Category Archives: CEO Corner

Girl Scouts of Colorado to sell Magic Sky Ranch and dedicate resources to outdoor programs


To focus its efforts on delivering a high quality outdoor leadership experience for all girls, Girl Scouts of Colorado’s Board of Directors has decided to put Magic Sky Ranch up for sale. The board is optimistic about the opportunities this … Continue reading

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Sale of Denver building bolsters financial strength for Girl Scouts


Girl Scouts of Colorado closed on the sale of their Denver office at 400 S. Broadway last week, further solidifying a renewed financial strength, with proceeds being invested to support the future of our leadership experience for girls. The property sale is … Continue reading

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Resident camp to return to Sky High in 2015


Girl Scouts of Colorado has listened to our members, and after reviewing the findings of the Outdoor Property Evaluation Task Force, our executive leadership has decided to move our resident camp program from Magic Sky Ranch to Sky High Ranch … Continue reading

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Simply a smart move for Girl Scouts of Colorado


At Girl Scouts of Colorado, we are modeling savvy business leadership for our girls. Our corporate office provided more space than we needed and was in dismal shape, so we commissioned a subcommittee of the GSCO Board of Directors to … Continue reading

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Digital edition of 2013 Annual Report now available


We’re celebrating a year of transformations within the organization and within girls and society. We’re happy to report the Girl Scouts of Colorado organization is on solid financial ground and focused on our mission of building girls of courage, confidence … Continue reading

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Colorado Girl Scouts celebrate 102 years and a business transformation


As Girl Scouts nationally celebrate the 102nd anniversary of Girl Scouting, Girl Scouts of Colorado is marking a transformation in its business model that has brought the organization back in the black. It has been a year of transition for Girl Scouts … Continue reading

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Kiwa Korral declared a “total loss” by insurance company


I am sharing the latest update on Kiwa Korral, our GSCO property near Lyons, with our membership and supporters. Our insurance adjustor’s report has declared all three structures on the property a “total loss” and denied our claim for coverage … Continue reading

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Permanent fixes to roads damaged by floods years away


We’re continuing to monitor the progress on repair to roads near Lyons and the Girl Scouts of Colorado property Kiwa Korral. Recently, a Girl Scouts of Colorado volunteer visited the Lyons area and Kiwa Korral with her daughter who is … Continue reading

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Colorado Springs Service Center under contract


As we have communicated in recent months, one way Girl Scouts of Colorado is becoming more efficient on a smaller budget is to focus our resources on people instead of property. We have good news to share — we have … Continue reading

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Article highlights changing course of river after floods


I found this article in the Denver Post this weekend very interesting. It spells out the power of nature and highlights the challenges we all face in long-term flood recovery as we all ask “who determines the post-flood channel of … Continue reading

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