Today is Founder's Day--Juliette Gordon Low's Birthday!
Born Juliette Magill Kinzie Gordon on October
31, 1860, in Savannah, Georgia, “Daisy,” as she was affectionately
known, descended from a long line of strong and independent women.
Juliette was a sensitive, curious, and adventurous girl known for
her sense of humor, compassion, and concern for others. She was
interested in athletics, the arts, animals, and nature—attributes that
would one day become central to the Girl Scout Movement.
Tradition holds that Juliette Gordon Low made a habit of standing on her
head and doing a cartwheel each year on her birthday. “Daisy” wanted to
prove she could still keep up with the Girl Scouts. This tradition fits
Juliette Gordon Low’s life-long love for athletics and her youthful
Here's to you Juliette Gordon Low!