
The Martinsville Bulletin, May 2016

Girl Scouts stop by WFXR
WFXR Fox, Roanoke Valley, May 2016

Opinion/Letter: Girl Scouts can use more volunteers
The Daily Progress, Charlottsville, April 2016

Girl Scouts meet the needs of others
The Central Virginian, Louisa County, April 2016

Girl Scout Lily Flick fundraises for Healing Strides of Virginia, passes the torch
The Roanoke Times, April 2016

Troop 931 visits CMN to learn about Videography
Culpeper Media Network, April 2016