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October 2013

Mags&Munchies 2013

Girl Scouts from Nassau County's Mags&Munchies 2013

The 2013 Mags&Munchies Fall Product Sale starts today! How are you going to earn those patches?



How to Earn the 2013 Mags&Munchies Patches

Does your vest need something extra to sweeten it up? Try earning the interlocking patches from this year’s Mags&Munchies program. You will “bee” the envy of your troop! Set your goal and get buzzing!

Be Your Best You! Patch - Sell 3 Magazine Subscriptions
2013-2014 Year Patch - Complete Step 2 Booklet with 10 Addresses
Grow! Patch - Sell 10 Nut/Snack Items
Magazine Super Seller Patch - Sell 10 Magazine Subscriptions
Super Seller Patch - Sell 20 Nut/Snack Items
Goal Achiever Patch - Sell 50 Nut/Snack Items
100 Club Patch - Sell 100 Nut/Snack Items OR 100 Magazine subscriptions OR 100 Combined
Share Patch - For 2 or more $5.00 donations for Project Thank you or Operation Stop Hunger
Booth Sale Patch - Sell 1 or more Nut/Snack items at a Booth Sale.
Online Patch - Register at or visit and click the "Online" link. Send 12+ Emails

**Please note, "How to Earn the 2013 Mags&Munchies Patches" applies only to the Girl Scouts of Nassau County Mags&Munchies Program 2013.


View "How to Earn the 2013 Mags&Munchies" flyer>>





It’s your Business! Run it with your own Magazine Business Cards!

When your Troop Mags&Munchies Manager hands out the girl packets, you’ll find your very own business cards inside. With adult supervision, go to to easily set up your store’s home page and message, then write the assigned online ID on the card. Use your people skills to distribute the cards while encouraging friends and family to subscribe to magazines in support of your goals and your Troop’s activities.



Access additional business cards and information on sending emails to bring people to your online store>>






Girls Go the Distance Walkathon

Girl Scouts from Nassau County's Girls Go the Distance Walkathon and Activity Fair 2014

Get Ready for the 2014 Girls Go the Distance Walkathon and Activity Fair!

Girls Go the Distance 2014 Patch Design Contest

Show your creativity by entering the 2014 Girls Go the Distance Walkathon Patch Design Contest. Registered Girl Scouts are invited to submit an original patch design no larger than a 3-inch circle. Entries must be submitted by December 6, 2013.


View the 2014 Patch Contest Flyer for complete contest details>>



Save the Date

Girls Go the Distance Walkathon and Activity Fair
DATE: Sunday, April 27, 2014
PLACE: Old Bethpage Village Restoration, Old Bethpage, NY

For additional information, contact Antoinette Agosta at or 516.741.2550 ext. 216.





8 Ways to Rock Your Own World


MOTIV8 presents 8 Ways to Rock Your Own World!

Join award-winning songwriter and empowerment speaker Sheira Brayer for this event which combines humor and music to learn how to reduce stress and improve relationships with your mother or daughter. This event will take place on Sunday, October 20th from 11:00am-2:00pm at the Long Island Sheraton in Hauppauge. It is for pre-teen and teenage girls (Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors), and a parent or guardian. To register, call Sheira Brayer at 516.965.0487 or go to Girl Scouts receive a 37% discount. When registering, enter promo code "GSNC."






Upcoming Community Service!



The Veterans History Project

Congressman Steve Israel, Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone invite you to take part in the Veterans History Project. The Veterans History Project was established by the Library of Congress to collect and preserve personal stories and other documents from American war veterans. This project plays an active role in documenting our history by bringing together members of the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts from across Long Island with Long Island’s war heroes through facilitating interviews that will be recorded.

There are three parts of the project that we ask for your participation in:


A training from the NY Historical Society
October 12, 2013 at the Hicksville Public Library’s Computer and Resource Center
PLACE: 101 Jerusalem Avenue, Hicksville
TIME: 1:30pm-3:30pm

A 30-minute interview session with a veteran
November 2, 2013 at the Huntington Station VFW Post #1469
PLACE: 210 West Pulaski Road, Huntington Station
TIME: 10:00am-3:00pm

A film screening of the interviews that will be submitted to the Library of Congress
November 9, 2013



Participation is RSVP only and limited to Girl Scouts in the Nassau portion of the 3rd Congressional District. Please contact Harrison Feuer at 516.505.1448, 631.777.7391 or






AMVETS Post 88 Flag Retirement Ceremony

AMVETS Post 88 in Massapequa invites Girl Scouts to attend their Flag retirement on Saturday October 5, 2013 beginning at 10:00am at Tobay Beach (on the bay side). If your Troop has any old flags that you would like included in the Flag retirement ceremony, please contact Robert Lane, 2nd Vice Commander of AMVETS Post 88 at 631.782.0341.





Senator Fuschillo's Cell Phones for Soldiers


Please help Senator Fuschillo help those who serve our country by participating in his cell phones for soldiers program. It’s easy to participate! Simply drive up, drop off any of your old, unwanted cell phones, and drive away. All donated cell phones will help purchase pre-paid calling cards for U.S. troops stationed overseas to call home.



DATE: Saturday, October 12, 2013
TIME: 9:00am – 12:00pm
PLACE: Seaford Train Station Parking Lot (Northwest corner of Jackson Avenue & Sunrise Highway)


For more information, please call Senator Fuschillo’s office at 516.882.0630 or visit




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Daisy Day at the Cradle of Aviation

Daisy Day

Daisy Girl Scouts and their families are invited to participate in a self-guided museum quest and “Daisy Hunt.” There’s even a thrilling ride as the pilot of the F-11 Grumman Tiger on our X-Ride!


DATE: October 26, 2013

TIME: 9:00am - 11:00am


Contact Marie Ilardi, Scout Coordinator by email at or by phone at 516.572.4062

Complete Daisy Day Information>>

Daisy Day Flyer>>






Love Your Heart Program for Girl Scouts

Love Your Heart

The North Shore-LIJ Health system and the American Heart Association have joined together to teach girls about heart healthy living. This fun and interactive class is taught by Registered Nurses specializing in cardiology, and explains the basic anatomy and function of the heart. A special emphasis will be placed on healthy practices, including exercise activities, healthy food choices and not smoking. Each girl will leave the class feeling empowered to take charge of her heart health.


DATE: October 22, 2013


TIME: 5:30-7:00pm



QUESTIONS or to REGISTER: Contact Janet Hyland by phone at 718.470.3533 or by email at


Complete Love Your Heart Information>>







Discounted Show Tickets for Girl Scouts

Discounted Show Tickets for Girl Scouts

The Tilles Center for the Performing Arts-LIU Post is offering Girl Scouts special ticket pricing for some of their upcoming shows. Girl Scout rate tickets may be purchased by Troop Leaders only, through the Group Sales Department at 516.299.3100.

View Tilles Center flyer>>

Full list of performances>>






Girl Scouts of Nassau County's (GSNC) Girl Scout Shop

Girl Scout Shop


Limited Time Offer!!
Every Girl Deserves a Guide!

TODAY through October 31, 2013, GSNC is offering 25% off the retail price for all Girl's Guides to Girl Scouting.
Original Price: $22.50
Discounted Price: $16.87

Adults Need a Guide Too!

The 25% discount also applies to the Adult Guide Journey Books Sets!
Original Price: $15.00
Discounted Price: $11.25

This offer can be used when completing your Girl Scout Starter Kit or Volunteer Resource Kit. Offer is only valid through October 31, 2013.

For questions, contact the GSNC Shop at 516.741.2550 ext. 202