Treasurer Lynn Fitch today joins the Cadette Girl Scouts for the first Girl
Scouts and Office of the State Treasurer Career Day. The scouts, grades 6-8, are
spending their day touring the Treasurer’s Office and the State Capitol, completing
activities geared towards improving their personal finance skills, learning
about the daily responsibilities of the Treasurer’s Office, and having lunch
with Treasurer Fitch.
thrilled to spend the day with these young ladies,” noted Treasurer Fitch.
“Having been a cookie mom, I’ve seen firsthand the impact this organization
makes in the community and in each one of the scouts’ lives. I look forward to helping the scouts earn
their financial literacy patch and preparing them to be better stewards and
future leaders of Mississippi.”
their activities, the scouts will host a cookie reception for state agencies
located in the Woolfolk building.
Girl Scouts is a part of Girl Scouts of Greater Mississippi, Inc. (GSGMS) which
serves over 9,000 girls and over 3,000 adults across 45 counties in central and
southern Mississippi. Through activities in science and technology, business
and economic literacy, and outdoor and environmental awareness, Girl Scouts
provides girls with opportunities for fun and friendship while fostering the
development of leadership skills and self-esteem. The organization instills courage,
confidence, and character and encourages the scouts to make the world a better