Girl Scouts of South
Carolina—Mountains to Midlands
Service Unit Meeting – No. 629
Chester County Library
Monday, January 9, 2011
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
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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
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 Project
– Girl 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 girlscouts.org/gsforevergreen. 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 email@example.com.
As there was no further business, the meeting adjourned at 7:45pm.