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Local Park in Honor of Juliette Gordon Low, The Founder of Girl Scouts



Garden City, NY March 21, 2012 – In honor of 100 years of Girl Scouting in the USA, Lynbrook Girl Scout Cadette Troop #2237 along with Lynbrook Mayor William Hendricks, the Board of Trustees of the Town of Lynbrook, and the Girl Scouts of Nassau County, officially named the park located at Huntington Avenue and Windsor Place in Lynbrook as the first Juliette Gordon Low Park on Long Island. The naming and park dedication took place on Sunday, March 11th and included special appearances by the Girl Scouts of Nassau County Ceremonial Unit, Girl Scouts of Nassau County Chorus and other local dignitaries and community leaders.

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 7,000adult 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 Donna Rivera Downey 516 741-2550 at ext. 260, or visit www.gsnc.org.



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