August 2, 2012:   Center Grove Service Unit Leader Meeting

                                        

The Center Grove Service Unit meeting was called to order by Victoria Franklin.   

 

THE GIRL SCOUT ORGANIZATION:

 

1: Girl Scouts of the United States of America (GSUSA)-national organization www.girlscouts.org

 

2:  Girl Scouts of Central Indiana (GSCI) -our council-this encompasses service units in the central Indiana area.   Council offices as well as the Showcase Store are on the west side of Indy.   Suite 100, 2611 Waterfront Parkway East Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46214   Phone: 317.924.6800   www.girlscoutsindiana.org

 


3:  Danicia Malone- Central Indiana Council representative-our liaison between the Central Indiana Council and the Center Grove Service Unit    Her e-mail is:    dmalone@girlscoutsindiana.org and her phone number is 924-6829.

 

 

4:   Center Grove Service Unit (CGSU)-this includes all troops from the Center Grove School District.  The website is:   www.centergrovegirlscouts.com

 

The Service Unit team this year: 

 

Victoria Franklin: Chair franklinvictoria@aol.com

Brenda Drake: Co-Chair  drake-brenda@sbcglobal.net

Laura Stafford:  Treasurer   gstroop1062@staffordfamily.name

Julie Mick:  Secretary jajmick@earthlink.net

Jennifer Kolis:  Registrar  jkolis1@att.net

 

 

5:   Community Troop Organizers (a.k.a. School Organizers) or (CTO) -they are responsible for recruiting and placing girls, boys and adults in GS troops in the Center Grove schools.   The CTO’s this year are:

 

    Center Grove High School-Laura Stafford  gstroop1062@staffordfamily.name

    Middle School Central – Victoria Franklin - franklinvictoria@aol.com

    Middle School North – Victoria Franklin - franklinvictoria@aol.com

    Center Grove Elementary School- Kate Mickelkmickel@comcast.net

    Maple Grove Elementary School – Shawn Smith – krisnshawnsmith@aol.com

    North Grove Elementary SchoolDiana Sullivan- diana21053@yahoo.com

    Pleasant Grove Elementary School – Lori Veshia- lveshia@yahoo.com

    Sugar Grove Elementary School –Tracey Wischmeyertraceywischmeyer@hotmail.com

 

 

6:  Troops from all Center Grove Schools

 

 

 

 

SPECIAL PRESENTATION by Troop 1554  Kids for a Kause

This troop is earning their Silver Award.  They are organizing a Family Fun Run/Walk and Carnival on Saturday August 18th from 10 am – 2pm. at Mt. Auburn Church.   There will be face-painting and a bake sale too.  All proceeds benefit Riley Hospital.   The pre-sale cost is $15.  More information will be e-mailed and will be on the website. 

 

SECRETARY’S REPORT by Julie Mick

 August minutes will be reviewed and approved next meeting.   Remember to find the error in the minutes and attend next month’s meeting for a special drawing.

 

TREASURER’S REPORT by Laura Stafford

1.                   CURRENT STATUS as of 8-2-12

          Checking              $5601.19

         

          Wider OP               $1,718.26

          Total                     $7319.45

 

REGISTRAR’S REPORT by Jennifer Kolis

·         All registration paperwork for 2012-2013 is due to me by September 20, 2012. This includes dues summaries and bank deposit receipts for members you have entered on e-council. If you need assistance entering data on e-council, please contact me by September 10, 2012.

·         · After September 30, 2012, all registrations from 2011-2012 will be expired. Girls and adults that have not re-registered should not be participating in troop activities after this date until they re-register.

·         · Troops may register new girls and adults any time during the year. Registration paperwork is due by the 20th of the month to guarantee being activated that month. Any registrations received after that date will be activated the following month. New members may attend 2 meetings before they must register.

·                     Registration packets and extra forms are available. 

·         Any questions regarding registration, please email Jennifer at jkolis1@comcast.net

 

 

SERVICE UNIT NEWS

 

 

1.                   REMINDER TO SIGN IN & CHECK TROOP FOLDERS: 

 

2.                   DAISY DOLLARS:   This is fake money earned for attending service unit meetings to be used at the silent auction during the Leader dinner in the spring.  Fill out and turn into Victoria.

 

3.                   WEBSITE:  Please send info to Denise (robertsghs@aol.com) to be posted on your website which is free. Check it out at:    www.centergrovegirlscouts.com

 

4.   YAHOO GROUP:      Any questions or know someone who needs to be added, please contact Julie Ruminer. Her e-mail address is: juruminer@hotmail.com

 

 

 

EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTSInformation / registration fliers are on CGSU website at www.centergrovegirlscouts.com

 

 

1.                   Troops Needed!   4 Service Unit Events need troops to plan them.   If your troop is interested in any of the following events, please contact Victoria Franklin at franklinvictoria@aol.com

Sup N’Sing-October

Paoli Ski Trip-January

Winter Jam-January

Thinking Day- March

 

 

2.    Membership Kick-off Event:   An event will be planned to recruit new scouts.  It will mirror the event held last year at the White River Library.  More information to follow.

 

 

 

COUNCIL REPORT by Cheryl Curry attending for Danicia Malone

 

·                     Any questions/problems:  924-6829 / dmalone@girlscoutsindiana.org

 

·                     Recruitment events/efforts:   Please E-mail Danicia the time/date/place of any recruiting events held for her Council report.   This will include upcoming “Meet the Teacher Nights” and “Ice Cream Socials”.

 

·                     Program Guides:   Every household with a registered scout should have rec’d a copy of this guide in the mail recently.  Check it out for events, adult training and other info.   

 

·                      Human Interest story needed:  How has Girl Scouts impacted you?

 

 

The service unit meeting was adjourned by Victoria Franklin. 

Next meeting: Sept. 6, 2012

 

Submitted by Julie Mick, CGSU Secretary

 

 

 

 

 

CGSU’S FUTURE EVENTS TO HELP YOU PLAN 2012-2013

Check the www.centergrovegirlscouts.com website for more details and registration information.  Keep watching for updates!

 

AUGUST: 

 

2:  CENTER GROVE SERVICE UNIT MEETING

 

 

 

SEPTEMBER:

6:  CENTER GROVE SERVICE UNIT MEETING

 

         

 OCTOBER:

 

4:  CENTER GROVE SERVICE UNIT MEETING:  Please come to learn about Fall Product Sale (FPS) and other offerings.

 

TBD:  MS / HS Older Girl Movie Night

 

TBD:  Leader 101 for ideas, set up, etc for leaders

 

TBD:   Sup-n-sing,

 

 

NOVEMBER:

 

1:  CENTER GROVE SERVICE UNIT MEETING

 

TBD:  Mother-Daughter Event

 

 

DECEMBER:

 

6:  CENTER GROVE SERVICE UNIT MEETING

 

TBD:  Pancake Breakfast

 

 

JANUARY, 2013:

 

3:  CENTER GROVE SERVICE UNIT MEETING

 

TBD:  Ski Trip to Paoli Peaks.   

TBD:  Cadette – Senior – Ambassador Winter Jam

 

TBD:   Late Jan/early Feb – Council’s Kaleidoscope

 

 

FEBRUARY:

 

7:  CENTER GROVE SERVICE UNIT MEETING

 

TBD:   Father / Daughter Dance

 

 

MARCH:

 

7:  CENTER GROVE SERVICE UNIT MEETING

 

TBD: Powder Puff Derby by Troop 1127

 

TBD:   Thinking Day (start planning / working on in Jan)

 

 

 

APRIL:

 

11:  CENTER GROVE SERVICE UNIT MEETING

 

TBD:  Council’s Scouting for Food Drive

 

TBD:  She & Me Tea

 

 

MAY:

 

2: LEADER DINNER / CASH IN DAISY $$

 

TBD:   Camporee

 

 

JUNE: 

 

TBD:  CENTER GROVE SERVICE UNIT -  Bridging Ceremony

 

TBD:  Council’s Girls of Distinction Banquet