“I’ve got something for the girls of Savannah, and all America, and all the world, and we’re going to start it tonight!” –Juliette Gordon Low, Founder, Girl Scouts of the USA
On March 12th, 1912 in Savannah, Georgia, Juliette Gordon Low called together 18 girls to the first Girl Scout troop meeting. She believed in the power of girl leadership before women could even vote in the United States.
In honor of Low’s vision, which has now reached 3.2 million members and 50 million alumnae, Girl Scouts celebrated their 100th birthday in March.
In Billings, more than 800 Girl Scouts, volunteers, alumna, delegates, and supporters joined together the last weekend of March to celebrate 100 years of Girl Scouting. Centennial celebrants traveled from as far as Cheyenne and Kalispell to celebrate this historic birthday.
Girl Scouts of Montana and Wyoming’s Centennial Celebration was a celebration of sisterhood and the organization’s success across the years and included fundraising, birthday cake, PJs, a special panel of inspirational women, a Juliette Gordon Low actress, and so much more!
Check out photos from the event at www.gsmw.photoshelter.com, and see if you can spot your Girl Scout friends or yourself! This new photo site allows users to order prints for keepsakes. Just create an account and order your favorites!