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Two from DePauw Assist Greencastle Girl Scout Troop

February 1, 2010

GS Troop Feb 2010.jpgFebruary 1, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — "DePauw University senior Stephanie Rivera has been giving her time to Girl Scouts," notes today's Banner-Graphic in a story on Greencastle Troop 59. "The group of fifth-grade girls from Tzouanakis and Peace Lutheran schools, together with troop leader Beth Ann Newton, has decided to help out animals in need of a good home. The troop has partnered with the Putnam County Humane Society to help find some furry critters a good home." (photo: Newton is far left in the back row and Rivera is second from the right in the back)

Rivera is offering her time to the troop as a volunteer. Newton works in DePauw's Office of Multicultural and Community Life.

Of Rivera, Shannen Hayes notes, "The Brooklyn, N.Y. native was first introduced to Girl Scouts through Newton. The two worked together and whenSnow Walk 2007-4 Asbury.jpg Rivera mentioned missing her younger siblings -- aged 11, 12 and 17 -- Newton suggested she meet her Girl Scout troop."

The Brooklyn, N.Y. native was first introduced to Girl Scouts through Newton. The two worked together and when Rivera mentioned missing her younger siblings -- aged 11, 12 and 17 -- Newton suggested she meet her Girl Scout troop.

"Now, my (11-year-old) sister is a part of Girl Scouts back home," Rivera tells the newspaper.

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