How Olive + Scout Helps Girl Scouts Educate Customers About Breast Cancer
Early Life and Education
Olive Papasian, 8, loves selling Girl Scout cookies with her troop. This year, her troop made it their goal to educate customers about breast cancer while encouraging donations to Karmanos in order to fund cancer research while giving cancer patients some joy.
Asher Joseph, an Eagle Scout in Houston, decided to undertake a project that met both criteria outlined for him: it should benefit the community while including other individuals. His choice, cleaning Olivewood Cemetery-a historic African-American burial ground-was symbolic of Houston’s diversity and compassion.
Olive + Scout Restaurant in Oakhurst Village’s Main Street serves as an inviting neighborhood restaurant, drawing in visitors with its menu and welcoming service that evokes Americana and creates an environment conducive to community interaction and comfort.
Olive, an 8-year-old Girl Scout cookie saleswoman in Charlotte, is the top seller in her neighborhood and boasts an active social media following. Her sales help fund the troop’s sleep-away camp while she also donates some proceeds to other members who may need extra assistance going. Olive stands as an exemplar of how using the right skills and mindset can lead to success in any endeavor.
All registered adults should wear program colored shoulder loops when engaging with youth in their UNIT PROGRAM AREA; this includes Scoutmasters serving on District Roundtable staff or being involved with District Roundtable meetings, etc.
Achievement and Honors
In 2018, she was honored for her 65+ years of scouting experience – from earning the Curved Bar Award to serving as a Scout Leader, Camp Director, Registrar, New Leader Meet-ups and Q&A sessions for San Francisco Girl Scouts.
Long Valley, New Jersey resident she serves as Assistant Scoutmaster of Troop 236 and has led them in producing five Eagle Scouts in recent years. *Tim Stolarz from Mount Olive Township received his Eagle Scout badge at an Eagle Court of Honor held on May 22 at Flanders United Methodist Church for building horseshoe pits as his Eagle project.
Skyler and Giuseppe Morisani initially created olive + scout as a labor of love, eventually growing it into a six-figure operation. It all started when Giuseppe, hailing from Calabria, noticed all of the olive oil being sold at supermarkets was produced in Tuscany or Sicily–he wanted to change that. When approached Skyler about his idea she initially told him no… But love can make people do crazy things!
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