Local Girl Scout troops mark World Thinking Day in New Waterford

Each year in February, Girl Scouts nationwide celebrate World Thinking Day. Girls participate in activities and projects with global themes to honor their sister Girl Guides and Girl Scouts in other countries. World Thinking Day is part of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts Global Action Theme, based on the United Nation’s Millennium Development Goals which aim to improve the lives of the world’s poorest people. Girl Scouts of the USA is addressing the following theme for World Thinking Day 2013: Girls worldwide say “Together we can save children’s lives.” This theme is based on Millennium Development Goal 4 which is focused on reducing child mortality rates around the globe. Girl Scouts from local troops 80514, 80128 and 80541 celebrated this event on Feb. 24 at the New Waterford Community Center. (Submitted photo)