Bordallo Highlights CAPAC Priorities at Briefing for Girl Scouts of the USA

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Guam – Congresswoman Madeleine Bordallo recently represented the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) at a briefing in the U.S. Capitol for the Girl Scouts of the United States of America.

A release from the Congresswoman quotes her as saying  “as a former Girl Scout member and as Vice Chair of CAPAC, I appreciate that the organization is working to develop its Asian Pacific American outreach.”   

Bordallo also congratulated the Girl Scouts of the USA on their centennial anniversary  and wished the organization “continued success for many years to come.”

[L-R: Congresswoman Bordallo joins Girl Scouts Chief Executive Officer, Anna Maria Chavez; Gold Award winners, Marie and Helen Sgouros; and National Board President, Connie L. Lindsey, at briefing in the U.S. Capitol on June 6, 2012.]  

READ Congresswoman Bordallo’s release in FULL below:

Bordallo Highlights CAPAC Priorities at Briefing for Girl Scouts of the USA
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 7, 2012 – Washington, D.C. –

Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo recently represented the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) at a briefing in the U.S. Capitol for the Girl Scouts of the United States of America. The Congresswoman addressed CAPAC’s policy priorities for the 112th Congress at the briefing, which was held as part of the Girl Scouts of the USA’s efforts to strengthen its relationship with the Asian Pacific American community. Leadership and members of the Girl Scouts are in Washington, D.C. to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the organization by Juliette Gordon Low.

“For many young women across the country, the Girl Scouts provides an opportunity to develop important social skills and gives them the tools needed to become leaders in our community,” said Congresswoman Bordallo. “As a former Girl Scout member and as Vice Chair of CAPAC, I appreciate that the organization is working to develop its Asian Pacific American outreach.  Further, I thank Ms. Connie Lindsey and Ms. Anna Maria Chavez for their leadership on these efforts. I congratulate the Girl Scouts of the USA on its centennial anniversary, and I wish them continued success for many years to come.”