Monthly Archives: September 2016

Troop Meeting Reminder, Sep 23


The next regularly scheduled troop meeting is today Friday, September 23, 6 – 7:30PM, inshaAllah. PGMA Girl Scouts meet every other Friday. Take a little time to note in your calendar the next troop meetings throughout 2016:

  • Oct 7
  • Oct 21
  • Nov 4
  • Nov 18
  • Dec 2
  • Dec 16


Turn in permission forms for the following:


  • Pay your Girl Scout’s troop dues: $45 for Daisies, $60 for all other levels. Dues pay for badges and pins and help supplement some activities. (Parents pay for fun patches.) For financial assistance contact your daughter’s troop leader.
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Camping Skills Blitz, Oct 8

campingskillsGirl Scout Council of the Nations Capitol trainers will join PGMA Girl Scout Troop leaders and advisors to help prepare us for our first all-troop camping trip. They have designed a program specifically for us to help guide us through basic camping skills the Girl Scout way.

There is a maximum number of girls allowed for each level. Be sure to turn in permission forms by September 30.

What: Camping Skills Blitz
Who: All levels
When: Saturday, October 8, 2016, 10AM – 1:15PM
Where: PGMA
Cost: None
Forms: Camping Skills Blitz Permission Form

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Service Hours Alert: New Americans Expo, Oct 23

newamericansexpologoThe New Americans Expo is a welcoming space created to celebrate the integration of recent waves of immigrants to the United States. It is an initiative of the New Americans Organization in partnership with the private sector, the public sector, local government and the Montgomery County Office of Community Partnerships to help integrate these New Americans into our communities.

At the expo you will find all kinds of services available to immigrants and their families. Government agencies and nonprofits showcasing the services they provide to residents like housing, health, education, and many more. The local businesses and entrepreneurs also come and share with us the products and services they offer to the residents.

The expo is also a forum to voice the topics of interest to our local communities. Every year different local associations are invited to organize panels, workshops, seminars and talks about issues they want to discuss and work together to find solutions.

The expo brings in the talent in the local community from cultures from all over the world to entertain the many visitors. Singers, musicians, dancers, and DJ’s. The expo will make sure all visitors and their families have fun, nice food and snacks.

If you are interested in participating in the New Americans Expo, please contact Sis. Bushra, and let her know whether or not you would like to be included in the color guard.

What: New Americans Expo
Who: Cadettes, Seniors & Ambassadors
When: Sunday, October 23, 2016, Noon – 6PM
Where: Silver Spring Civic Building
1 Veterans Plaza, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Cost: None
Forms: None

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