Sunday, April 19, 2009

April Leader Meeting Minutes

All leader meetings this year to be held the first Tuesday of the month at the Plymouth Church.
Next meeting, May 5. Agenda:
Spring Registration, End of Year Forms, Bridging June 14, Service Unit positions discussed, new Girl Scout books reviewed

Introductions/Attendance: 10 in attendance

Cookies: questions/concerns to Helena. Incentives expected late April. All troops should have paid by now

Bridging: Town wide event to be held on Sunday, June 15 from 3-6 pm at St Bridget School Hall.
Troops planning to attend include = 2107 Daisy, 2172 Brownie, 2078 Brownie, 2125 Cadette, and possibly 2168 Junior, a separate e-mail will be sent to those troops interested with more specifics including cost. If your troop would like to participate you must e-mail Mary Ann at masager5@... no later than May 1st

**Girl Scout Sunday:
* March 8 at St. Bridget Church (approx 50 attended)
* March 15 at St George's Church
* March 22 at 1st United Methodist Church (approx 10 attended)
**Girl Scout Shabbat: March 7
**Girl Scout Bowling Event -119 bowlers, went very well

Framingham Girl Scouts Web site -- You can receive updates from the Web site now by going to the site and in the top right corner Register e-mail address. Susan keeps this site updated and it has lots of useful information about meetings, events, and much more (

Fall Encampment: Helena is considering coordinating an encampment in September, but she will need to know interest first. Please e-mail her directly at helenasic@... no later than May 1 if your troop is interested with the following: troop #, leader name, level of girls, number of girls, and does your troop have a troop camper

End of Year Adult Recognitions: Please e-mail Paula at pbracket@... with requests for: numeral guards (these are the number pins for years as a Girl Scout i.e. 5 year pin), Outstanding Leader, Outstanding Volunteer, etc.

Spring Registration Packets: We expect these will be available at the next leader meeting, watch for update from Deb. FYI: the registration fee for next year has been increased to $12 per person (it has been many years since fees were last raised)

Service Unit (SU) Positions: Please see the attachment of position descriptions. The following members have decided to continue volunteering again next year:
Coordinator = Nancy Solomon
Registrar = Deb Brisbois
Cookie Chair = Helena Siciliano
Troop/School Organizer = Lauren Fawell
Media Manager = Susan Scully Petroni
Secretary = Mary Ann Sager
Adult Recognition Specialist = Paula Bracket

Other positions are open and we are looking for volunteers to step forward and fill them, most importantly the following positions must be filled ASAP:
Treasurer (previously held by Helena -- she will help train)
Encampment Director (previously held by Helena. She will help, but council training required)
Area Association Delegates

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