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July 31st, 2013

Rocking Out: Girls and Geology

Girls Inc.

I walked into my first summer outreach program of the year and told the girls, in my best cheerleader voice, “Today we will be learning all about rocks!” The amount of whining and groans I got from my audience of girls ages 9 to 11 was enough to make someone run straight out of the […]

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July 30th, 2013

Indianapolis Women Honored for Daring to Dream at 2013 Touchstone Awards

Girls Inc.

“Before my first summer with Girls Inc., I felt like I was defined by other people’s opinion of me,” said Kaylyn Hicks, 16, at the 2013 Touchstone Awards. “I learned that I do not need to meet anyone’s expectations but my own. Although I value others’ opinions, I know in the end it’s all about […]

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July 30th, 2013

Girls Inc. Remembers Nancy Clifton-Cripe

Girls Inc.

Girls Inc. lost a beloved member of the organization with the passing of Nancy Clifton-Cripe on July 19, 2013.  Nancy gave years of service to Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis, serving on the Board of Directors since 2010 in roles that included Chair of the Governance Committee, member of the Executive Committee, and member of […]

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July 30th, 2013

Girls Dig In to Geology

Girls Inc.

Operation SMART® gets girls engaged in learning Girls around Greater Indianapolis got a brain-power boost this summer participating in Girls Inc. Operation SMART®.  This year’s “Digging for Rocks” geology program taught girls at 30 partner sites how to identify the characteristics of various rocks, and, more importantly, how fun science can be. In this hands-on […]

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July 30th, 2013

Meet Girls Inc. Volunteer ReKisha Townsel

Girls Inc.

ReKisha Townsel: Work It Out Program Facilitator It is with great pleasure that we recognize ReKisha Townsel as our featured volunteer of the month.  Since joining our volunteer team over a year ago, ReKisha’s enthusiasm for the Girls Inc. mission has left many of the girls in her programs asking her how they can be […]

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