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Girl Scouts Pay Tribute to Distinguished Volunteers

Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana recently honored the outstanding contributions and dedication of adult volunteers who received Girl Scouting’s most prestigious awards and recognitions for their years of service.
Four celebration events held in Lombard, Orland Park, and Niles in Illinois, and Schererville in Indiana, recognized several hundred women and men from 245 communities for the thousands of hours of service they have given to support impactful leadership development opportunities for girls ages 5 – 17 through Girl Scouting.
Jean Ciangi of Huntley, Illinois, was honored for 30 years of service as an adult member of Girl Scouting.
Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana welcomes adults 18 years of age and older, female or male, who are willing to volunteer their time to help mentor girls through the Girl Scout program. Volunteer opportunities exist for event and program facilitators, troop leaders and more. Free orientation and training sessions are available. To get started, send an e-mail to
Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana impacts the lives of nearly 86,000 girls and 23,000 adult members in 245 communities in six Illinois counties (Cook, DuPage, Grundy, Kankakee, Lake, and Will) and four Indiana counties (Jasper, Lake, Newton, and Porter). Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place. For more information, visit

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