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Booz Allen Hamilton, Carefirst and Capital One Honored with the Officer's Award
The Officer's Award is the Girl Scout Council of the Nation's Capital highest honor given to an individual and/or organization whose contribution to Girl Scouting has made a significant impact on service to girls in this community.
WASHINGTON- The Girl Scout Council of the Nation's Capital (GSCNC) held its annual President's Circle Dinner at the Four Seasons Hotel on March 12th, the 98th birthday of the Girl Scout movement. The event recognized contributors who have made a gift of $600 or more to SHARE (Share Her Annual Real Expenses) the council's annual giving campaign, and those who have invested $5,000 or more in programs for girls. At the event, Diane Tipton, President of GSCNC, presented the Officer's Award, the council's highest honor given to an individual and/or organization whose contribution to Girl Scouting has made a significant impact on service to girls in this community.
This year's Officers' Award was presented to three impressive corporations whose commitment to Girl Scouting has helped create amazing programs for girls throughout the council. Corporate support is critically important to the Girl Scout Council and funds GSCNC's popular troop resources like patch programs and activity kits. The Officers' Awards were presented to:
The President Circle Dinner is paid for by an anonymous corporate donor. All philanthropic gifts go directly toward Girl Scout programs.
About Girl Scout Council of the Nation's Capital
Girl Scout Council of the Nation's Capital (GSCNC) is a non-profit organization with over 90,800 members, including 63,000 girls in 4,900 troops throughout the District of Columbia, eight counties in Maryland, ten counties in Virginia and seven counties in West Virginia. With the help of more than 27,000 dedicated volunteers, the generosity of corporations and foundations, and our popular Girl Scout cookie program, GSCNC helps girls from kindergarten to 12th grade become leaders through a wide range of fun and educational activities. GSCNC is headquartered in Washington DC, with offices in Frederick and Waldorf, Maryland; Lorton, Leesburg and Manassas, Virginia; and Martinsburg, West Virginia. To get involved, visit our website at http://www.gscnc.org/.
Posted: Mar 16, 2010