Girl Scout creates cake kits to provide ready-made celebrations for MANNA FoodBank. And that’s when she’s not acting, playing saxophone or learning French.
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From NC Health News: Summer camps get creative to carry on in pandemic
Some kids have faced social isolation during the pandemic with schools closing and being unable to see their friends. Some youth camps opened their doors in the summer so kids could engage with peers and learn instead of having their eyes glued to a screen.
Local Girl Scouts sound alarm
Girl Scouts demand clean up of Buttermilk and Smith Mill creeks in West Asheville.
Askville: The amazing adventures of Wild Freeborn
Wild Freeborn found fame by accident, during a quest to sell 12,000 Girl Scout cookies. Along the way, she decided celebrity’s not all it’s cracked up to be. The 8-year-old became an overnight sensation after Newsweek wrote about her cookie-marketing technique, and the fact that the Girl Scouts of America didn’t approve. Bryan Freeborn, Wild’s […]
Asheville’s Girl Scout cookie saga: How one local scout’s story went national (A Twitter Report)
National media went into a feeding frenzy over Wild Freeborn’s innovative online efforts to sell cookies. Here’s what it was like, as it unfolded, for an 8-year-old Asheville girl and her dad to be swept up in a series of New York studio appearances.
Asheville Girl Scout appears on national television as cookie debate continues
Bryan Freeborn and his daughter, Wild, appeared on the Today show this morning to talk about the controversy over an online strategy to sell Girl Scout cookies. Check out the video.
The great Girl Scout cookie debate hits Newsweek
An Asheville Girl Scout’s innovative cookie-sales scheme has garnered national news.
Playin’ It Safe spotlights teen sexuality and health
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that one-fourth of young women between the ages of 14 and 19—about 3.2 million teenage girls—are infected with at least one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases (human papillomavirus or HPV, chlamydia, herpes simplex virus and trichomoniasis). Health effects can range from infertility to cervical […]
Girl Scout takes cookie sales to the Web
Wild A. Freeborn, sporting pigtails and the trademark green vest, ends her sales pitch for Girl Scout cookies with a simple appeal: “Buy cookies! And they’re yummy!” Want cookies?: Asheville Girl Scout Wild Freeborn is on a mission to sell 12,000 boxes of cookies. Here, she appears in an online video promoting her campaign. The […]
Playin’ it safe
The naked facts: More than half the high-school students in North Carolina have had sexual intercourse, 13 percent of them before age 13. Of those sexually active teens, 16 percent have had sex with four or more partners, 21 percent used drugs or alcohol before intercourse, and roughly half did not protect themselves and their […]