Today marks the 100th anniversary of the Girl Scouts. The Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri are among many across the country celebrating the 100th anniversary of the organization. March 12 marks the day when a sea of green will flood the region and rest of the country. The organization started by Juliette Gordon Low in Savanna, Georgia and grew to all 50 states.
"Our job is to see that girl scouting goes another 100 years we're laying a foundation for that every day in the work that we do for girls. It's an extremely meaningful time for each and every one of us we've all worn our uniforms and dressed in green today just to honor Juliette Gordon Low who was our founder 100 years ago," said Girl Scouts CEO Donna Martin.
The girl scouts will continue to celebrate the centennial throughout the year with more upcoming events. Right now the girl scouts are on a mission to find 100,000 alums to join the festivities. There are more than 50 million alumni in the United States today.