Girl Scouts set to “rock out”
World’s Fair Park
Knoxville, Tenn. – (April 13,2012) – On Saturday, April 28, hundreds of Girl Scouts fromthe Southern Appalachians region are expected to “rock out” World’s Fair Park when they attend the Girl Scouts 100th Anniversary Knoxville Sing-Along. The event, produced by Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians (GSCSA), is scheduled to take place on April 28 from noon to 4 p.m.
The event is opento the public, regardless of any current or past involvement with Girl Scouts. Allmembers of the community are welcome to come join in a day full offamily-friendly fun for all ages.
So, what’s a Sing-Along? It’s a casual gathering for group singing; and it’s afavorite pastime of Girl Scouts everywhere. In fact, since the Girl Scoutmovement was founded by Juliette Gordon Low in 1912, girls have used singing tocelebrate friendship and their commitment to girls’ leadership.
This particular Sing-Along will feature Girl Scout “Songstress” Melinda Caroll, a composer, producer, performer, recording artist and lifetimeGirl Scouts member. She has been the inspirational creative force behind musicfor Girl Scouts since 1989.
The Sing-Alongwill feature songs that anyone who sang campfire songs as a child willremember. In addition to music, the event will include inflatables, facepainting, games, magic, crafts and concessions.
“We celebrated the Girl Scoutsorganization’s 100th anniversary on March 12, and we haveseveral events planned over the next few months to keep the excitement high,”said Booth Kammann, CEO of GSCSA. “A Sing-Along is a perfect way for our girls to celebrate entering the next century of Girl Scouting.”
Pre-registration is requested and is available online at http://www.girlscoutcsa.org/events/225.Tickets for the event are $10 per person through pre-registration and $15 at the gate. Children ages four and under will be admitted free.
Visit www.GirlScoutcsa.orgto learn more about this event and the 100th Anniversary of GirlScouting.
About Girl Scout Council of theSouthern Appalachians:
The Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians serves nearly 20,000 girl and adult members stretching from North Georgia to Southwest Virginia. Service centers are located in Chattanooga,Knoxville and Johnson City. The organization’smission is to build girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. The council offers financial assistance to ensure thatevery girl who wants to be a Girl Scout has the opportunity to join this vibrant organization.