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  • Society of Italian American Businessmen Donates More than $4,000 to GSCM

    On June 5, 2017, the Society of Italian American Businessmen (SIAB), a local non-profit civic group, presented the Girl Scouts of Central Maryland with a check donation of $4,011 to support Girl Scouts in Harford County, MD. We are so grateful for this donation that will enable more girls to unleash their inner G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ and take the lead like a Girl Scout! 


  • Donald Biles Joins Girl Scouts of Central Maryland as CFO

    Baltimore native, Donald W. Biles, joined the GSCM staff on June 15th as our new Chief Financial Officer.  Donald is a Certified Public Accountant who graduated with honors from the University of Baltimore.  He brings over 20 years of finance and accounting knowledge to the organization.  Much of his experience was gained in the healthcare field working for companies that include,  Baltimore Medical System, Inc., Dankmeyer, Inc., The Arc of Baltimore, Sheppard Pratt Health System Alliance, Inc., and Good Shepherd Services.  Donald has held a variety of positions including, accounting manager, budget director, controller, CFO and COO where he was responsible for finance, accounting, billing, purchasing, information systems, human resources, marketing, business development, facilities management, transportation, and grant and HUD administration. 

  • Kristi Halford Joins Girl Scouts of Central Maryland as CDO

    Kristi S. Halford has been named the new Chief Development Officer for Girl Scouts of Central Maryland. She will begin June 1, 2017.

    Halford has more than 15 years of experience in development, communications, and marketing. Prior to joining the Girl Scouts of Central Maryland, she served as the Foundation Director for Harford County Public Library where she was responsible for all individual giving, major gifts, and capital campaigns; and implementing effective donor cultivation, recognition and stewardship strategies.

    She has also served as Director of Marketing and Communications for the Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore; Senior Account Executive for Nevins & Associates; Director of Marketing for Downtown Partnership of Baltimore; and Director of Public Relations and Marketing for the Maryland Historical Society.

    She has extensive experience in developing collaborative partnerships, cultivating donors, supporting strategic planning, creating effective marketing and communications campaigns, and fundraising through sponsorships, grants and individual and major gifts.

    Halford holds a bachelor's degree in communication arts from Notre Dame of Maryland University, where she serves as Vice President of the alumnae executive board and chairs its Networking and Leadership Committee.

    She is an active community volunteer who serves on several boards and advisory committees including Urban Alliance, Big Brothers Big Sisters of th...

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  • AOL Gives Back to GSCM for Monster Help Day

    In addition to donating over 110 hours of volunteer time, AOL sent us some great gifts for camp: 12 dodge balls, a box of arrows for archery, 3 sets of Goldieblox, and hundreds of new crayons, markers, multi-color pencils. We are so grateful that they chose to donate their time amd talents to GSCM for their annual Monster Help Day and look forward to working with them in the future. Click here to visit our Flickr page and see photos from the day.

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Danita Terry Director of Marketing & Communications 410-358-9711 ext 231

Quandra Gray Brand & Production Services Manager 410-358-9711 ext 229

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