Girl Scouts of North-Central Alabama will host a Founder’s Day event to reconnect former Girl Scouts and friends at the Girl Scout Little House in Delano Park on Sunday, October 30th from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. The council will host walking tours of the camp, conduct a traditional flag ceremony, display local Girl Scout memorabilia and serve refreshments.
“We encourage anyone who was involved in Girl Scouting as a girl or volunteer to reach out to past leaders, fellow Girl Scouts and camp friends to join you at any of GSNCA’s properties for a party!” said Karen Peterlin, chief executive officer of the Girl Scouts of North-Central Alabama.
“We’ll share and capture stories to help keep our Girl Scout traditions alive,” Peterlin said.
Founder’s Day celebrations will also be held at Kanawahala Program Center in Chelsea; Camp Trico in Guntersville; Camp Coleman in Trussville House and Camp Cottaquilla in Anniston. Anyone interested in attending can view more information and RSVP at ww.girlscoutsnca.org/FoundersD
Founder’s Day honors Girl Scouts' founder Juliette Gordon "Daisy" Low, who believed in the power of every girl. She organized the first Girl Scout troop on March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia.
Huntsville, AL – Community creativity is now on display in downtown Huntsville at Arts Huntsville's Pumpkin Patch, sponsored by Lyon Family Farms. From now until October 31st forty pumpkins will decorate the windows of downtown businesses, showing off the imaginations of Huntsville artists, nonprofits, businesses, schools and families.The public is encouraged to take a stroll around downtown Huntsville and vote for their favorite pumpkin now through October 31st. Arts Huntsville will award cash prizes to the top three winners in both the artist/individual/family category and non-profit/business/organization/club category, with first place receiving $100, second place $75 and third place $50. The pumpkins can be viewed in the windows of the following businesses on the downtown Huntsville Square as well as Clinton and Eustis Avenues: Alamex Translation Services, Harrison Brothers Hardware, Jerry Sanford Barclay, Commerce Kitchen, Green Bus Brewing, Greene Street Market Store, Madison County Law Library, A Cup of Everything, Larry Marsili Attorney at Law, Clinton Row, Pints & Pixels, UG White and Wilmer & Lee Attorneys at Law.