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September 2, 2013


Dear Girl Scout Family 


I haven't heard a cricket yet but the calendar is about to turn to September so fall is upon us. Hopefully you've had a great summer with time for relaxation and enjoying your seasonal Wisconsin and Minnesota favorite activities.   


Over the coming weeks we'll be announcing lots of fun and exciting activities we have coming up for the 2013-14 membership year. Keep the fun coming! Re-register online today!  If you've already re-registered, THANK YOU!


Have a fantastic week, Girl Scouts!






In observance of Labor Day, all Girl Scout Offices are closed Monday, September 2.



In the Shop
 Shop at Our World, Our Family!  
Signature Items

Over 1,000 girls and adults will converge for fun and new experiences at OWOF this weekend, Sept. 6-8. Be sure to visit the OWOF store for great bargains and exclusive merchandise. New this year:

  • OWOF Personal Message Fan, $9
  • OWOF Pop-Up Top Water Bottle, $4
  • OWOF Pink Military Cap, $13


Click here for a peek at more OWOF store selections.



Take a look and visit our shops in Waite Park and Duluth, or place your order by phone, e-mail, postal mail, fax, or shop online at www.girlscoutshop.com.




Volunteer Updates

Volunteer Training 
Our volunteer
learning sessions are designed to enhance your leadership experience and support your role as a volunteer. Sign up today!

Prudential Spirit of Community Award Call for Entries 

Grades 5-12  |  Submission deadline November 5, 2013

Are you a middle or high school student who's making a difference through volunteering?  Apply for a 2014 Prudential Spirit of Community Award and you could win $1,000 and a trip to Washington, DC next May!



DEA Red Ribbon Week

October 23-31, 2013

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) created a Red Ribbon Week patch to encourage and support Girl Scouts as well as Boy Scouts who wish to learn about Red Ribbon and participate in local efforts to educate youth about the dangers of drug abuse.   


Patches will be given to the first 15,000 qualifying Boy Scout and Girl Scouts. 




Coleraine  |  Oct 19, 2013 Save the Date!

Meeting and Training 

10 am - 4 pm  l  Saturday, October 19, 2013

Coleraine Public Library

Registration will open on Sept 13 & close Oct 9

Minimum - 20

Luncheon, Food & Beverages & Fun provided! No cost to you--

Your input is valued!  We will provide opportunities to discuss and to learn. More...

Chili Chefs Needed!

We are looking for a small group of adult and/or Cadette/Senior/Ambassador Girl Scouts to prepare and serve chili for the United Way of Greater Duluth Chili Cook-Off Sept. 12.  Here's the scoop:


Region 2 Important Volunteer Dates

Sept. through Dec. 2013

Region 2 volunteers, mark down these important dates in your calendar for future reference!



In This Issue
In The Shop
Volunteer Training
Fall Product Sale Training
Contact us
Getting ready for Fall Product

Volunteer trainings are wrapping up. Thank you to the volunteers who joined us! The 2013 Fall Product Sale order taking happens October 5-20.

Troops who participate in the Fall Product program sell magazine subscriptions and/or nuts and candy. Girls gain valuable business and life skills while they earn troop proceeds to for future Girl Scout activities.

If you missed the training and would still like to be involved, please contact your regional Product Sales and Troop Finance Specialist or call your nearest Girl Scout office for information.



Contact us

Our phone system can transfer you to any office. 


  Waite Park    

    320 252-2952 

  Duluth   218 726-4710


    320 759-1196

  Bemidji   218 751-4886

  Brainerd   218 828-3515

  Mora   320 679-6807  

  Virginia   218 263-1596

  Willmar   320 235-2125


Toll Free

Please help us keep our phone costs down by using the toll free number only when needed, 800 955-6032.



General inquiries 



Waite Park 320 253-9403

Duluth 218 726-4715  

All other offices 866 295-3820


Shop and Office Hours

 M-F  |  8:30-5:30




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400 2 Ave S / Waite Park, Minnesota 56387 / 800-955-6032