Monday, November 12, 2012
Baby food, schools supplies, diapers and blankets are among the items needed.
The Wayne Girl Scouts are collecting donations of various items to donate to Hurricane Sandy victims. The Scouts are asking for the following items: All items can be delivered to 167 Webster Drive. Residents with questions should contact Allison Peckham at 973-686-1175 or via e-mail at email@example.com. — Have a question or news tip? Contact editor Daniel Hubbard at Daniel.Hubbard@patch.com or find us on Facebook and Twitter. For news straight to your inbox, sign up for our daily newsletter.
Monday, June 4, 2012
Jackie Cohen's 5-kilometer run raised money for Passaic County Special Olympics team. Cohen created community service project for her Girl Scout Gold Award.
Dozens of people donated money to the Special Olympics by particiipating in a 5-kilometer run Sunday. Jackie Cohen organized, publicized, and ran the event as part of her Girl Scout Gold Award community service project. Cohen will give the funds raised by registration fees to purchase equipment and uniforms for the Passaic County Special Olympics team. Cohen said the idea for the event came to her out of her work with special needs kids at Wayne Hills High School. “I enjoy spending time with them. They’re such great people,” Cohen previously said. “There needs to be more information out there about the Special Olympics. I didn’t even know much about it until I started my research for this project.” It is unknown how much money was donated…
Thursday, February 2, 2012
Mayor Vergano: "Thank you for setting a standard of excellence to which all Girl Scouts should aspire."
Eleven Girl Scouts from Troop 163 were honored at the council meeting Thursday for earning their Silver Awards. The Silver Award is the highest award a Girl Scout cadet can earn. Projects must center around the community the girls live in and what they can do to increase awareness about a particular issue. The girls each received a certificate from Mayor Chris Vergano. "Thank you for setting a standard of excellence to which all Girl Scouts should aspire," Vergano said. The girls honored were: Kathleen Hopkins, Alyssa Greco, Alissa Paulison, Rose Weiss, Paige LoBue, Gabrielle DelPalma, Vanessa Stanfield, Amanda Sherin, Melanie Grogan, Christie Schweighardt, and Alyson Vergano.