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THANKFUL—Girl Scouts from Service Unit 606, along with parents and Scout leaders, gather to celebrate Friendsgiving Nov. 6. The girls made care packages for delivery to American troops overseas Courtesy photo

THANKFUL—Girl Scouts from Service Unit 606, along with parents and Scout leaders, gather to celebrate Friendsgiving Nov. 6. The girls made care packages for delivery to American troops overseas Courtesy photo

Girl Scouts Las Virgenes Service Unit 606 held its second annual Friendsgiving Potluck and Operation Gratitude event Nov. 6 at Willow Elementary School in Agoura Hills.

The first event was held last year, two days before Woolsey fire on Nov. 8. All of the Scouting families were affected by the fire.

This year, over 180 Girl Scouts from Calabasas, Agoura Hills and Westlake Village plus parents and leaders participated. The girls sang scouting songs, ate Thanksgiving potluck and prepared for donation over 100 care packages and cards in support of American troops and veterans for Operation Gratitude.

The service unit will join Cub Scout Pack 227 in the inaugural Scouting for Food Event on Sat., Nov. 16 in Agoura Hills.

All the Scouts will collect food for Conejo Valley Manna from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Agoura Meadows Shopping Center, between Cronies and Chase Bank, as well as in front of Vons and Ralphs,

The service unit comprises over 300 Girl Scouts from Agoura Hills, Westlake Village and Calabasas.

Pack 227 comprises over 50 families in Agoura Hills and Oak Park.

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