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July 2nd, 2015

In the Summer, We Read

My whole life has centered on reading. To this day I can close my eyes and picture Mrs. Bex. She was one of the most influential teachers I ever had and taught me the divine skill of loving to read. I crave picking up a good book and reading it – anywhere! Over the weekend […]

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July 2nd, 2015

Featured Volunteer: Charles Schwab

It’s amazing when we have the pleasure of hosting corporate groups to help us complete tasks that not only empowers girls, but has a lasting effect on the agency as a whole. Charles Schwab has gone above and beyond for us. They have completed a variety of projects, including assembling toolkits for our volunteer program […]

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July 2nd, 2015

Featured Supporter: Catherine K. Coggeshall

When lives are touched, there is always a wonderful memory to share. At Girls Inc. we remember Catherine Coggeshall, who passed away last month, as one of our greatest volunteers who has touched the lives of many girls. Catherine was such a dedicated and inspiring volunteer. With every program she led, her passion for our […]

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July 2nd, 2015

Operation SMART: Air Pollution

As the Girls Inc. Summer Outreach otherwise known as Operation SMART comes to a close we wanted to share highlights our June sessions. Summer Outreach 2015 has been yet another huge success for our affiliate. Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis partnered with 20 local summer camps to facilitate 30 STEM related programs for girls ages […]

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July 2nd, 2015

Get the Ice Cream Scoop!

In recognition of National Ice Cream Month, the American Dairy Association is bringing ice cream to downtown Indianapolis for its 26th annual Ice Cream Social. Over 35 local celebrities and Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis volunteers will serve up delicious ice cream sundaes from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, July 10, located on the […]

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July 2nd, 2015

Update: Two Weeks at Summer Day Camp

Two weeks of summer day camp have been filled with fun, learning and interactive activities. There is not one day that goes by where the girls don’t learn something new. We kicked off the first week of camp with STRONG camp. Throughout the week, the girls learned about the female body. The A girls (6-8) […]

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July 2nd, 2015

Touchstone Honoree: Patricia Garrett Rooney

Girls Inc. is pleased to announce Pat Garrett Rooney as our fourth honoree at our 2015 “Make Your Mark” Touchstone Awards. Betsy Bikoff, Dr. Mercy Obeime, and Maria M. Quintana will also be honored this Thursday, July 9 during the awards luncheon. We are also happy to introduce Touchstone Chairwoman Billie K. Dragoo, a 2011 […]

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June 1st, 2015

YWIL: High School Girls Graduate Pilot Program

Last fall, 14 Girls Inc. girls were selected to participate in the pilot program Young Women in Leadership (YWIL). These girls embarked on a journey to celebrate their exemplary leadership qualities and to develop life skills that promote college and career readiness. YWIL was established to emphasize deeper engagement with girls sustained throughout their high school […]

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June 1st, 2015

A Summer of Imagination, Growth, and Discovery for Girls

At Girls Inc., June means the beginning of our annual summer camp, and we can’t wait to get started with this year’s camp. The activities for of each the four weeks of camp are themed based on the key words of our mission: Strong, Smart, Bold, and Inspire. Registration is now closed and camp enrollment […]

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June 1st, 2015

Touchstone Honoree: Maria Quintana

Girls Inc. is pleased to announce Maria M. Quintana as one of the women to be honored at our “Make Your Mark” Touchstone Awards. Pat Garrett Rooney will also be honored during the awards luncheon, and will be profiled in next month’s post. Honoree Betsy Bikoff was announced in the April enewsletter, and Honoree Dr. […]

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