Today, there are more than 1.7 million Girl Scouts including 27,000 across Central and Eastern North Carolina.
The organization has spent the past 107 years inspiring future leaders and setting young girls up for a lifetime of success.
Happy #GirlScoutsDay! Whether you’re a Girl Scout alum, current member, or dedicated volunteer—or have an extraordinary Girl Scout in your life—you’re an important part of the Girl Scout family. Your support makes Girl Scouting possible for years to come. https://t.co/Jsib0L3cN3 pic.twitter.com/EDN9HkmXWu— Girl Scouts (@girlscouts) March 12, 2019
Governor Roy Cooper issued a proclamation declaring the week of March 10-16 as Girl Scout Week in North Carolina.
Today, on National Girl Scout Day, Girl Scouts and Council CEOs from around the state gathered for a Leadership Day of Civic Engagement at the North Carolina General Assembly. North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Cheri Beasley, a former Girl Scout, joined the group for the proclamation presentation.
North Carolina #GirlScouts and Council CEOs joined @JusticeCBeasley at the General Assembly in Raleigh today in honor of #GirlScoutDay! @NC_Governor issued a proclamation declaring March 10-16 #GirlScoutWeek in NC. @GirlScoutsNCCP #GirlScoutWeek2019 pic.twitter.com/uKhFNRAGXS— Tisha Powell (@tpowellabc11) March 12, 2019
Mayor Schewel issued a similar proclamation in Durham last week where more than 55 Girl Scouts filled the City Council Chamber for a presentation.
Mayor Mitch Colvin of Fayetteville has also honored North Carolina's Girl Scouts.