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Special Events

Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida holds special events throughout the year in our six-county jurisdiction to help raise additional funds to support our mission to build girls of courage, confidence, and character. We hope you’ll be able to join us for our annual Emerald Awards, Thin Mint Sprint, Golf Tournament or other special event throughout the year. GSSEF special events give you an opportunity to network with other friends of Girl Scouting in your community while supporting the Council’s mission.  

Emerald Awards 2017

Emerald Awards honors women who represent the national initiatives of Girl Scouts and serve as role models for today’s girls.

Saturday, February 25
The Beach Club, Palm Beach (6 - 10 p.m.)

Black Tie Optional - $275 per person
Complimentary Cocktail Hour, Chance Drawing
Auction, Dinner and Dancing

Reserve and purchase your seat/seats here.

This year's honorees are:

Lifetime Achievement Award for Philanthropy: Julie Rudolph


  • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math): Judith Selzer
  • Financial Literacy: Evelyn Flores
  • Healthy Living: Dena Chislak
  • Environmental Leadership: Nancy Marshall
  • Global Citizenship: Jocelyn Skolnik

Honorary Event Chairs: Judi Richards, Lois Pope, Suzi Goldsmith and Donna Mulholland

For questions, please reach out to Mandy Winkle at or 561-427-0190.

Thin Mint Sprint 5K 2017

Registration is now OPEN  For the 2017 Thin Mint Sprint 5K and Tagalong Trot 100-yard Dash

Again this year, there are three great race locations that you can choose from. Run one race or all three! You can register as an individual or register your troop and/or family as a team. Awards will be given in 17 categories, and all finishers will receive a box of Thin Mint Girl Scout cookies. Also, all registered Girl Scouts will receive the patch pictured in the image below!  To register yourself, your troop or team, click here

  • 2017 Thin Mint Sprint: Sunday, April 2 - Topeekeegee Yugnee Park - Hollywood
  • 2017 Thin Mint Sprint: Saturday, April 8 - Halpatiokee Regional Park - Stuart
  • 2017 Thin Mint Sprint: Sunday, April 9 - Okeeheelee Park - West Palm Beach

For additional information, see flyer here.

Thin Mint Sprint 5K 2017

On the Green for Girl Scouts - Saturday, October 22
Abacoa Golf Club in Jupiter

The event provided a great opportunity for golfers of all skill levels to enjoy a fun and exciting tournament while benefitting leadership development programs for girls in our community. On the Green for Girl Scouts raised over $24,000! Thank you!

Check out the tournament awards to find out who came in first, second and third place. Be sure to check out all the photos here.

On the Green for Girl Scouts Golf Tournament Results:

Longest Drive: Michael Fisher. Closest to the Pin: Jim Tisdale.

  • 3rd Place (Score 66) -  Donovan Tyser, Alan Nicholas and James Tisdale
  • 2nd Place (Score 65) - Clay Williams, Jason Brian, Eric Johnson and Michael Fisher
  • 1st Place (Score 64) -  Eric Oranen, Jonathan Holzman, Jerry Collins and Brent Anderson

Thank you to our Sponsors!

  • Presenting- Publix Super Markets Charities
  • Supporting Sponsors- Cancer Treatment Centers of America and LaCroix
  • Steward Sponsors- Sapporo Premium Beer and Toshiba Business Solutions
  • Hole-In-One Sponsor- Arrigo

GSSEF 2016 Special Events' Photo Albums


On the Green for Girl Scouts 2016 - Palm Beach County


The Emerald Awards 2016 - Palm Beach County


Thin Mint Sprint 2016 - Martin County

Check out the race results (Martin County) here.


Thin Mint Sprint 2016 - Broward County

Check out the race results (Broward County) here.


Thin Mint Sprint 2016 - Palm Beach County

Check out the race results (Palm Beach County) here.