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Women Legislators Join Troop Pennsylvania in Honor of Girl Scouts' 100th

October 18, 2011, More than 35 women members of the Pennsylvania state legislature came together at the Pennsylvania state capitol in Harrisburg to help Pennsylvania's three Girl Scout councils generate excitement about the upcoming 100th Anniversary of Girl Scouting by becoming honorary members of Troop Pennsylvania.See video of the event.

Senator Pat Vance and Representative Jennifer Mann will serve as the honorary troop leaders.

The partnership between the newly created Troop Pennsylvania and the Girl Scouts will focus on four issues of interest: 1) promoting girls' physical, social and emotional health; 2) increasing girls' involvement in science, technology, engineering and math; 3) girls and leadership; and 4) financial literacy.

First Lady of Pennsylvania Susan Corbett was also in attendance and will serve as the Honorary Chair of the 100th Anniversary of Girl Scouting in Pennsylvania.