Troop 199 members Dylan, Grayson, Gabrielle, Katharine, Neha, Claire and Carlie of Riverchase Elementary School and Jackie of Evangel Classical School recently received their Girl Scout Bronze Award for creating a Reading Corner for Jessie’s Place in downtown Birmingham. The girls collected over 500 gently used books from students at Riverchase Elementary School and purchased a rug and some bean bag chairs to brighten up the space. The girls also participated in a babysitting/CPR class at the Red Cross. The girls learned how to perform CPR on infants, children and adults. They also learned how to care for smaller children. Each girl received a CD with information about how to create a business flyer and how to budget monies earned from babysitting.
The Girl Scout Bronze Award is the highest award a Girl Scout Junior can earn. This award recognizes that a Girl Scout Junior
has gained the leadership and planning skills required to follow
through with a project that makes a positive difference in her