Press Releases

Check our Press Release Library for updates and current information about GSCM.
To follow up on a specific press release, or for more information, contact:

Danita Terry
Director of Communications and Media Relations
410.358 .9711
Girl Scouts of Central Maryland
4806 Seton Drive
Baltimore, MD 21215-3216
Phone: 410.358.9711
Fax: 410.358.9833
Toll Free: 800.492.2521




June 23 – Girl Scouts Celebrate Gold Award’s 100th Anniversary on Capitol Hill

April 7 – Girl Scouts Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Gold Award

March 17 – Girl Scouts Celebrate Local Women Leaders at Annual Event April 21st


December 17 –  Girl Scouts of Central Attain Funds for New Van

November 9 – Girl Scouts’ STEAM Festival Offers Hands-On Experiences with Women Professionals

September 15 – Local Girl Scout Gold Award Recipients Attend White House Champions of Change Event

September 3 – America’s Favorite—Girl Scout Cookies — on Sale Beginning September 11, 2015

July 9 – Girl Scouts CEO Violet M. Apple is 2015 BRAVA! Award Recipient

June 29 – First Lady Host Central Maryland Girl Scouts for First White House Lawn Camp Out

March 26 – Girl Scouts Celebrate Earth Day at the Big Outdoors Event


October 30 – STEM Projects Produce Gold for Two Local Girl Scouts

October 22 – Direct Sales for Girl Scout Cookies Begin October 24 at a Store Near You

October 7 – International Day of the Girl Celebrates Potential and Possibilities for All Girls

September 22 – Girl Scouts begin New Year of Scouting with New Board Chair Lynne Durbin, Esq.

July 28 – GSUSA CEO Anna Maria Chávez to Serve as KeynoteSpeaker at BBJ Enterprising Women Event

April 7 – 2014 Gold Award Banquet

February 25 – Maryland Food Bank, Partners Kick Off Spring Forward Food Drive

February 24 – Meet New CEO Violet Apple

January 13 – Still time for Girl Scout Cookies


November 8 – Girl Scout Cookie Booths in central Maryland

October 7 – One Thousand Baltimore Girls to Receive Free Girl Scout Memberships

August 22 – Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for IKEA’s Life Improvement Project at Camp Whippoorwill

August 2 – Girl Scouts’ CEO, Traci Barnett, Named Most Admired CEO by The Daily Record

July 1 – Girl Scouts Celebrates Two SmartCEO BRAVA! Award Recipients

February 4 – Patricia McHugh Lambert Among Girl Scouts’ 2013 Distinguished Honorees

February 4 – Maria Harris Tildon Among Girl Scouts’ 2013 Distinguished Honorees

February 4 – Karen Barbour Among Girl Scouts’ 2013 Distinguished Honorees

February 4 – Dr. Winifred J. Booker Among Girl Scouts’ 2013 Distinguished Women Honorees

February 4 – Cecil K. Perich Among Girl Scouts’ 2013 Distinguished Women Honorees

January 30 – Five Exemplary Business Women Make a Difference in Girls’ Lives as Mentors


October 25 – Beyond Bars Troop Banner Exhibit

October 19 – Cookie Booths Open for Business

September 26 – Buy Cookies from a Girl Scout Today, See What She Accomplishes Tomorrow

September 12 – It’s Girl Scout Cookie Time in Central Maryland—Cookies on sale September 14th

August 31- Carroll County Kicks off New Girl Scout Year with Big Celebration on September 22

July 30 – GSCM Board Chair Sheela Murthy Named Most Admired CEO

July 30 – Roberta Dorsch Writes Girl Scouts of Central Maryland Book

July 23 – GSCM Vice President of Advancement Named 2012 Spirited Woman

July 6 – Girl Scout Troop Participates in Great Can Roundup

June 21 – Girl Scouts Ready to Celebrate 100th at Camden Yards

May 29 – Girl Scouts Grand Slam Just Four Weeks Away

May 22 – Girl Scouts’ Grand Slam Sure to be a Hit

May 9 – Girl Scouts of Central Maryland Celebrates 100 Years with Pictoral History Book

May 9 – Traci A. Barnett, Girl Scouts’ CEO, Inducted to the Daily Record’s Circle of Excellence

April 2 – Girl Scouts Honor Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake as Distinguished Woman

March 29 – Girl Scouts Plan “Grand Slam” Birthday Bash at Camden Yards

March 14 – GSCM CEO Traci A. Barnett Named to Daily Record’s Circle of Excellence

March 13 – Mikulski, Collins, Hutchinson Announce Senate Passage of Resolution Designating 2012 the ‘Year of the Girl’

March 1 – GSCM Shares STEM Skills at WOW – Women of the World Baltimore

Feb. 22 – Girl Scouts Celebrate 100 Years of Women’s Leadership at Annual Women’s Leadership Forum

Feb. 13 – Girl Scouts of Central Maryland Launch Local Year of the Girl Campaign

Feb. 3 – Local Girl Scouts Participate in Year of the Girl Launch on Capitol Hill

Jan. 13 – Girl Scouts Compete in First Lego League Qualifier


Oct. 24 In Search of Girl Scout Cookies? There’s an App for That
Sept. 29 Salute to Senator Mikulski Jump Starts Maryland Girl Scouts 100th Anniversary Celebration
Sept. 2 GSCM CEO Traci Barnett Named Innovator of the Year
Aug. 31 Girl Scouts Host “Tweet-Up” to Increase Social Media Followers
May 12 GSCM Board Members and Staff Named to Daily Record’s Circle of Excellence and 2011 List of Top 100 Women
April 5 Camp Conowingo Receives Funds to Begin Needed Water Works Repairs
Feb. 8 Two Girl Scout Gold Awardees Receive Prudential Spirit of Community Awards
Feb. 2 First Maryland Women Legislators Girl Scouts Troop Inducted February 10, 2011


Dec. 10 Girl Scouts and Vehicles for Change Team Up to Make a Difference in Families’ Lives
Sept. 21 Northrop Grumman and Girl Scouts of Central Maryland to Collaborate on STEM Education Center in Baltimore
Sept. 1 Girl Scouts Launch New Brand to Help More Girls Gain Benefits of Scouting
April 16 Girl Scouts Donate 73,000 lbs of Food to the Maryland Food Bank
April 5 Professional Accomplishment, Leadership Earn Girl Scouts CEO Top 100 Woman Award
March 26 Girl Scouts Explore Scientific Technologies in Space
March 5 Girl Scouts Host 30th Annual Distinguished Women’s Award Reception
Mentorship with Honorees Gives Girls Inside Look at How Women Executives Do Their Jobs.
Feb. 22 An op-ed written byTraciBarnett, CEO of Girl Scouts of Central Maryland published in Abenue News


Nov. 25 Girl Scouts Receive Good Neighbor Week Award for Volunteer Service
Nov. 12 Girl Scouts of Central Maryland Receives Business 2000 Award
Nov. 2 Cookies, Chefs and Cuisine at Port Discovery November 12
Oct. 23 Girl Scouts Commemorative Coin Act Wins House and Senate Support: Bill Goes to President Obama for Signature
Oct. 21 Malalai Joya – Bravest Woman in Afghanistan Speaks in Baltimore
Oct. 13 Maria T. Johnson Joins the Ranks of Leading Professionals
Oct. 8 First Lady Michelle Obama Becomes National Honorary President of Girl Scouts of the USA
Sept. 1 Girl Scouts Work on Biggest Gold Award Project in History of Scouting
July 21 Girl Scouts Elect Three New Members to Board of Directors
July 15 PAVE Program Comes to Anne Arundel County
June 29 GSCM Board Member Sheela Murthy Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2009 Award Winner in Maryland
Girl Scouts’ Communications Team Wins Two Summit Creative Awards
June 9 Girl Scouts Receive Maryland Chamber Non-Profit Partner Award
April 24 A Smart CEO You Want to Know
April 13 Girls Embrace “New” Leadership Style of Local Women Leaders
Feb. Girl Scouts Nominate Warden for Champion of Courage Award
Girl Scout Programs STEMming Out: Include Haptics and Robotics
Maryland Women’s Heritage Center Forms Partnership with Girl Scouts of Central Maryland
Jan. Girl Scouts Excited About the Presidency, New Confidence and Change
Girl Scouts Honor Women Leaders’ Civic and Business Accomplishments


Dec. GSCM Volunteer Named Local Hero by Bank of America
Nov. Girl Scouts Host the Greenest Tastiest Event of the Year
July Girl Scouts’ Membership Specialist Receives Aetna Medicare “Magic Touch”
Girl Scouts’ Operation U.S. Mint Partnership Defies the Ordinary
May Girl Scout Leaders Among Top 100 Women
Brazilian Delegation of Social Service Advocates Meet with Girl Scouts of Central Maryland
World Thinking Day—Girl Scouts Global Celebration of Sisterhood
Girl Scouts’ Membership Specialist to Receive Award from Bel Air Chapter of Soroptimist International


Girl Scouts of Central Maryland CEO Receives Leadership and Communication Award
Patricia Jessamy Welcomes New Girl Scouts at Investiture Ceremony
Local Girl Scout is Winner in Nickelodeon’s Let’s Just Play Giveaway
GSCM’s “Cookies College” Training Ground for the Next Generation of Women Business Executives
Local Girl Scout is Semi-Finalist on Jeopardy! Teen Tournament
Girl Scouts’ Beyond Bars Program Featured on the Oxygen Network, Sunday, March 25


Girl Scouts Work in Concert with BSO to Support U.S. Troops
Annapolis Mayor Issues Girl Scouts Gift of Caring Proclamation
CitiFinancial Presents Girl Scouts of Central Maryland with $20,000 Grant from Citigroup Foundation
Girl Scouts Partner with SAFER Prevention at Symposium for Educators and Community Leaders
Girl Scouts CEO, Traci A. Barnett, Receives BRAVO! Entrepreneur Award
WJZ’s Maria Broon Brings Dance to Baltimore’s Beyond Bars Program

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