Community Living

August 29, 2012

Community Briefs

Chickasha area Girl Scouts registration scheduled

Registration for Girl Scouts in the Chickasha area will be held, Thursday, September 6th at the Chickasha Public Library from 5:00pm – 8:00pm.  Girl registration is open to all girls Kindergarten through High School Seniors.  Not all Girl Scout activities are troop based.  Through the new pathway program, girls have the opportunity to experience Girl Scouts in 6 different ways:   troops, event programs, travel, series, camps and virtual programming.  Adult volunteers are needed to help with the traditional troop pathway.

As we are in our 100th year 2012, we are committed to ensuring all girls have the tools they need to face life’s challenges and opportunities. Girl Scouting builds girls of courage confidence and character who make the world a better place.  

For more information about registration or on volunteering at the local troop level, contact Alyson Kopycinski at 320-1551 or email  

For more information on other volunteer opportunities available, visit

Benefit Garage & Bake Sale

Friends of the Grady County Volunteer Firefighters, in conjunction with the Express-Star, we will host a garage sale and bake sale every Friday and Saturday morning in the month of September, 100 percent of all proceeds will go to these fire departments:    

– Sept. 7-8 --  Friend Volunteer Fire Department

– Sept. 14-15 --  Amber and Pocasset Fire Department

– Sept. 21-22 --  Ninnekah Fire Department

– Sept. 28-29 --  Middleberg and Naples

Community schools, churches and groups are urged get involved by donating garage sale items and baked goods.

We also welcome vendors! If you would like to park and sell your own items,  the charge will be $5 per day. Those fees will also be donated to the firefighters.

Water and Gatorade is always needed. The garage sale and bake sale will be held on S. H.  92 next to Friend School, beginning at 8 a.m. For information, contact Mark at (405)320-8797 or  Marlene at (405)224-3063.

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