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Girl Scout Day December 9 at Dubois County Museum

Jasper (NNDC) – The 2017 Girl Scout Day is scheduled Saturday, December 9, at the Dubois County Museum, 2704 North Newton Street in Jasper. The special day is open to all Dubois County Girl Scouts.

The program, scheduled from 1 to 3 p.m., features a rededication of the revised Girl Scout exhibit at the museum, a flag ceremony, and a guest speaker. The exhibit now includes a United States flag carried on a combat mission in Iraq. The flag was donated to all Dubois County Girl Scouts and the Dubois County Museum.

The schedule for the day is:

1:00-2:00 p.m. – Museum Tour – Girl Scout Exhibit

2:00-2:30 p.m. – Craft and Snacks

2:30-3:00 p.m. – Flag Ceremony and Guest Speaker

As a service project, those coming to the museum for the program are asked to bring personal hygiene items to be donated to the local military. Some items needed are travel-sized hand sanitizer, shampoo, deodorant, soap, wipes, toothpaste, and similar items.

The museum will have its Festival of Trees event showcasing many Christmas trees and Santa figurines on display. There will also be a “cookie walk” featuring cookies made by museum volunteers and the ladies of Alpha Delta Kappa’s Dubois County chapter Beta Gamma.

Cost is $5 per Girl Scout family, which includes admission to the museum, view of the Girl Scout exhibit, craft, snacks, drinks, and one Rededication patch. Reservation deadline is Wednesday, December 6. RSVP to Kathy Messmer at or 812 630-8479.

The family event hosts are Girl Scout Teen Troop 60 and Girl Scout Cadette Troop 119. No permission slip is required. Activities and crafts will be suitable for all age levels.


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