Author Archives: Amanda Kalina, Director of Public Relations, Girl Scouts of Colorado (for 10 years until 5/23/14)

About Amanda Kalina, Director of Public Relations, Girl Scouts of Colorado (for 10 years until 5/23/14)

A lifelong Girl Scout who is proud to be helping the next generation become leaders of courage, confidence and character!

National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend 2014 Activities


Girl Scouts of the USA has set Feb. 7 and 8 as National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend across the country. Like last year, this will be an opportunity for Girl Scouts to join together and talk about the lifelong business … Continue reading

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Drawing on the strength of Girl Scouting


Camping. Selling cookies. Helping the community. Building lifelong friends. Learning compassion and respect for others. Never giving up. This is how Colorado Springs Girl Scout Katarina Lucardie, 11, from Troop 4043 describes her Girl Scout experience. Katarina joined Girl Scouts four years … Continue reading

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Girl Scouts make a global difference


View more photos from the event On Saturday, Nov. 16, more than 300 Colorado Girl Scouts gathered at Children’s Hospital Colorado in Aurora to assemble medical kits for families in need in Guatemala. Girl Scouts of Colorado partnered with Project … Continue reading

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Girl Scouts honor Highest Awards recipients on the Western Slope


View more photos from the event On Friday, Nov. 8th, Allen Unique Autos graciously hosted the Western Slope Girl Scouts Highest Awards Ceremony. This event celebrated girls receiving one of Girl Scouts’ Highest Awards, or the Bronze, Silver or Gold … Continue reading

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Honoring a “truly awesome” Colorado Girl Scout volunteer


On Saturday, Oct. 12th, the Denver Elks Lodge #17 honored one of my favorite Denver metro area Girl Scout volunteers, Leslee Randolph, with the Citizen of the Year Award. Leslee is one of the first volunteers I met when I started … Continue reading

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Now is the time to stand up for Girl Scouts, Women of Distinction 2013 Denver


View more photos (Photos by Jesse Myers, Girl Scout volunteer) Girl Scouts of Colorado was honored to have Anna Maria Chávez, Girl Scouts of the USA’s CEO, as our keynote speaker at the 2013 Thin Mint Dinner on Thursday evening, Oct. … Continue reading

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Sending Girl Scout love to flooding victims


Girl Scouts of Colorado was recently contacted by a Girl Scout troop in Arizona who wanted to send some kind notes they had put together for Girl Scout families who were victims of the flooding that hit Colorado in September, 2013. Today … Continue reading

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Girl Scouts announces first Grand Junction Women of Distinction


Girl Scouts of Colorado is announcing the 2013 inductees into the esteemed Women of Distinction program in Grand Junction at a breakfast on Oct. 15 at the Western Colorado Center for the Arts. This year’s three Grand Junction honorees were … Continue reading

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We love adults who help tell the Girl Scout story!


Girl Scouts across the state are always out doing something great! So much so that it is always hard to be in every single place sharing how Girl Scouts are building their skills to be the leaders of tomorrow. But that’s … Continue reading

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Help a girl shine as a Girl Scout volunteer


It starts with one day, one meeting and one role model that shows girls they can accomplish more than they ever imagined. It starts with volunteering for Girl Scouts. Imagine the difference you will make. Hear from Colorado volunteers in … Continue reading

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