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Posted: Wednesday, March 08, 2006

Girl Scouts have a birthday

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The Girl Scouts celebrate a birthday this month. Juneau Girl Scouts will participate in Girl Scout Week from March 12 to 18 with special activities.

It has been 94 years since the first Girl Scout troop meeting was held. The organization has evolved from 18 members to some 3 million.

The Tongass Alaska Girl Scout Council serves more than 800 girls in Southeast Alaska. Girl Scouts is open to girls ages 5 to 17. To learn more about Girl Scouting, call the council office at 586-1710 or 800-478-8247.

Garden show comes to Juneau

The Southeast Alaska Gardening Conference and Free Trade Show will be April 27-29 at Centennial Hall.

The show is sponsored by Southeast Alaska Master Gardeners and the University of Alaska Cooperative Extension.

For more information, visit the website at, or call the Cooperative Extension office at 465-8749.

Celebrate Youth Art Month

March is Youth Art Month, and the Juneau School District Elementary Art Program is sponsoring a citywide elementary student art show March 11-12 at the Nugget Mall.

Family-friendly nominations sought

Partnerships for Families and Children seeks businesses and organizations nominations for the 2006 Family Friendly Employer Award.

Nominations must be received by mail by March 15 to Partnerships for Families and Children, 3100 Channel Drive Suite 215, Juneau, 99801, or by fax, 789-1238.

Call 789-1235 or e-mail for more information.

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