Palmerton Area Girl Scouts recently celebrated 100 years of Girl Scouts at Jerusalem United Church of Christ in Trachsville. Palmerton is home to 244 registered Girl Scout members, including 165 girls and young women and approximately 80 adult volunteers. It is the 73rd year of Girl Scouting in Palmerton.
ABOVE LEFT: Skye Graver and Paige Shupp paint rocks with camping scenes at the Palmerton Girl Scouts' celebration of 100 years of Scouting. Both girls recently "bridged" from Junior to Cadette Girl Scouts.
ABOVE: Carbon County Commissioner Wayne Nothstein, right, presents Girl Scout leader Larissa Kimmel with a proclamation marking the group's celebration. He noted that Girl Scouts now claims 3.8 million members nationwide. Kimmel is the leader of Troop 3112, Palmerton. She is wearing her old Girl Scout sash from when she was a Senior Girl Scout in Troop 583, Lehighton.
BOTTOM LEFT: Daisy Girl Scouts Riley Cordova, left, and Melanie Bartholomew show off their newly-painted faces.