Girl Scouts of Central Illinois holds special events throughout the year in our 38 county jurisdiction to help raise additional funds to support our mission to build girls of courage, confidence, and character. We hope you will be able to join us for an upcoming event in your area. Our events will give you an opportunity to network with other friends of Girl Scouting in your area while supporting the council’s mission.
Check our website frequently for updates and details regarding Girl Scout special events in your community.
VIP Shopping Day at Enchanted Florist & Boutique
Please join us for the VIP Shopping Day at Enchanted Florist & Boutique on Thursday, December 12, 2013 from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. You may shop throughout the day on Thursday as all proceeds will be donated to the Girl Scouts of Central Illinois.
Do your holiday shopping with Enchanted Florist & Boutique featuring creative holiday decor. Specialty brands include Kringle Candles, Michel Design Works, Karen Didion Originals, and Lynn Haney.
Thursday, December 12, 2013
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Enchanted Florist & Boutique
5001 W. American Prairie Drive, Peoria
Desserts First - Peoria - February 27, 2014
Girl Scouts of Central Illinois, along with title sponsor CEFCU, are excited to host Desserts First. Join us for a competitive, culinary fundraising event where guests will sample elaborate desserts created by chefs from the Peoria area who turn a fabulous Girl Scout cookie into a delectable dessert.
Peoria’s newest event will also feature heavy hors d'oeuvres, a prize wall, raffles, entertainment, and more! Funds raised through Desserts First will benefit the over 5,000 Girl Scouts in the Peoria area by providing them the Girl Scout Leadership Experience.
By supporting this event, you will help Girl Scouts make a real difference in the lives of girls in your community. As a “tried and true” organization, Girl Scouts offers contemporary, relevant programs in numerous areas from financial management and career exploration to anti-bullying and arts and science. (And, yes, we still go camping!)
Participating restaurants include:
Barracks Cater Inn – Chef Don Freeman returning to defend his Judge’s choice title
Creve Coeur Club – Chef Tony Egan returning to defend his People’s choice title
Thursday, February 27, 2014
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Embassy Suites in East Peoria
For sponsorship or ticket information, please contact Ashley Taylor at 309-282-0809.
Women of Distinction - April 23, 2014
Girl Scouts of Central Illinois proudly announces that we are accepting nominations for our 23rd Women of Distinction award celebration, honoring outstanding female leaders residing in Champaign, Ford, Iroquois, and Vermillion counties. We need your help to mark this occasion by spotlighting the remarkable and dedicated women that work to make our communities a better place. The Women of Distinction Awards recognize women’s contributions in the following categories:
Qualified nominees possess leadership qualities and have demonstrated skill development and growth in their fields.
The Women of Distinction awards will be presented at the event, set to take place Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at Hilton Garden Inn in Champaign.
If you are interested in nominating an outstanding female leader in your community, please complete the online Women of Distinction nomination form. We prefer the online nomination form but will gladly accept a paper nomination form. Complete the nomination form and return to Jennifer Ewan at email@example.com or fax to 217-328-1548 by January 31, 2014.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Hilton Garden Inn, Champaign
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
$50 per person, $25 for students age 16 and under
For further information or to purchase your tickets, please contact Jennifer Ewan at 217-233-0476.