Girl Scouts Give Memberships to Newborns

Four baby girls and moms receive gift baskets on Girl Scouts 100th Anniversary.

The paid a visit to recently to present honorary, first-year memberships to all baby girls born on March 12, 2012, the in the United States.

In addition, the proud mothers of these new recruits were treated to gift baskets and congratulations, courtesy of Donna Ceravolo, executive director and CEO of the Girl Scouts of Nassau County and a group of Girl Scouts from various troops across Nassau County who were eager to meet their newest sisters.

A total of 39 baby girls were born on March 12 all across the North Shore-LIJ Health System according to Dr. Stacey Rosen, the vice president of women’s clinical health services. “We could not be more proud to partner with the Girl Scouts of Nassau County on this very special occasion and continue our support of an organization that builds girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place.”

The newest Girl Scouts were introduced to a throng of media by their proud mothers: Xenia Olivos of Floral Park and daughter Angelina; Sarit Barzilay of Queens Village and her daughter, who had not yet been named; Yuhong Chen of Flushing and her daughter, Leticia Michelle Li; and Louise Antoine-John of Mineola and her daughter Calah Rose. During the recent celebration, each baby was sporting a new pink hat bearing the Girl Scout insignia to mark the occasion.

“We welcome these four new girls into our organization with open arms and look forward to when they will be able to physically join us a few years from now,” Ceravolo said. “Girl Scouts of the USA has declared 2012 as the Year of the Girl and we are working hard to ensure that girl leadership reaches parity with that of men by the next generation.”

Girl Scouts of Nassau County has almost 21,000 girl and 7,000 adult members.


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