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Mark your calendars for the 3rd Annual Cookie Gala!
GSMD’s 2005 Summer Program Express Guide is here. Check out all the special summer programs we have planned!
Who wants to go Bowling? Everyone! Come Join the Fun.
See Finding Nemo at The Palace & give back to GSMD!
Interested in earning a K-9 Care Badge? Click here for more info!
Want to Recognize and Honor a Girl Scout Volunteer? Click here for the 2005 Volunteer Recognition Packet!
Council Shop Spot

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GSMD Council Shops have everything you need from uniforms, patches, stickers, sweatshirts, t-shirts, gifts, books, and much, much more!

Shop hours, locations and calendar




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Girls and Troop Leaders! Getting Ready for the 2004-05 Girl Scouting year? Trying to figure out what items you need? Check out these handy age-appropriate Back-to-Troop Checklists:

Daisy Checklist

Brownie Checklist

Junior Checklist

Girls 11 – 17 Checklist

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Keep your Eyes Open for More Council Shop News/Updates!

Cookie Season Has Officially Started! Click here for more information.

Plan ahead for the Registrar Meetings/Early Bird Pack Out!

Volunteers Needed to Take Part in Focus Groups Centered on GSMD’s Volunteer Management System.

GSMD Nominating Committee is currently accepting applications for National Council Delegates for the 2005-2008 term. Click here for more information or an application!

Check out the 2005 Council Delegate Trainings and the Up-Coming Adult Trainings for the new year!

Looking Ahead Into The Future:
2005-2008 Corporate Goals & Major Strategies

What Troops, Groups & Volunteers Are Doing!

Click here to see the fun adventures and activities Girl Scout Troops, Groups and Volunteers are taking part in!

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“Commit To A Girl”
As Girl Scouts� first ever national online fundraising initiative, Commit To A Girl raises funds to help give girls the Girl Scout experience. Create your own personalized Commit To A Girl page and invite friends and family to join you in supporting the Metro Detroit Council. It�s fun and easy � click here to get started and help make the difference for girls that lasts a lifetime!

In the News

Links to news articles:

Girl Scouts Help Meals on Wheels Recipients

Night of Fun: Scout Plans Party for Residents of Group Homes

Girls Earn Honors

Daisy Girl Scouts Dig In

Grosse Pointe Park Teen To Be Honored With Girl Scout Gold Award

Local Girl Scouts Earns Gold Award

Young Volunteers Earn Community Respect

Homework, recreational activities play part in Girl Scouts’ program

Troops Meet Little Resistance

Local Girl Scouts Hold Cookie Sale

Brownies Working for Soldiers

Girl Scouts Mark Anniversary Week

Crunch Time: Annual Cookie Sale Under Way

Scout Out These Cookie Treats

The Sweetest Cookie Monsters

Scouting Around Government

Girl Scouts are Changing With Times

Dates to Remember:

February 2005
7 Cookie Sale Program: Cookie Drops
8 Cookie Sale Program: Cookie Drops
11-13 Arctic Blast
12 Cookie Sale Program: Cookie Booth Sales Begin (Cookies Hit the Street)
12 Brownie Council Wide Overnight
16 Etiquette Dinner
19 �Girl Scouting through the Years� Brownie Try-It
19 �Thinking Day� Celebration
19 Pewabic Pottery Workshops
20 African American Dance Company
21 Holiday: Council Offices/Shops Closed
22-26 Council Shop Thinking Day Sale
26 African American Celebration
26 �Girl Scouting in the USA� Jr. Badge Workshop
26 Bowling Buddies

March 2005
1 Gold Award Final Report Deadline (for Spring 2005 Ceremony)
5 Troop Program Aide Specialty Training
5 �Safe Girls Grow Strong�
5-6 March Mall Mania
9 3rd Annual GSMD Cookie Gala
12 Brownie Council Wide Overnight
12 Girl Scout Birthday Celebration
12 The Phantom of the Opera
12 Girl Scout Birthday
13 Cookie Sale Program: Booth Sales End
17 Shamrocks & Shenanigans
19 Girl Scout Bunny Hop

April 2005
1 Silver Award Final Report Deadline (for Spring 2005 Ceremony)
1-30 Council Shop Leader Appreciation Sale
2 Program Aide Core Training
6 Etiquette Dinner
9 Pewabic Pottery Workshops
10 Israeli Adventures at Shalom Street
15-17 Equestrian Specialty Program Aide Training
16 �Celebrating People� Junior Badge Workshop
16-17 Spring Mall Mania
20 Etiquette Dinner
23 Asian Celebration
24 Camp Clean Up Day (Metamora)
29 Outdoor Program Aide Specialty Training

May 2005
1 A Day with My Guy
1 Camp Innisfree Open House
4 Annual Meeting
7 Feminini -Tea
14 Diamond Jack Riverboat Tour
15 Camp Metamora Open House
20-22 International Friendship Weekend
21 Children�s Day Fiesta
21-22 Backpacking Adventure
22 Camp Clean Up Day (Innisfree)
27 Council Office/Shop Summer Hrs. Begin
28 Little Shop of Horrors

June 2005
3-5 Tea for Two: Frogs and You!
21 Summer Resident Camps Start
25 Summer Troop Core Camping Starts

July 2005
11 Summer Day Camps Start
23-24 My Gal & Me
30 -31 My Guy & Me

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