Garden City, NY (June 22, 2016) – The Girl Scouts of Nassau County (GSNC) will spend its final week in its longtime facility located at 110 Ring Road, Garden City N.Y., while preparing to undergo extensive renovations. The move, scheduled for the first week of July, will provide the GSNC corporate offices, Cookie Cupboard and Girl Scout Shop with a short-term home in Hicksville, N.Y.
“This transition into our new temporary office in Hicksville would not be possible without the understanding and support we have received from everyone who is part of the Girl Scouts of Nassau County,” stated Donna Ceravolo, Executive Director, Girl Scouts of Nassau County. “We have been in our current headquarters for more than 50 years, and we are so excited for the much-needed renovations that will help us better serve the 23,000 Girl Scouts members.”
The planned renovations will be executed by design firm Danita Otruba Architect of Westbury, N.Y., and are anticipated to be completed summer 2017.
The headquarters will receive much-needed structural updates including a new roof, windows and insulation which will provide overall cost savings on utilities, security and technology system renovations. Additionally, the interior will undergo several cosmetic changes, including updates to the kitchen area, a redesign of the existing Girl Scout Shop, a new Volunteer Resource Center and a showcase for the council’s “Living History” collection of Girl Scout uniforms and treasures from several decades. The changes to the first floor will also add much needed space for meetings and programs.
Troop leaders, Girl Scouts, parents and volunteers can visit the leased property at 325 Duffy Ave, Hicksville N.Y. 11801 beginning mid-July 2016.
We’re the Girl Scouts of Nassau County: We’re 23,000 strong – 23,000 girls and adults who believe every girl from Nassau County can change the world. It began over 100 years ago with one woman, Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low, who believed in the power of every girl. Today, we continue her vision of building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place by helping them discover their inner strength, passion and talents. And with programs in Nassau County, across Long Island and throughout the United States, there’s a chance for every girl to do something amazing. We’re the Girl Scouts. To volunteer, reconnect, donate or join, visit www.gsnc.org or contact Donna Rivera-Downey at 516 741-2550. ###