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Girl Scouts of North East Ohio - Setting the Record Straight
From M. Jane Christyson, Chief Executive Officer, Girl Scouts of North East Ohio
There has been much in the news about Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts of late, generating rumors and speculation. Boy Scouts have announced that they are admitting girls which has led to some confusion among families considering Girl Scouts for their daughters. Let me respond to some of these important question with the truth of the matter.
“I heard Girl Scouts is going to admit boys.” No, we are not. Research shows that a girl learns best in an all-girl, girl-led, and girl-friendly environment. Girl Scout programs are designed specifically for girls at all developmental stages.
“Girl Scouts does not offer as many outdoor adventures as Boy Scouts.” Beginning in Kindergarten, Girl Scouts earn badges in outdoor skills, camping, and high adventure. Girl Scouts can attend camp programs at a younger age than Cub Scouts. Girl Scouts of North East Ohio has three camps that offer archery, zip lining, boating, high ropes challenge courses, and much more.
“Girl Scouts highest awards don’t offer any prestigious advantages.” The Girl Scout Gold Award provides access to scholarships, is impressive to colleges and universities, and the military advances Gold Award Girl Scouts a full rank.
If you want the largest and best, girl–led leadership development program for a girl you love, I can tell you without hesitation that is Girl Scouts. Join me in creating the next generation of Go-Getters, Innovators, Risk- takers and Leaders, our G.I.R.L.s!
Judy's Hand sculpture by Tony Tasset
This summer is Cleveland's inaugural FRONT International Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art. The Judy's Hand sculpture by Tony Tasset is located at Toby's Plaza at Case Western Reserve University and will remain as one of FRONT's lasting impacts on the community.
Judy's Hand sculpture
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Wisdom of the Chalkboard
Are you a Foodie?If so, check out a preview of the new ClevelandCooks.com
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ClevelandWomen.Com Book of the Week
The Girl on the Train
The #1 New York Times Bestseller, USA Today Book of the Year, now a major motion picture starring Emily Blunt. The debut psychological thriller that will forever change the way you look at other people's lives.
Intersecting, overlapping, not-quite-what-they-seem lives. Jealousies and betrayals and wounded hearts. A haunting unease that clutches and won’t let go. All this and more helps propel Paula Hawkins’s addictive debut into a new stratum of the psychological thriller genre. At times, I couldn’t help but think: Hitchcockian. From the opening line, the reader knows what they’re in for: “She’s buried beneath a silver birch tree, down towards the old train tracks…” But Hawkins teases out the mystery with a veteran’s finesse. The “girl on the train” is Rachel, who commutes into London and back each day, rolling past the backyard of a happy-looking couple she names Jess and Jason. Then one day Rachel sees “Jess” kissing another man. The day after that, Jess goes missing. The story is told from three character’s not-to-be-trusted perspectives: Rachel, who mourns the loss of her former life with the help of canned gin and tonics; Megan (aka Jess); and Anna, Rachel’s ex-husband’s wife, who happens to be Jess/Megan’s neighbor. Rachel’s voyeuristic yearning for the seemingly idyllic life of Jess and Jason lures her closer and closer to the investigation into Jess/Megan’s disappearance, and closer to a deeper understanding of who she really is. And who she isn’t. This is a book to be devoured. -Neal Thompson
The Girl on the Train: A Novel
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Domestic violence is a pattern of repeated physical, sexual and emotional violence and behaviors that one person in a relationship uses to exercise power and control over the other. Cleveland and Northeast Ohio have many resources for victims of domestic violence.
Main Domestic Violence Page including:
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Special Deals and Shopping for Cleveland Women and GirlsWe now have two great sources for you to find the best online pricing values. One is Cleveland specific and features products about Cleveland and by and for Clevelanders.
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