The Optimist Club of St. Andrews-Irmo recently had the privilege of hosting representatives from the Girl Scouts of South Carolina-Mountains to Midlands Council, shedding light on the organization’s contributions to the community. Lisa Brown, Community Development Manager, and Halfie King, Property and Guest Coordinator, shared insights into the Girl ScoutsContinue Reading

Two Irmo High School students made a huge positive difference in the Sensory and Learning Garden used by Special Education students at Irmo High School. Addie McAlister from Troop 616 of the Mountains to Midlands Council received the Girl Scout Gold Award and Van McAlister from Scouts BSA Troop 95Continue Reading

The Irmo Fire Department was glad to welcome multiple Girl Scout troops to our Headquarters Station this week. Each of these young ladies received a VIP tour of the station, learned about Engine 171 and its equipment, and had some Q&A time with our B Shift firefighters. Their favorite partContinue Reading

The Girl Scouts are extending the 2022 cookie program through March 20. The request to extend the season comes after volunteers and girls expressed the desire to continue in order to reach goals set at the beginning of the season. The extension is optional for Girl Scouts.” The scouts wereContinue Reading

Three Irmo Girl Scouts from Troop 785 have earned the Silver Award. Megan Burgess (13), Pearl Owens (13), and Ari Tyler (13) began their project by presenting a community service project plan to Principal Shannon Fincannon of Irmo Elementary School. Together, the scouts and Fincannon established a priorities list ofContinue Reading

The Girl Scout Cookie Program is kicking off earlier than ever before in the upstate and midlands of South Carolina. Beginning December 15 cookie customers can order the Toast-Yay. alongside other favorites like Thin Mints and Caramel deLites. Though social distancing measures may keep families and friends apart, cookie customersContinue Reading