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Service Unit Meeting Notes 1-9-2012
By: Lydia Johnson 1/20/2012

Girl Scouts of South Carolina—Mountains to Midlands

Service Unit Meeting – No. 629

Chester County Library

Monday, January 9, 2011

6:00 p.m.


The regular meeting of the Girl Scouts of South Carolina—Mountains to Midlands was called to order by Kim Crosby, Service Unit Manager and the leaders present were Amy Beverly, Jane Cherry, Renee Chisholm, Patrice Davis, Gloria Crank, Anna Faircloth, Penny Hollis, Geraldine Kelly, Lydia M. Johnson, Meredith Marvel, Jennifer Means, McKenzie Queen, Lynn Ramey, Janet Wilks, Lucille Worthy-Allen, Sonya Young, Sandie Anglin and Cherie Ellis, Community Development Manager.  

Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag and Girl Scout Promise - Girl Scout Leaders

      Approval of Minutes of the Service Unit Meeting on Monday, December 12, 2011

The minutes were presented and Lucille Worthy-Allen made a motion that the minutes be accepted and approved with one noted correction that “All parent permission slips are due to Janet by Friday, January 13, 2012, instead of Wednesday, February 1, 2012, and it was seconded by Gloria Crank.

 Treasurer’s Report

      Renee’ Chisholm reported that there was a balance of $677.90 in the treasury.  McKenzie Queen made a motion that  the treasurer’s report be accepted and Janet Wilks seconded.


 Father Daughter Dance – Will be held on Friday, February 10, 2012, at the War Memorial Building from 7:30pm until 10:00pm.  Headcount and money are due Monday, January 9.  The cost is $5.00 per scout with a $15.00 cap—no tagalongs allowed.  Checks should be made out to the Girl Scouts of South Carolina—Mountains to Midlands Service Unit 629.  Please call Sonya Young by Friday, January 13, 2012, with your headcount or email her at or call her at (803) 374-2445.  Scouts will be allowed to pay at the door.  Mr. Charles Williams will be the DJ for this event.  He requires a $50.00 deposit by Monday, February 6, 2012, (our next Service Unit Meeting).  Cherie was unable to contact Jason Evans about photo packages but she will e-mail the prices at a later date.  She will also check on the price of a sheet cake for this event. 

  1. 100th Year Anniversary – Will be held on Sunday, March 11, 2012, from 3pm-5pm at the Temple of Praise.  The committee will meet at the Cyclone restaurant on Monday, January 30, at 6:00pm to finalize preparations for this event.  Refreshments will be served at this event.  Please let Cherie know if you have any suggestions about caterers for this event.  McKenzie Queen suggested Anna’s Arbor.    
  1. International Day – Will be held on Saturday, April 21, 2012, at Parkway Baptist Church.  Sign-in begins at 9:30am.  Kim Crosby will need a deposit of $100.00 by Monday, April 2, 2012, to reserve the building but $50.00 will be reimbursed after the clean-up of this event.  Set-up will begin on Friday, April 20, 2012, at 8:00pm.  Nothing can be placed on the walls—no tape but thumb tacks can be used. 
  1. Leaders Training – Bronze Award training will be held on Thursday, January 12. 2012, at Parkway Baptist Church from 6pm-7:30pm.  Silver Award training will be held on Thursday, January 19, 2012, at Parkway Baptist Church from 6pm-7:30pm.   


CPR and First Aid Training – Is tentatively scheduled for Monday, February 13, 2012, at Chester ARP from 6:00pm until 9:00pm.  Sister Girl Scout Leader Anna Faircloth is a certified trainer and has agreed to teach this class and only requires that each leader pay for the cost of their CPR/First Aid Training card of approximately $3.00 to $4.00.

  Girl Scouts Forever Green ProjectGirl Scouts Forever Green (GSFG), Girl Scouts’ 100th Anniversary Take Action Project, is a national effort of girls leading their families, schools, and communities in improving the environment and protecting natural resources. GSFG invites girls to Take Action in February by Reducing Plastic Waste.  Reuse plastic water bottles for the month of February.  Girl Scouts can earn a participation patch and the cost of $1.50 each.  More information about this project can be found at  Please take 30 to 60 minutes at your next Girl Scout meeting to discuss this project.  Cherie submitted materials detailing this project for the leaders to take and distribute to their troops.  

 Girl Scout Cookies Materials Deadline – Janet Wilks needs a voided check from each

troop by Friday, January 13.  Letterhead with the banks routing number and troop account number on it will suffice if a troop does not have checks.  A completed Volunteer Agreement or a certificate of online cookie training completion is needed to receive cookie materials from Janet.  Janet noted that initial packets did not include deposit slips—they will be issued by February 1.  Initial cookie order paperwork is due to Janet by 9:00pm on Wednesday, February 1 but no later than Friday, February 3 at 6:00pm.  All final paperwork is due to Janet by Monday, March 26 by 9:00pm.  Janet will e-mail the date and time of the cookie delivery which will be the week of February 20-25.  Cookie Booth sales will begin on Friday, February 24 through Friday, March 23.  Cookie Booth information and locations should be submitted to Janet by Friday, February 17.  All questions can be emailed to Janet at


As there was no further business, the meeting adjourned at 7:45pm.

Lydia M. Johnson





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