Friday, November 30, 2012

Castroville Office Closing at 2:00 Today,11/30

Due to heavy rain, flooding and road closures in the Castroville area, the office and shop will close at 2:00 today, 11/30.  Please contact in the Ventura office if you need immediate assistance this afternoon through 4:30. After that time, please dial 800-340-7179 to reach the council's after-hours emergency answering service. A staff member will return your call as soon as possible. Thank you.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

New Council Phone System + Holiday Closure

This week marked the conversion to a new council phone system. The conversion process will continue over the next week. As with any largescale technology project, there are stages, testing and fine-tuning, so thank you for your patience.

When using the new phone system, you will experience a new voice recognition system whereby you can simply say the name of the staff member you wish to speak with, dial that extension, or be routed to a department contact.

For a directory of staff names and extensions, please visit our website CONTACT US page.

Holiday Reminder/Emergency Number:  The council and shops are closed November 21-23 for the Thanksgiving Holiday. If you need urgent support during the holiday closure, please dial the after-hours answering service:  800-340-7179 and the staff member on- call with contact you shortly.

Happy Thanksgiving, and thank you for your support!

Monday, November 12, 2012

Girl Scouts Hurricane Sandy Support Efforts

Eight Girl Scout councils suffered damage from Hurricane Sandy and are working to recover while also supporting their communities. We know how much Girl Scouts young and old want to help, so we urge you to give to the councils that were affected. Learn how troops can help...

Friday, November 9, 2012

Girl Scouts Arnaz Program Center Receives $420,000 Endowment

Girl Scouts of California's Central Coast has announced a bequest of over $420,000 from the Pennington Family Trust to establish an endowment for the maintenance of the Arnaz Program Center.  Read more...

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Girl Scouts + GOT MILK? Photo Contest

GSCCC Girl Scouts! Submit your photo + caption showcasing how Girl Scouts and MILK has helped you become strong, healthy and confident, and you could be one of three Girl Scouts in California featured in a GOT MILK? print campaign and win a $500 U.S. Savings Bond!!  Three finalists from each California council will win a $350 camp/travel scholarship!*
Learn more....