Girl Scouts from Troop No. 65547 hold images associated with the Flossmoor Veterans Memorial project. The Scouts are contributing to the project by helping find local veterans' names and stories. From left, Annabelle Salazar, Nora Rouse, Avery Cheung, parent helper Carla Lee, Julia Lee, Nadine Martin and troop leader Karen Cheung. (Provided photo)
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Girl Scouts aid FVM project to earn ‘Honoring Our Veterans’ badge 

Members of Flossmoor Girl Scout Troop 65547 will be working to earn an "Honoring Our Veterans" badge, and in the process, they will be helping the Flossmoor Veterans’ Memorial Inc. (FVM) organization discover more veterans and their stories.

At its recent weekly meeting at Western Avenue School, Junior Scouts began work on the badge, created by Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois in conjunction with U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth. 

The badge requires Scouts to learn about a veteran’s story and a community veterans’ program.  They are then required to complete a veteran . . .

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