GuideNet

The Monthly Publication for Parents and Friends of Girl Guides Tasmania
August 2019

Unite, Thrive and Grow!

News from the Chief Commissioner 

This month sees the Girl Guides Australia delegation to the 13th Asia Pacific Regional Conference head to Taiwan to Unite, Thrive and Grow. Miranda Cummings, Bronwyn Hughes, Bronwyn Cole and Larissa Hettiarachchi will join me in Taiwan to share, learn and work together with representatives from the 26 member countries in the Region, to grow Guiding and plan for the future. While in Taiwan we will be helping to celebrate the Asia Pacific Region’s 50th birthday...

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JOTA JOTI 2019


JOTA-JOTI is coming up fast! From HAM radios to skype calls to Minecraft servers, JOTA-JOTI connects Guides and Scouts all over the globe in the world's largest Scouting event. Have a chat to your unit to see how they're getting involved. 

Call for Service!


Learn some knotting and make some beautiful bracelets for young people in out-of-home care. Service and Skills! 
Contact Kate Rumney (katerumney@gmail.com) for more details on how your unit can help.

Photo Competition!


Go into the draw to win a Village Cinema Double Pass each month! Winners are drawn on the last day of the month and featured on our Facebook page. (more info)
T&Cs apply

Patchawee 2019


Patchawee is coming up, and registrations are opening soon. This patrol camp for 10-17yrs is full of fun, friends, and adventure. To stay up to date, follow us on Facebook.
 
Hobart Gang Show 2019
SHOW WEEK
What a roaring success! Congratulations to everyone who was involved with the show, both on stage and off.
For more information on how you can be a part of Hobart Gang Show 2020, contact the Project Commissioner pc.gang@tas.scouts.com.au and follow Hobart Gang Show on Facebook
Cormiston Sleep-Over
10th-11th August
This month, Cormiston Girl Guides had a unit sleepover at Nindethana, our campsite North-West of Launceston. The girls were treated to some very special guests; Mandy, a wildlife carer and former Girl Guide, and Lonnie the baby wombat!
Saving lives, one first-aid course at a time
This month, Bridport Girl Guides learnt some life-saving skills with some help from Joe from the Launceston branch of St John Ambulance Australia Tasmania. 
The girls learnt all a lot, from how to manage bleeding wounds to how to perform CPR!
Guides are encouraged to learn skills like First Aid so they can help the community, as well as develop as individuals. 
Bridport, Getting in the Groove!
Bridport Puggle Girl Guides have been working hard on their dance moves! As part of earning their Arts Badge, the girls are working towards putting on a concert for their families and their leader Dolphin, next month. The girls used their moves to spell out their names and choreographed it in a way that also showed their personalities.

Girl Guide Biscuits


Guide House still has plenty of Girl Guide Biscuits left for sale.
Pop in and buy some or email office@guidestas.org.au to see who still has biscuits around the state. 

Girl Guide Shop Spotlight


Come on down to the Girl Guide Shop and check out some of our new stock! We have some new birthday badges in, as well as some new camping and Christmas badges.

Play For Purpose

Online Charity Raffle
Support Girl Guides Tasmania with ‘Play for Purpose’, an online raffle ticket program. Go into the draw to win some amazing prizes. A minimum of $5 from every $10 ticket you buy goes directly to Girl Guides Tasmania.

Ticket to Play

2019 CLOSING SOON!
Girl Guides Tasmania is accepting Ticket to Play Vouchers until the end of November . Apply for yours here and get up to $100 off your annual membership fees!
T&Cs apply
 
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