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Upcoming Alumnae Events

Annual Meeting & Volunteer Recognition Ceremony April 13

Join us from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 13 at the Pacific Palms Hotel for our Annual Meeting and Volunteer Recognition Ceremony. Registered members will vote on key issues including new Board Members and bylaw changes, and we’ll honor the dedicated volunteers who form the backbone of our Girl Scout programs. Register today!

 

Follow Me Girls, April 20

Join Girl Scouts and the GSGLA Heritage Group at the Montrose Program Center on Saturday, April 20 to learn what it was like to be a Girl Scout in the early twentieth century. Brownies will meet from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and Juniors from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Register here. 

 

Sing, Sing, Sing in Northridge, April 20

Help Daisy and Brownie Girl Scouts learn new and traditional Girl Scout songs at the Wilkinson Senior Center in Northridge from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 20. Register here.

 
Feed Your Neighbor 2013

Feed Your Neighbor, April 27th

Did you know that one out of every four children in Los Angeles County is at risk of hunger? Help Girl Scouts fight the battle against hunger on Saturday, April 27! Girls will collect food outside Ralphs and Food 4 Less stores to donate to the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank.

Guide Dog

Guide Dogs of America, May 4th

Discover the world of guide dogs with Girl Scouts on Saturday, May 4 at the Montrose Program Center. You’ll experience w

hat it’s like to be a blind person as well as what it’s like to be a guide dog in harness. You’ll learn a little Braille and meet a Puppy Raiser. Please bring a clean, used towel or blanket to donate to Guide Dogs of America.  Register here.

2014 Travel Tours

Have you always wanted to travel to Europe or India but couldn't persuade your husband or best friend to go with you? This is your chance to travel in the safe hands of Education First Tours for Girl Scouts and in the delightful company of other Girl Scout alumnae! You can explore Girl Scout footprints in England, France, and Switzerland or visit the Jaipur, Agra, and the Sangam World Center in Mumbai, India. Contact Michele Broadnax at 626-677-2249 or mbroadnax@girlscoutsla.orgfor further information.

 

Recent Alumnae Events

TGHT Luncheon

ToGetHerThere Luncheon

On December 5th, 2012, 1,000 Girl Scout alumnae and 100 Emerging Leader Girl Scouts in Greater Los Angeles gathered at the Dolby Theater to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Girl Scouts, honor three of the most successful women in Los Angeles, and launch the ToGetHerThere campaign to establish balanced leadership in the next generation. Click here to learn more and see additional photos.

Saffron & Rosewater Evening at The Fowler Museum

On November 29, 2012, GSGLA Alumnae enjoyed an evening of stories and songs illuminating the struggles of Persian Jewish women and including dramatic readings from Angella Nazarian and other female authors.

 

100th Anniversary Camporee

Thanks to our many alumnae who volunteered at the Camporee weekend October 26-28, 2012, making it possible for over 5,000 girls to enjoy the ultimate camp-out adventure at the beautiful Lake Perris. 

 

Los Angeles Federal Reserve Bank Tour

Alumnae enjoyed an educational tour of the Los Angeles Federal Reserve Bank on September 17, 2012. We witnessed the extensive cash operations for Nevada, Southern California, and Arizona. Visitors attempted to identify counterfeit bills, saw historic banknotes, and watched the shredding of the nation's unfit currency (up to $29 million per day). 

 

LA County Fair

Thousands of Girl Scouts and Alumnae attended the LA County Fair  from August 31 to September 30, 2012, and a portion of their ticket purchase was donated back to GSGLA.

 

Alumnae Hiked 100 miles for the 100th!

Alumnae and Girl Scouts hiked 100 miles over several weekends in the summer of 2012 to celebrate out 100th Anniversary. It was a wonderful chance to explore the Pacific Crest Trail and reconnect with other Girl Scouts in the area!

 

Camp Lakota Time Capsule

What a wonderful, fun weekend we had at the beloved Camp Lakota in July 2012! We dug up the 75th Anniversary time capsule and learned all about the plans for zero-net energy lodge to replace the old dining hall that burnt down in 2010.

100th Exhibit at the Lanterman House

Alumnae who are members of the GSGLA Heritage Committee organized 100thAnniversary exhibits in over 30 libraries and museums throughout Greater Los Angeles.  One of the largest exhibits was held at the beautiful Lanterman Historic House in La Canada Flintridge and GSGLA Alumnae attended two afternoon events at the home in February and May.

 

Annual Meeting & Volunteer Recognition Ceremony

The 2012 Annual Meeting & Volunteer Recognition (AMVR) Ceremony was Saturday April 14, 2012 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. It was a great day of shaping our council and celebrating our volunteers!

Tall Ship Sunset Cruise

GSGLA Alumnae enjoyed a coastal tall ship cruise and pot luck dinner. It was a great evening for socializing and adventure. We look forward to doing more tall ship event in the near future.

  

 

Women Hold Up Half The Sky! Thursday, February 9,2012

We had an enlightening afternoon at the Women Hold Up Half the Sky exhibit at the Skirball Cultural Center. Visit http://www.skirball.org  for more information.

 

Tournament of Roses Parade Monday, January 2, 2012

Thousands of alumnae helped decorate the Girl Scout 100th Anniversary Float in the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade and got up at the crack of dawn on January 2 to watch the Parade. Click here to see more photos and information.

Girl Scout 100th Anniversary Float

2011 Alumnae Events
 

 

 

Troop 1500 - Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Free screening at the Warner Grand Theatre. This life changing film about a unique Girl Scout troop that unites daughters with their mothers who have been convicted of serious crimes and face steep sentences.

 
Girltopia, Saturday, October 29, 2011

The largest girl expo in the nation! A sold out event with 10,000 attendees, 500 exhibitors, 50 workshops, and live entertainment throughout the day.

 
Skin Bar in Santa Monica, Thursday, October 6, 2011

Following our very successful Style Bar event, the GSGLA Alumnae Association hosted a night out at Skin Bar in Santa Monica.

 
Girl Scout Day at the Dodgers, Saturday, August 27, 2011

GSGLA Alumnae sat in the Girl Scout section with current Girl Scouts to watch the Dodgers vs. the Colorado Rockies.

 
Girl Scout Day at the LA Sparks, Sunday, July 17, 2011

GSGLA Alumnae attended an action-packed day at the LA Sparks including a Meet and Greet with LA Sparks Rookie and former Girl Scout Jantel Lavender.

 
Gold Award Ceremony, June 12, 2011

Congratulations to the 197 Gold Awardees for 2011 and thank you to all the alumnae who supported them on this important day.

 

 Truu Design Event

 

 StyleBar, Pasadena, May 25, 2011

GSGLA alumnae gathered for conversation and an enlightening demonstration on the art of wearing a sensational scarf at the TRUU Design Studio at 93 E. Union Street in Old Town Pasadena. 10% of all purchases made at the event supported Girl Scout programs. 

 

Annual Meeting and Volunteer Recognition Ceremony, Saturday, April 16, 2011 9:30 a.m. at the Skirball Center

Many Girl Scout alumnae joined us to elect the new members of the Board of Trustees and to participate in our volunteer recognition ceremony.  Congratulations to Brian R. Hochleutner and Bernie Horst on receiving the 2011 Visionary Award and to all GSGLA alumnae who were honored at our Annual Meeting and Award Ceremony.

 
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Tour of the New Building for the Children's Hospital Los Angeles

GSGLA alumnae had an exclusive tour on January 18, 2011 of the new building for the Children's Hospital Los Angeles, which is scheduled to open in July 2011. Featured in the picture from left to right are Mary Cole, Christy Beaudin, Julie Lovelock, and Julie Leman. Photography by Dutcher Design.

 
2010 Alumnae Events
 
 Troop1476Reunion

Forever Green Event in Northridge
Sunday, October 17, 2010

On Sunday, October 17, approximately 100 Girl Scouts alumnae (ages 8-94!) gathered in Northridge to reconnect and enjoy an afternoon of traditional Girl Scout activities including lighting a campfire, eating s'mores, and singing songs.

 
 Northridge Oct 10 2010

Reunion of Encino Troop 1476
November 5-6, 2010

Eight members of Encino Troop 1476 were reunited with two of their former troop leaders for the 55th anniversary of the inception of their troop.  Our thanks go to Ellen Essig-Carpenter for organizing the weekend. Read more about this event.

 Alumnae Campfire

Forever Green Event in Claremont
Sunday, May 2, 2010

On Sunday, May 2, Girl Scouts alumnae gathered in Claremont to reconnect and participate in workshops on cooking, jewelry-making, managing stress, and robotics. The afternoon ended with a traditional Girl Scout campfire.

Girlfriends Getaway July 2010

Girlfriends' Getaway Weekend
July 24-25, 2010

Girl Scouts alumnae spent the weekend at Camp Osito Rancho reconnecting over meals and a campfire and participating in hikes, swimming, crafts, and workshops. It was a perfect way to rekindle camp memories and make new friends!