Family, Police/Fire

Girl Scouts deliver cookies to police officers at White Marsh Precinct

WHITE MARSH, MD—Some local police officers received a very special delivery this week. On Thursday, the Baltimore County Police Department’s White Marsh Precinct received a deliciously-sized donation of cookies from Junior Girl Scout Troop 982, along with a heartfelt message from the girls: On behalf of Junior Troop 982 of St. Joseph Church Fullerton, a division of Girl Scouts of …


Family, Health, Politics

Perry Hall Girl Scout sends 500 thank you notes to health care workers

PERRY HALL, MD—A local Girl Scout been recognized for going the extra mile to express gratitude to frontline workers. Hannah Place recently wrote 500 thank you notes to health care workers. “Today, we honor Fifth District Good Samaritan Hannah Place, who lives in Perry Hall,” said Councilman David Marks. “When Cadette Troop 801 began writing thank you notes to health …


Local Girl Scout assembles, donates over 600 period cycle packs to Parkville High, Owings Mills High

PARKVILLE, MD—One local Girl Scout is doing her part to give back to the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. For Abby Letocha’s Girl Scout Gold Award project, she has already made over 600 period cycle packs of tampons, pads, and liners for distribution through the Student Support Network at Parkville High School and Owings Mills High School, according to Councilman …

Eastern Tech student earns Girl Scouts’ highest honor, Girl Scout Gold Awards

Towson, MD – Fourteen Baltimore County Public Schools students from seven high schools were honored by Girl Scouts of Central Maryland for earning Girl Scout Gold Awards, the organization’s highest award. The award is earned by completing a community project that involves using knowledge and thought to create a sustainable solution. At least 80 hours must be involved in planning, …

New footbridge dedicated at Gunpowder State Park

On Sunday, August 19, volunteers dedicated a new footbridge that will help visitors at Gunpowder Falls State Park in Baltimore and Harford Counties. For her Girl Scout Gold Award, Marley Downes led the construction of a 20-foot bridge near Historic Jerusalem Mill Village at the park. Her construction team had to transport lumber and equipment one-third of a mile over …