October 2018 Our Promise

October 2018 OUR PROMISE The Future is G. I. R. L. (for all girls, everywhere) Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri is well into our centennial celebration, marking 100 years of building girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place. Inside this issue of Our Promise , you will find stories of G. I. R. L. s ( Go-getters , Innovators , Risk-takers , Leaders ) TM empowering themselves through leadership opportunities they’re experiencing as Girl Scouts. This year we are laying the foundation for a second century of Girl Scouting by launching our new strategic plan that is aptly titled: The Future is G. I. R. L. The plan is our road map to serving girls in the City of St. Louis and our 28 surrounding counties. But above all, its goal is to ensure all girls have the opportunity to be a Girl Scout. We are proud of the plan we have set in motion. Please take a moment to view it at girlscoutsem.org/strategicalignment. Thank you for your support of and passion for Girl Scouting! Girls are changing the world—let’s continue the great work of lifting up our future leaders: today’s Girl Scouts. Yours in Girl Scouting, Bonnie Barczykowski CEO, Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri