Monday, October 6, 2014

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards Opportunity

Know a Girl Scout who has provided significant community service over the last year? Maybe she's been working on her Girl Scout Gold Award? Or maybe the Silver Award? Encourage her to participate in the 2015 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards!

This unique youth recognition program, sponsored by Prudential Financial in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Principals, has recognized more than 100,000 middle and high school students-including thousands of Girl Scouts-at the local, state and national level for outstanding acts of volunteerism over that past 19 years. Top winners receive sizable cash awards, engraved medallions and an all-expense paid trip with a parent or guardian to Washington, DC, for the national awards ceremony in May 2015.

Girl Scouts can apply online at The application portion for certifiers (in this case GSOSW) must be submitted to the Portland Service Center by November 4, 2014. GSOSW staff will then review applications and select one or more honorees to represent our council in the state-level judging. If you have any questions or need a paper version of the application, please call toll-free 877-525-8491.

We’re excited about this opportunity to re-emphasize the importance of volunteering, and to possibly gain statewide or even national recognition for our Girl Scouts. Please help us spread the word!