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Contact: Karl Sisson
WCA Director of Development
(716) 664-8423
karl.sisson@wcahospital.org

Girl Scouts Celebrate Centennial with First Girl Born at WCA on 100th Birthday

WCA Hospital
Girl Scouts from Brownie Troop #20030 (L to R: Annika Spitzer, Daisy Meyer, and Mollie Nolan) present Tiarra Kelly, holding her newborn daughter Maci-Lynn Elizabeth Akin who was born on March 12th, with a gift basket in commemoration of the Girls Scouts 100th birthday.

Jamestown, New York (Wednesday, March 21, 2012 )—On March 12 at WCA Hospital, Tiarra Kelly and Adam Akin welcomed their newborn daughter, Maci-Lynn Elizabeth Akin, into the world. To help celebrate the birth of Maci-Lynn and to commemorate the 100th birthday of the Girl Scouts, Brownie Troop #20030, which meets at R.R. Rogers Elementary School in Jamestown, visited WCA and presented the family with a special gift basket they had created through individual donations by each of the twelve girls in the troop.

On March 12, 1912, eighteen girls signed up for the first Girl Scout program in Savannah, Georgia and the rest is history. To learn more about Girl Scouts or are interested in joining, go to the council website at www.gswny.org or call (716) 935-6040.

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