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Free Parenting Workshops Foster Brighter Future for Girls

The Future Begins Today with Girl Scouts

HOUSTON (June 19, 2008) – Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council has teamed up with YMCA of Greater Houston and LearnToParent.org to offer free workshops and activities for the entire family on a variety of topics, including financial literacy (managing money effectively), literacy, developmental assets and developing healthy relationships. The workshops will be offered at select YMCAs from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturdays, from June 14 to July 19. No workshop will take place July 5.

WHAT: Girl Scouts and Community Partners Offer Developmental Workshops and creative Activities for all family members. Workshops are open to all membership is not required.

WHEN: Saturdays, June 14 – July 19 (No meeting on July 5) 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

WHERE:

  • YMCA-Cossaboom, 7903 S. Loop East, Houston, 77012, 713-643-4396
  • YMCA-San Jacinto, 1716 Jasmine, Pasadena, 77503, 713-473-9441
  • YMCA-MD Anderson, 705 Cavalcade, Houston, 77009, 713-697-0648
  • YMCA-Westland, 10402 Fondren Rd., Houston, 77096, 713-771-8333
  • YMCA-WD Ley, 15055 Wallisville Rd., Houston, 77049, 281-458-7777

****All Workshops are FREE****

****Membership is NOT Required to Attend****

It is a well-known fact that children thrive in loving family and community. Therefore, these workshops include all family members and are of no cost to the family. Additionally, children under age five will have special activities and games to keep their interest.

Girl Scouts of the USA is the world's preeminent organization for girls, with a membership of more than 3.5 million girls and adults. Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. Chartered by GSUSA to provide Girl Scouting locally, Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council is one of the largest Girl Scout councils in the country serving more than 64,000 girl members and 18,000 adults in 26 southeast Texas counties.

GSSJC Pluralism Statement
Embracing and promoting pluralism is an integral part of every activity and plan of Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council, not disconnected or separate projects. Only individuals willing to accept and be educated about the basic tenet that Girl Scouting is for all girls may serve in volunteer leadership or staff positions.

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