Support the Annual Walkathon to Support Healthy Living
Garden City, NY (January 9, 2013) – The Girl Scouts of Nassau County encourages Long Islanders to join them at the annual “Girls Go the Distance” Walkathon and Activity Fair on April 21st at Old Bethpage Village Restoration. The two-mile walk welcome hundreds of Nassau County Girl Scouts and Troops, Long Islanders, families, friends, community members and local business owners to support awareness of the Girl Scouts of Nassau County’s Healthy Living Initiatives.
“The Walkathon is a wonderful way to encourage healthy living practices among our Girl Scouts, friends, families and community members across Long Island,” said Donna Ceravalo, Executive Director of the Girl Scouts of Nassau County. “We highly encourage residents to walk with a Troop and/or support a girl and her family with a donation.”
Donations will help the Girl Scouts of Nassau County continue to provide programs that support healthy lifestyle choices. Attendees will enjoy the two-mile walk and participate in fun games and activities designed to get girls moving. For more information on how to register or start a team, visit the Girl Scouts of Nassau County website at www.gsnc.org.
Girl Scouts of Nassau County builds girls of courage, confidence and character. Girl Scouting in Nassau County creates an accepting and nurturing environment, which gives girls a chance to build character and develops leadership skills for success in the real world. In partnership with committed adult volunteers, girls develop qualities that will serve them throughout their lives, like strong values, social conscience and conviction about their own potential and self-worth. With almost 21,000 girl and 7,000 adult members, Girl Scouts of Nassau County has become the preeminent organization and leading authority for girls. The organization, now in its 100th year, continues to make the world a better place one girl at a time.
For more information on the Girl Scouts of Nassau County, call Antoinette Agosta at 516-741-2550 ext. 216 or visit www.gsnc.org.
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