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The Penny Project is Coming to Brookshire
Teaching Girls about Money: Earning it, Spending it, Saving it and Sharing it

Brookshire, TX (July 21, 2008) – Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council has teamed with Brookshire Boys and Girls Club to teach girls how to make financially sound decisions. The sessions are open to girls in the community although they may not be members of either organization – all girls are encouraged to attend.

  • WHAT: The Penny Project
    2nd - 5th grade girls
  • WHERE: Brookshire Boys and Girls Club
    4010 4th Street
    Brookshire, TX 77423
  • WHEN: Thursdays, Aug. 7, Aug. 14, and Aug. 21
    1:30 - 3 p.m.
  • Cost: FREE (membership not required)

***Pre-Registration is required to ensure adequate materials***
***Call Kathy Denton at 713-292-0293 or e-mail to register***

Through Girl Scouting, girls can explore education and career options in science, technology, engineering, math and financial literacy. Girls Scouting aims to build and reinforce girls’ interest in these fields as they reach critical decision-making stages in their lives to become successful. These workshops have been made possible through partial funding by Wallis State Bank.

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. For more information call 1-800-392-4340 or visit

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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