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May 20, 2013

Local Girl Scouts chapter honored

McALESTER — Erika Gilliam, of McAlester, is among nine adult volunteers recognized by the Girl Scouts of Eastern Oklahoma recently.

Gilliam was presented an Appreciation Pin during the council’s annual recognition ceremony April 27.

“The gratitude we feel for our volunteers is immeasurable,” said Roberta Preston, chief executive officer of Girl Scouts of Eastern Oklahoma. “The Girl Scout Leadership Experience begins and ends with the volunteers who lead the programs. Our girls could not thrive without them, and we are so proud to have such amazing role models leading the way.”

Each award recipient was nominated by peers and all nominations were reviewed by a committee before being approved by the council’s board of directors.

Girl Scouts of Eastern Oklahoma has more than 3,000 adult members who serve more than 10,000 girls in 30 eastern Oklahoma counties annually.

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