Girl Scouts offering informational meetings in Renton

Girl Scouts will present six informational meetings in the Renton and Kent areas in September and October.

  • Friday, August 31, 2012 7:10pm
  • News

Girl Scouts will present six informational meetings in the Renton and Kent areas in September and October.

The meetings are a chance for girls in grades kindergarten through 12 and their parents or guardians to learn about Girl Scouting. Troop leaders will answer questions about scouting, membership, activities and scout leadership.

Information about Girl Scouts is available online at the Girl Scouts of Western Washington website.

Girl Scout troops are divided into six age groups beginning with Daisies, who are the youngest scouts and are who in kindergarten and first grade. Next come Brownies in second and third grades, then Juniors in fourth and fifth grades, Cadettes in sixth through eighth grades, Seniors in ninth and 10th, and finally Ambassadors in 11th and 12th grades.

The meetings are:

• Thursday, Sept. 20, 7-8:30 p.m. at Fairwood Community United Methodist Church, 15255 S.E. Fairwood Blvd., Renton

• Friday, Sept. 21, 4-5:30 Covington Library, 27100 164th Ave. S.E., Covington

• Monday, Sept. 24, 7-8:30 p.m. at Fairwood King County Library, 17009 140th Ave. S.E., Renton

• Friday, Sept. 28, 4-5:30 p.m. Kent Library, 212 Second Ave. N., Kent

• Friday, Sept. 28, 7-8:30 p.m., Lake Desire Community Clubhouse, 18118 172nd Ave. S.E., Renton

• Thursday, Oct. 4, 7-8:30 p.m. at Kent Library, 212 Second Ave. N., Kent

For more information contact Community Troop Development Manager Kristina Droppers at or at 425-614-1126.

Talk to us

Please share your story tips by emailing

To share your opinion for publication, submit a letter through our website Include your name, address and daytime phone number. (We’ll only publish your name and hometown.) Please keep letters to 300 words or less.

More in News

King County and Public Health have turned a former Econo Lodge motel into an emergency isolation/quarantine facility on Central Avenue in Kent. File photo
King County reports 27 coronavirus cases in homeless shelters

County has provided 60 motel vouchers so far for quarantining homeless individuals.

King County’s North Seattle isolation and quarantine site on April 8. The North Seattle/Aurora facility is located at 1132 N 128th St. in Seattle. It features six modular units with a total capacity of 23 people. Corey Morris/staff photo
King County facilities readying for COVID-19 peak

Facilities are located throughout the county to assist patients with varying levels of support.

COVID-19 deaths reach 10 in Kent; 7 in Renton; 5 in Enumclaw

Latest South County results from Public Health—Seattle King County

First WA state prisoner tests positive for COVID-19

The man is the first person in Washington to contract the disease while in a state prison.

Kent man faces murder charge in Renton shooting

Victim shot March 10 in parked car

Sewing up solutions: South King firefighter designs prototype for protective gown shortage

Despite the department’s success with a one-man team, South King Fire is looking for the community’s help to sew gowns for first responders.

Students will not return to classrooms this school year

Monday’s decision applies to all schools — public, private and charter.

Drive-thru COVID-19 virus testing last week in the parking lot near Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett. A study by the University of Washington and UnitedHealth Group, conducted at Everett Clinic locations, found that a less-intrusive form of the coronavirus test would require fewer precautions by health care workers. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
New self-swab COVID-19 test is just as accurate, study finds

The study, under peer review, was led by an Everett Clinic doctor. It could speed up testing nationwide.

Life Care Center (LCC) of Kirkland is facing more than $600,000 in fines for its response to the COVID-19 outbreak in its facility. Samantha Pak/Sound Publishing
Life Care in Kirkland facing more than $600K in fines for COVID-19 response

The facility has until Sept. 16 to pay or address areas of concern or it will be terminated.

Most Read