Photographs by Elizabeth Tarantini
The Girl Scouts of America turned 100 years old on Monday, March 12 and the Santa Clarita Valley office joined in the celebration with refreshments and spirited fellowship.
At 7:12 p.m., the time when the first-ever Girl Scout meeting was held a century before, the party started at the Girl Scout local office on Soledad Canyon Road, complete with cakes made by various troops to commemorate the occasion.
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and a very special pinning ceremony was part of the celebration, as Katie Tarantini, who spent a good part of last Saturday volunteering at the SCV Food Pantry, earned her Bronze Award, the highest award a Junior Girl Scout can earn. She was pinned by Girl Scout official Robyn Ewing.