100-Year-Old Girl Scout Honored For Continued Service

The Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania honored Marjorie Lull of Coatesville for her Service to Girl Scouting on December 2. Both Marjorie and the Girl Scouts of the USA are Celebrating 100 Years in 2012. Photo provided.

On December 2, the Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania (GSEP) honored Marjorie Lull, a Coatesville resident, for her continued service to the Girl Scouts organization. Marjorie, whose involvement with the Girl Scouts spans 50 years, celebrates her 100th birthday this month—the very same year the Girl Scouts organization turns 100. Marjorie became a Girl Scout in 1929, and also served time as a troop leader, a Service Unit Manager, and is a proud alumna today. Marjorie recently hosted Girl Scout Troop 41365 of Coatesville at her home and helped them complete a 100th Anniversary quilt designed by the girls, exemplifying the motto “Once a Scout, Always a Scout.”

To demonstrate appreciation for Marjorie’s contributions to Scouting and her spirit of sisterhood, GSEP honored Marjorie at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Frazer, PA, on December 2 with a special ceremony. Marjorie was awarded with the coveted Volunteer of Excellence pin, an honor reserved for the utmost devotion to the organization’s continued success.

This year, GSEP is joining the Girl Scouts of the USA in celebrating the organization’s 100th Anniversary milestone a century after founder Juliette Gordon Low instituted the first Girl Scouts group in 1912. Since that time, one small yet dedicated troop of girls has grown into 3.2 million Girl Scouts today, all of whom embody the mission of the organization which aims to build girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place.

About Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania

Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania (GSEP) is the largest girl-serving organization in Pennsylvania and builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. GSEP serves 41,000 girls in partnership with 15,000 volunteers in Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Chester, Delaware, Lehigh, Montgomery, Northampton and Philadelphia counties. Today, 80 percent of women in leadership and executive roles in the U.S. were Girl Scouts. Girl Scout alumnae comprise 70 percent of women in the U.S. Congress. For further information about Girl Scouting, how to join, volunteer, reconnect, or donate, call 215-564-4657 or visit www.GSEP.org.

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