2021 Gala Honoree Guest Book
Shout out to Girl Scout Troop 2508! I am humbled and inspired by this troop of young women bringing their individual talents and collective power together to support girls with limited access to self-improvement resources. You ladies are well-positioned for bright futures! Thank you for your contributions to the greater good. You rock!– Guest
Wow! A real life example of doing well by doing good! You deserve all the success you’ve achieved and no doubt this is just the beginning!– Kudos!
Best wishes to Marcy Syms on this well-deserved honor. Congratulations to all tonight’s 2021 Girl Scouts Gold Achievement honorees. Your service to the NYC community is an inspiration.– Guest
Pauline S Edwards– Pauline Edwards
Marcy, you absolutely deserve the gold for all you give, all you do, all the change for good that you support! Congrats on this spectacular honor from the Girls Scouts! (PS, I’m jealous. My mom wouldn’t let me be a GS!) Stephanie– Stephanie Blackwood
As a former Girl Scout, Girl Scout Leader and parent to a Senior I want to encourage all Girls to reach for the stars and land on their dreams of unlimited possibilities! To my daughter Nalani Francis and all of her friends in troop 1175 Co Op City, you Rock!– Melani Fournier
So thrilled for Patrice Tanaka is being honored by the Girl Scouts of Greater New York. She is a huge champion of the organization and I have learned so much about the wonderful programs they offer through her. Brava to Patrice!– Carrie Steinmetz
Saluting Patrice Tanaka on this well deserved honor. Patrice’s love for the Girl Scouts is an example for all former Girl Scouts to be a role model for Girls Scouts all over the world.– Ross Ellis
Yay, yay, YAAAAY/, Jeanine! So excited to honor you on Thursday night – thank you for your support and letting us amplify your achievements in furtherance of the Council’s work.– Sang Lee
Congratulations Marcy! You are an inspiration and a true friend.– Michelle Clayman
so glad to be attending this in honor of the amazing Marcy Syms – who leaves such positive impact on everyone she meets and society as a whole. Love you Marcy– Karen van Bergen
Marcy, So proud of you! You are truly an example for girls and women everywhere. With Love, Marla– Marla Schaefer
Congratulations JEANINE LIBURD for this amazing acknowledgment. You’re admired in the entertainment industry because of your great leadership and support of women. Supporting girls is just natural for you. Thank you for being you.
Meridith, your leadership is simply inspiring! Thank you for keeping the torch lit for Greater New York.– Jenny Alonzo
Patrice Tanaka, amazing friend… congratulations!– Joyce Arnett Richards
Congratulations to all candidates that were approved and kudos to those that completed the task regardless of inconveniences, obstacles and barriers that made it near impossible to complete planned TAKE ACTION PLANS. !! Well deserved!!!– Lisa Ferreira
Congratulations to D-nice for this achievement. You have impacted my life in so many ways. I just wanted to express my heartfelt appreciation for your dedication to music, the culture, and to the world. You have helped us navigate the most difficult time of our lives through music. For that I thank you. Congratulations once again for a well deserved achievement.– Kim P.
Future leaders! Great work ladies. Looking forward to hearing more wonderful news about you all in years to come. Congratulations!– Tamisha Peanort
Well deserved recognition for all you do Marcy. I celebrate all your fine work and contribution to empower girls and women. I know you will continue to PERSIST in the fight for gender equality. Please know that you are a treasured friend.– Cynthia Cohen
Patrice, you are a go-getter from the word go! I’m so thrilled to have known and worked with you for so many years. Congratulations on this very special honor for the work you have done to help the Girl Scouts to be the best they can be!– David Lees
Congrats on always GIVING so much of yourself. You are worthy of this honor!– Joi Gordon
Congratulations to Jordana and all of the girls of Troop 2508! What a way to make an impact!! Such a huge accomplishment. You all should be so very proud of yourselves.– Shaunte Gardener
You are a perfectly chosen Gold Award recipient and role model for the Girl Scouts!!
All good wishes,
Former Girl Scout
Favorite flavor: Thin Mints
I feel so honored to have been in your life for most, if not all, of them.
Keep being the wonderful, humanitarian young women and we can all look up to.
Go, Girls! You can do anything you wish!– Drs. Abraham and Yuko Mulugetta
Congratulations to the amazing leadership and initiative shown by Troop 2508!! You are genuine go-getters, and my daughter Lily, a Junior in the thick of her Bronze Award Take Action Service Project with Troop 2302 in Brooklyn aspires to follow your inspirational example. And many thanks to Marty Willis for her tireless contributions to the Board of the Girl Scouts of Greater New York, along with all of tonight’s honorees. So many wonderful women to celebrate!– Kelly Greene
Deep congratulations to every Girl Scout, her family and to all those at Girl Scouts of Greater New York for your strength, flexibility, compassion and resilience. You are inspirational role models, there when we need you the most. Thank you!– Davia Temin
It’s truly an honor to join tonight’s celebration of incredible girls & remarkable women! This is YOUR night – enjoy every minute!– Jacqueline Stillerman
Congratulations to our honorees and the tremendous impact that they are having on our community at large. Thank you for all that you do, all that you are, and the inspiration you’ve brought to all of us!– S Schnabel
May every thing you hope for be achieved, you are on the way for greatness. Love you all Jordana u are special. Grandma loves you.– Luretha Danield
Miranda McGeary– Miranda McGeary
I’m excited to be apart of the 2021 Gold Achievement Gala– Chyanne Jeffrey
Congratulations to All the 2021 Honorees…blessings and all the best in your future endeavors.– Catherine Thompson
Elizabeth Debaene– Elizabeth Debaene
Congratulations to Madison Garrett!!! From everyone at Mt. Lebanon and Troop 2261, we love you, we’re proud of you, and can’t wait to see what your future holds!
Carla Tabb– Carla Tabb
Congratulations to Jeanine Liburd and to the entire Girl Scout organization!
Congratulations to all honorees!– MARK FREIBERG
Congratulations 🎉– Laurie Rosenblatt
Congratulations to our honorees!
We celebrate your indelible mark on our community tonight!
Thank you for this incredible opportunity to share in celebration of all our achievements in the past year. Good luck in our future endeavors. Excelsior!!– Lisa Ferreira
Best of luck!
Congratulations, Girl Scout Troop 2508! I’m so proud of you! Love, Ms. Dzegar– Larissa Dzegar
Congratulations to Scout Vanessa Sanchez for her wonderful interview with Marcy Syms!
Mary Pearl– Mary Pearl
Congratulations to all the 2021 Gold Achievement Gala Honorees! Each and every Girl Scout give me hope for a better future for all! Thank you for your dedication to providing support to women and girls who were most vulnerable during this challenging year.– Tara Mulcahy
Congratulations to the 2021 Gold Achievement Gala Honorees and to all of the Girl Scouts of Greater New York who earned their 2021 Gold Awards this year.– Stacey Bell
Congratulations from all of your friends at Hospital for Special Surgery!– Robbie Tran
All the best !!!
Big congratulations to all for being the strong and courageous sisters , and for contributing your leadership and talents to the world.
Barbara Newman– Barbara Newman
You are all incredible!!!!– Monique Herena
Congratulations to all the honorees and to all the Girl Scouts in NYC …our future leaders– marty willis
Thrilled to support The Girl Scouts of NY in honoring by dear friend Marcy Simms.
Congrats on the 2021 Gala!– William Yun
Congratulations to all the honorees! And to Elizabeth Davis, job well done!– Kelly Rouba-Boyd
Congratulations– Barbara Zucker
Congratulations Jordana Sampson!!! Great work!– Stacy Redman
Congratulations, dear Patrice Tanaka! Your light and commitment to joy, honesty, and justice are an inspiration. Thank you for being a role model.
Your Dancing Classrooms Family– Nancy Kleaver
Carly you rock! So proud of you!– Lylle
Congrats Jordana!!– Michele Abrams
Keep up the great work! Go get ‘em, girls!– Carin Pai
Congrats ladies!– Ashley DeBaene
Congratulations Jeanine and all of the other awardees and a big shout out to my former troop at St Phillips Church in Brooklyn, Troop 2734. I’m proud of what all of you are doing to inspire and excite the girls of today’s scouts.– Robin Bramwell-Stewart
Many congrats to all of the amazing honorees – what impressive and accomplished women and spectacular role models for our Girl Scouts, and all girls!– Amy Hart
Congratulations to all the honorees, tonight, and sending an extra hug to my pal, Marcy Syms. And to all the Girl Scouts, keep up your spectacular work, achievements, and friendships. You are an inspiration to us all!– Eileen Sherman
Inspired by all of the honorees. Yes, Meridith — change the world!!!– GSGNY supporter
Vievette Henry– Vievette Henry
Wishing everyone all the best and especially to the Girls from a forever GS– Wendy Hilliard
Congratulations on an awesome event!– Roni Luckenbill
Sincere Congratulations& Long Live The Girl Scouts of America on the Occasion of the 2021 Gala. Thank You for all you do Daily to uplift lives of young women.
From A Girl Scout of the 1960’s– Dr. Lynette E. Hinds
This year has been tough, but our girls and us leaders have been tougher! Keep striving!– Jennifer
Congratulations!!– Sue yadav
Congratulations to Troop 2508 and all the honorees!!! You are all extraordinary and the world needs all that you bring to it. Thank You!!!– Crystal Sampson
Big congratulations to Patrice Tanaka!!! You are such an inspiration. XOXO– Pablo
Wonderful celebration of great young women! Fantastic event.– Kath Bowen
Luis Penalver– Luis Penalver
Congrats Marcy, you are an incredible business woman and human being!– Dorrit Bern
Congratulations on a great event. Congrats to all the honorees.– Luis Penalver
Congratulations honorees !– anne Keating
There could be no person more deserving of this award than MARCY SYMS !
A leader, supporter and gifted philanthropist……..
You consistently inspire me, Marcy !!
What an extraordinary night! Congratulations to all, such a privilege to share this night with all of you.– Sang Lee
Congratulation Jeanine!!! Thank you for all your work.– Stacy Redman
Many congratulations to the honorees and Girl Scouts for an amazing year (and years) of service and support of diverse girls and young ladies all over the US and especially NYC. We thank and appreciate your grit, perseverance and kindness!– Shay Saleem
Congratulations on this great event, to all of the honorees, and of course all of the Girl Scouts of NYC!– Betsy Fuller
Emely– Emely Lora
Congratulations to the Gold Award achievers from troop #3005 – Gwen, Polly, Margaret, and Emma! We’re all so proud of you!– Diane
Congratulations Jordana I’m so very proud of you. Keep up the good work and congrats to all the other honorees as well. YOU GIRLS ROCK!!!
Great event– christina schmieder
All my best wishes to Girl Scouts of Greater New York! Love the images of your girls at camp, excited by all the great things your council is doing, wishing you all the best for the future!– Robyn Manzini – GSUSA National Board Development Committee
Thank you fir all you do for our girls scouts !!– Alyssa Bishop
Congratulations to all of the wonderful achievements!!– Kirsten Georges
Congratulations to Patrice Tanaka, my good friend, Board Member of the GIrl Scouts of Greater New York and wonderful advocate for Dare to Run! I am so proud of everything you have done for women and girls across New York!– Rachelle Suissa
Great job Kara!
– Alyssa and Matt– Alyssa Rosso
Great job Girl Scouts!!– Claudine Fitzgibbons
It is so wonderful to share this event with all of you. Lynda– Lynda J Davey
Congratulations to Carly Mraz and her fellow scouts!!
From Linder and the Cangis
Congratulation to the Honorees and 2021 Gold Award Girl Scouts.– Pauline Edwards
Congratulations to all the accomplished honorees, and many thanks to all Girl Scouts for all you do and all you are. You show us by example that a bright future for all girls is not only possible, but is happening right before our eyes right now!– Bobbie Seril
“Gold Award Recipient”
The only thing that may never change on your resume.
A huge congratulations to all of the girls, honorees and all of those who contributed to making the 2021 Gala a success!– Isis Curtis
Congratulations to all honrees– arlene blackett-james
Congrats to Patrice Tanaka — a great and inspirational leader on many extraordinary causes, and an ardent advocate for the Girl Scouts of Greater NY!– Pat Ford
Grace Lanier– Grace Lanier
Always happy to support the amazing work of the Girl Scouts of Greater NY!– Oscar Prado
Congratulations Jordana and Throop 2508 on your accomplishments, the world needs all the amazing achievements you have made and will make in the future. Keep growing, becoming and being an inspiration to all!– Gwendolyn and Clarence Lewis
Keep on climbing and passing on the baton to the next girl.– Susan Clasp
Congratulations to all honorees. All are inspirational and your presentations were excellent.
Shout out to Lindsay McKenna Carlson.
Ms. Maskara is right — Girl Scouting is a way of life!!! My mom and I started my troop when I was in first grade, and it meant so so much to have it this year! Thank you for tonight. Yours in Scouting, Lily (a Junior in Girl Scout Troop 2302)– Lily Brooks
I am so inspired by the honorees and all the passion expressed for striving to be our best selves! Thank you to all for making the world a better place!– Anne Ollen
Congrats Jeanine and to all of the honorees!– Crystal Barnes
Congratulations Tamiia Hare on achieving your Gold Award. I’m very proud of everything that you have done and continuing on in scouting. Love always Mom.– Theresa Hare
Congratulations to each awardee on your achievements and the perservance you’ve shown. You hung in there to become advocates for important issues in your communities and have made the Girl Scout family proud. You ARE awesome!– Juliee Troutman
Congratulations– Cameron Mack and Elizabeth M Atkins
May this be the start to many GOLD STANDARD awards for you, my sweetness Zaire. With every quest that may take you out of your comfort zone, there are rewards that only enhances your self worth, growth and access to all things that you desire in life. We are very proud of all the accomplishments thus far and may you continue to rise as the Gold star that you are. Love you Titi Kam, Cousin Nel and Uncle Rell.– Kamara Haynes
Over 40 years I was a Girl Scout myself. I started as a Brownie and continued on up to a Scout Leader. The impact it had on my life help mold me into who I am today. Congratulations to all the recipients of the awards given. To all The Girl scouts. Continue to strive to be the best you can be. You can do it.– Melissa Tate
Congratulations to all of the honorees for your hard work, dedication and leadership. What an amazing achievement!– Minerva Phifer
Deepest congratulations to each honoree as well as the leadership team at GSGNY for your vision, resilience and leadership. You are inspirational role models to our girls and leaned in when we needed your support the most. Much gratitude!– Menna Samaha
Yvonne Hinds-Charles– Yvonne Hinds-Charles
Congratulations, thank you for your community impact and all the best.– Stacey Ann Brizan
I love Shortbread Cookies and The peanutbutter Chocolate ones 💚💚Girl Scouts Rock The Nation– Tiffany Geneen Brown
Congratulations to all of the honorees ❤️❤️– Sheryl johnson
Patrice, Thank you for being an exceptional role model for so many girls and women. And, for all of us men and boys, too. This is just a fitting honor for someone who is always giving and sharing. The world can use more Patrice Tanakas. Congratulations and best wishes to you! Hoʻohiwahiwa!– Bill Imada
I want to congratulate the girls of Troop 2508! It’s hearing about the incredible service work done by today’s girls that makes me so proud to be involved with GS. I am a great-niece of Juliette (we call her Aunt Daisy) Gordon Low–my mom was her youngest niece. I love talking to girls and troops about Aunt Daisy–she was an interesting character! Congrats again.– Margaret Seiler
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