One year ago, Kathy and Rick Ambrose issued a challenge that Girl Scouts of Colorado couldn’t refuse! They pledged to match new or increased Daisy’s Circle donations received (up to $25,000) between June 1, 2017 and May 31, 2018 and we did it, you did it.
Thanks to you we met the full $25,000 goal and more. As a result, Girl Scouts throughout Colorado will have the opportunity to become the G.I.R.L.s (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker,Leader)™ that we know they can be.
Still not a member of Daisy’s Circle? What are you waiting for?Join online at www.gscodaisyscircle.org. Questions? Contact donor relations manager Carol Griffin at firstname.lastname@example.org or (303) 607-4879.
Not sure what to give your daughter, mother, or friend for her birthday? Want to honor a special troop leader or cookie dad? Give them a Daisy’s Circle membership!
Join Daisy’s Circle monthly giving program for a minimum of 12 months in your honoree’s name. The honoree will receive notification of your gift as well as the benefits of being a member including patches, pins, and Daisy’s Circle updates. Join by completing the form here (http://gscodaisyscircle.org/join-give-honor). Questions? Contact donor relations manager Carol Griffin at email@example.com or (303) 607-4879.
This year’s honorees were selected by a committee of their peers led by Selection Chair Tasha Jones, Woman of Distinction ‘15, and chosen based on their contributions to the community, both professionally and personally. They are shining examples of corporate, civic and philanthropic leadership and serve as role models for our female leaders of tomorrow. The Women of Distinction program brings together a group of women dedicated to raising support for Girl Scout leadership programs.
- Janine Davidson, President, Metropolitan State University of Denver
- Ruth Fountain Eide, Community Leader
- Therese Ellery, Senior Program Officer, Aging Program, Rose Community Foundation
- Gretchen Hammer, Medicaid Director, Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing
- Peggy E. Jennings, CPA, Partner, Eide Bailly LLP
- Lisa Zúñiga Ramirez, Principal, Senior Portfolio Manager, Segall Bryant & Hamill
- Meshach Rhoades, Partner, Armstrong Teasdale LLP
- Terri Richardson, MD, Kaiser Permanente Colorado
- Tinesha Ross, Government and Commercial Programs, Manager, System Safety & Quality, United Launch Alliance
- Becky Takeda-Tinker, Ph.D., President & CEO of Colorado State University-Global Campus; and CEO of Beyond Campus Innovations, Inc. an entity of the CSU System Foundation
Girl Scouts of Colorado will welcome the Class of 2018 honorees with a private reception on June 21, 2018 at the Colorado Auto Dealers Association from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The celebration concludes with the Thin Mint Dinner on October 2, 2018 at Denver Marriott Tech Center from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. The event includes Thin Mint Cocktails and dessert made with Thin Mints, three-course meal, and event program. Event co-chairs are Brook Kramer, Senior VP, Senior Regional Fiduciary Manager, Philanthropic Services, Wells Fargo Private Bank, Woman of Distinction ‘16 and Pat Cortez, Senior VP, Community Affairs Manager, Community Relations and CRA Risk Management Department, Wells Fargo Government and Community Relations Group, Woman of Distinction ’04.
For information regarding tickets and sponsorships, visit girlscoutsofcolorado.org/woddenver or contact Heidi Books at 303-607-4833 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This year’s honorees were selected by a committee of their peers led by Selection Chair Sue Conry, Woman of Distinction ‘17, and chosen based on their contributions to the community, both professionally and personally. They are shining examples of corporate, civic, and philanthropic leadership and serve as role models for our female leaders of tomorrow.
- Sister Barbara Aldrich SCL, VP of Mission Integration, St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center
- Jeni Brown, Chief Financial Officer, J.G. Management Systems, Inc.
- LeAnn Zetmeir, Philanthropist and Community Leader
Since 2013, including this year’s honorees, Girl Scouts of Colorado has recognized 18 women on the Western Slope as Women of Distinction. The Women of Distinction program brings together a group of women dedicated to raising funds to support Girl Scout leadership programs.
Girl Scouts of Colorado will publicly honor these inductees on Nov. 8, 2018 at the annual Women of Distinction Breakfast. This year’s event will be held at the Two Rivers Convention Center. The 2018 Event Chair is Stacey Mascarenas, Woman of Distinction ’17.
Event Sponsor: Gold Presenting Sponsor, US Bank.
For information regarding tickets and sponsorships, visit www.girlscoutsofcolorado.org/wodgj or contact Cindi Graves at 970-628-8003 or email@example.com.
As a Girl Scout volunteer or parent, you see the value of Girl Scouting every day. At Girl Scouts of Colorado, we believe that every girl deserves the chance to be a Girl Scout, to have amazing experiences, to do things she wouldn’t otherwise do, and to become the best she can be.
A family’s resources should not be a barrier to a girl’s future success.
Girl Scouts of Colorado awards more than $125,000 annually in Opportunity Grants for families in need. Grants can support membership dues, uniforms and books, costs to attend camp or events, training fees for adult volunteers, and more.
Named after Girl Scout founder Juliette “Daisy” Gordon Low, Daisy’s Circle is Girl Scouts of Colorado’s monthly giving program. Funds raised through Daisy’s Circle are available to families who need a little help so that their girls can fully participate in the Girl Scout Experience.
Whether you are already a Daisy’s Circle member or you become one today, you have the opportunity to double the impact of your support. Thanks to a generous match challenge made by lifetime Girl Scout and GSCO Board member Kathy Ambrose, all new Daisy’s Circle monthly donations or increases to existing monthly donations will be matched, up to $25,000.
This offer ends May 31, 2018 so act now to maximize your support!
Join now or learn more about Daisy’s Circle and how you can help.
Do you know of a Denver business or corporate team who is dedicated to helping women and girls succeed through their volunteerism, mentorship, and philanthropic efforts? Nominate now for the Women of Distinction Corporate Champion Award. Honorees will be announced in May 2018.
The 2018 Corporate Champion will be recognized at the 2018 Women of Distinction Thin Mint Dinner on October 2, 2018 in Denver. The annual Thin Mint Dinner recognizes Women of Distinction and Corporate Champions who serve as models of inspiration to Girl Scouts.
A nominated business should:
• demonstrate dedication to advancing women in their industry
• provide support and encouragement to women and girls in their industry, including a dynamic and inclusive working environment
• have a proven track record of community service/volunteerism to support girls’ and women’s issues
• raise awareness about the remarkable work of talented women in our community
Nominations open through March 23, 2018 at https://gscolorado.formstack.com/forms/untitled_form_64. (to nominate a business, select Denver, and Woman of Distinction Corporate Champion)
Questions? Contact Heidi.Books@gscolorado.org or 303-607-4833.
Meet the newest members of Daisy’s Circle, Girl Scouts of Colorado’s monthly giving program! Girl Scout Daisy Troop 66802 is from Westminster. The girls wanted to join Daisy’s Circle because they were excited to know that they are giving other girls the opportunity to be Girl Scouts and have as much fun as they are having.
When you join Daisy’s Circle, your gift reaches beyond your family and troop and touches the lives of girls who need a little extra support. No one believes in the power of girls more than you, and you have the power to invest in the heart of Girl Scouts and be a sister to every girl.
Join today or learn more: https://gscodaisyscircle.org/
The Pikes Peak Region of Girl Scouts of Colorado will host an open house at its office on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. The office is located at 5353 N. Union Blvd., Suite 101 in Colorado Springs. Anyone is welcome to attend, and while an RSVP is not required, it is appreciated. Please call Debbie Swanson at 719-304-8322, or contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org, to give her your reservation.
The invitation to attend has been sent to community and business leaders in the area, along with donors, alumnae, and volunteers. Guests will sample Girl Scout Cookies and learn how to find cookie booths in their area, so they can purchase cookies. They will also see a demonstration of the online cookie ordering process for those guests who are acquainted with a Girl Scout with whom an order can be placed. Other snacks and beverages will be provided.
Guests will also hear about what the Girl Scouts will be doing in the Pikes Peak Region for 2018. This will include an Outreach Program to enroll girls who come from low-resource areas, the Gold Award, and some potential fundraisers. All are invited to come and learn more about the Girl Scouts of Colorado!
Thanks to donors from across Colorado who chose Girl Scouts of Colorado on Colorado Gives Day and helped us raise nearly $30,000! Missed it? You can still make a gift here.
Year-round, you support our efforts to build girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. TOMORROW (December 5, 2017) you can make your gift go even further. Colorado Gives Day is an annual statewide effort to celebrate and increase philanthropy through online giving. To make giving even easier, schedule your donation TODAY by using this link: https://www.coloradogives.org/GirlScouts/overview
By supporting Girl Scouts of Colorado on Colorado Gives Day, your donation dollars go further than they would on any other day of the year. That’s because the FirstBank Incentive Fund increases all donations made on December 5! Every nonprofit receiving a donation on Colorado Gives Day receives a portion of the incentive fund, which increases the value of every dollar donated.
Schedule your donation NOW or give TOMORROW at https://www.coloradogives.org/GirlScouts/overview. Once you do, share one of these two images on your social media accounts and be sure to tag Girl Scouts of Colorado.