Monday, March 2, 2015

Norma Dyer from Mt. Vernon Named February Pearl of the Month

GSSI is pleased to announce that Norma Dyer of Mt. Vernon is the February Pearl of the Month. The Pearl of the Month Award recognizes a Girl Scout volunteer who has delivered service beyond expectations and helped to ensure that the approximately 14,000 Girl Scouts in southern Illinois benefi t from a premier Girl Scout Leadership Experience. Nominees must meet several criteria, including completion of all required training for his or her volunteer position as well as providing outstanding service to his or her Service Unit or the Council.

 Norma is a very seasoned Girl Scout volunteer who currently leads three troops and has recently taken the responsibility of Service Unit Treasurer. She also volunteers to clean the Girl Scout “Little House” that many troops use for meetings.

In addition to her Girl Scout roles, Norma serves her community through many programs and exhibits all aspects of the Girl Scout Law on a daily basis. To her peers, Norma is known as a Girl Scout phenomenon and is always the first volunteer to come to help and the last to leave.

For more information about GSSI’s Pearl of the Month Award, please contact Volunteer Services Manager Amanda Kaemmerer at 800.345.6858, ext. 1142 or e-mail