Girl Scout troop reunites

  • Thursday, September 4, 2014

Photos Provided Some members of the reunited Summerville Troop 191 pictured left to right:  Linda Finucan Parker, Paula Stapleton Capracotta, Brenda Strobel Barber, Marie Von Oshen Fitts, Angie Melfi Shirey, Bobbie Jean Singletary Cole, Donna Kay Barton Cole, GSESC CEO Loretta Graham, Frieda Kornahrens Labonte, Karen Giet Yeager, Mary Ellen Byrd Creech and Jenny Butler Moore.


Girl Scout Troop 191 of Summerville met with 13 of the 16 members of its original troop Aug. 22 in Ridgeville.

The ladies jokingly call themselves “The Medicare Troop” as they are all age 65 or older. They started in Girl Scouts together as Brownies in Summerville all those years ago.

Girl Scouts of Eastern SC’s CEO Loretta Graham attended part of Friday’s meeting to present the ladies with a special gift and to spend some quality Girl Scout time and hear their stories.

Some of the Girl Scouts returned to Summerville for this meeting from Murrell’s Inlet and Awendaw here in South Carolina; North Carolina; Tennessee and as far away as California.

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