Author Archives: Girl Scouts of Colorado Alumnae

Alumna Blog: Girl Scouts teaches lifelong lessons on education, career and community


By Girl Scout Alumna Sherri Vasquez of Denver (Girl Scout Woman of Distinction 2007) Girl Scouts has just finished celebrating its 100th anniversary year, a testament to its enduring tradition of teaching young girls good old-fashioned values that never go … Continue reading

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Girl Scout alum shares her memories


Estes Park Girl Scout alumna Penny Roberts recently submitted a great story to the Estes Park News reflecting on her Girl Scout memories as she celebrates our 100th anniversary year. Read the article here, and thank you Penny for sharing with your … Continue reading

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Sharing my Girl Scout memories


I am Marty Allison from Longmont.  I was a Girl Scout as a girl – have two Daisy flowers on my Brownie Pin! I have a picture of me at an Intermediate Girl Scout Week birthday party! For the past 36 … Continue reading

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Girl Scout memories and lessons


By Colorado Girl Scout Alumna Rae Ann (Eversole) Dougherty Girl Scout memories. We all have them, especially as we celebrate the 100th year of Girl Scouts. For me it has been a flood … many are the traditional things that are … Continue reading

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Aerospace engineer learned Leadership in Girl Scouts


“As kids we’re not responsible for our environment or the choices our parents make,” Tinesha Ross tells Girl Scouts today when she volunteers. “You can be anything you want to be. If you have the will, determination, and let people … Continue reading

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A family tradition of Girl Scouting


From Girl Scout Alumna Vicki Scott from Aurora My Girl Scout history started with my mom as my Girl Scout Cookie Mom (Lola Hayes) and all the millions of boxes of cookies she stored in the garage. I remember that … Continue reading

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Pueblo community honors Girl Scout volunteer


Pueblo’s City-County Library District recently honored one of Girl Scouts’ outstanding volunteers, Amy Bissell. Amy was one of 24 Pueblo women honored with a 2012 Outstanding Woman Award. Amy Bissell has been a Girl Scout for 41 years! One of her … Continue reading

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Reflecting on my 50 years as a Girl Scout


From Girl Scout Colorado Alumna and Volunteer, Linda Fuller, a 50-year Girl Scout member and co-chair of Colorado’s 100th anniversary committee Sometimes it seems I have always ‘bled green’. I’m sure working as a professional Girl Scout on staff for … Continue reading

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Alumna Blog: Lifelong skills learned through Girl Scout Cookie Program


From Colorado Businesswoman and Girl Scout Alumna Pam Watson Korbel As a business woman, I’ve learned to recall positive emotions from past challenges to achieve new goals. Specifically, whenever faced with a difficult sales proposition, I recall my success as a … Continue reading

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Alumna Blog: Girl Scout license plates kick off 100th anniversary celebration year


By Penny Roberts, Colorado Girl Scout alumna and volunteer leader behind creating the Girl Scout license plate The Girl Scout license plate project began over two years ago, and followed a complicated and circuitous route to completion this last week, when the … Continue reading

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