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Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2013 in Who We Are

Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida’s Service Centers and Retail Stores will be closed Thursday, July 4th, in observance of Independence Day.  Also, the Retail Stores will be closed Saturday, July 6. They will resume their normal hours of operation on Monday, July 8.

Lorna Brown-Burton is the new Board Chair for Girl Scouts of  Southeast Florida.

Lorna Brown-Burton is the new Board Chair for Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida.

Jupiter, FL, June 6, 2013 – At the annual meeting held on April 13, 2012, Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida elected their board of directors for the upcoming year.

Lorna Brown-Burton was elected as the new board chair.  Brown-Burton, who will serve a two-year term, is an attorney with her own practice in Ft. Lauderdale.  Other officers elected were James Mueller, vice chair, Julie Kreafle, secretary and Christopher Herron as treasurer.

Newly elected members-at-large include Peggy Calhoun, Neil Campbell, Tami Donnally, Michael Fowler, Franny LaRue, Emma Sampson, Mimi Vail and Jean Wihbey.  They join current members-at-large Stephanie Brown, Nancy Proffitt, Sheila Ravindran, Sheila Schwartz and Mary Ann Stetson.

In addition to other members-at-large, Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida also elected two girl members. Elise, a student at Suncoast Community High School, and Kristen, a student at Pembroke Pines Charter High School, will each serve a one year term as girl advisory board members.

 

About Girl Scouts

For 100 years, Girl Scouts has built girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place. More than any other organization in our community, Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida empowers girls ages 5 to 17 with vision and voice — girls who command their future, engage their communities and inspire others.   Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida is committed to meeting the needs of today’s girls by providing the Girl Scout Leadership Experience that will help her develop skills and create a strong foundation for future success. Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida, a United Way of Indian River County partner agency, serves more than 15,000 girls in Broward, Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, and Okeechobee Counties.  To explore opportunities to volunteer or partner with Girl Scouts, call 866-727-4475 or visit www.gssef.org.

Media Inquiries:
Contact Melinda Glasco
Director of Communications and Marketing
Phone: 561 – 427 – 0176
Email: mglasco@gssef.org

 

 

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