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Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles Calls for New Members and Volunteers

New Research Shows Majority of Parents and Volunteers See Benefits For Girls and Adults

Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles (GSGLA) is making its end-of-summer push for girls and adult volunteers to join Girl Scouts, the country's preeminent leadership development organization for girls. With families already thinking about how to allocate their time during the new school year, Girl Scouts has released new data showing the organization's benefits for both girls and volunteers.

Results of a summer 2014 pulse poll conducted with more than 3,500 volunteers and parents of Girl Scouts show positive effects on members of all ages. Ninety-seven percent of parents agree that Girl Scouts has been a positive activity for their daughter, that she has had fun and exciting new experiences (95 percent), and that she has learned or tried something new (96 percent). In addition, 94 percent of parents say that because of Girl Scouts their daughter feels special, has more friends (95 percent), and is happier (89 percent).

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Faith in Our Future

Black news from Pasadena - Community - Mayfield Senior School's Faith In Our Future campaignOn August 28, Mayfield Senior School's celebrated its first day of school by marking a historic milestone in the school's history and commemorating the completion of the final phase of renovation funded by the Faith In Our Future campaign. In a ribbon cutting ceremony at the new Student Commons and catering kitchen, the doors to this contemporary facility were officially opened.

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Pasadena Senior Center Offers Free "Class Tasting" for Fall

Sample Classes Free on September 22 and September 23

Black news from Pasadena - Community - Sample fall classes freeEvery fall the Pasadena Senior Center offers a full lineup of classes for people 50 and older ranging from art and computers to cooking and Zumba.

Some classes are now offered evenings as well as Saturdays and Sundays to accommodate working seniors.

As the registration period for fall classes approaches, anyone can sample the most popular classes for free by attending half-hour sessions, meeting the instructors, learning more about the courses and trying them out.

All sample classes, also known as Class Tasting, take place at the Pasadena Senior Center, 85 E. Holly Street. Membership with the Pasadena Senior Center is not required.

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