Pat Parshall Receives
Pin for 50 Years of
Service to Girl Scouts
Patricia “Pat” Parshall received a pin for 50 years of volunteer service at the 31st Annual Recognition Dinner of the Girl Scout Council of Orange County. The event was held at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim on February 27th, 1998.
Pat joined Girl Scout Troop #5 in San Francisco in 1929. While in high school, she served as a Junior Lieutenant in a junior high school troop. She went on to become a Golden Eaglet and together with girls from through out San Francisco formed their own Golden Eagle troop.
Pat became a Lieutenant in a troop of Girl Scouts on Balboa Island in the forties. After moving to Anaheim, she was an Assistant Brownie Leader and a Day Camp Counselor at Irvine Park.
During the 38 years Pat Parshall has been a Fullerton resident, she has been an Assistant Brownie Leader, Junior Co-Leader, Junior Girl Scout Leader, and Cadet Co-Leader as well as Troop Consultant and Day Camp Counselor at Hillcrest Park. On the commu nity level, Pat has served as calendar manager and neighborhood chairman.
At the Orange County Girl Scout Council level, Pat Parshall has been a member of Program Services, helped co-ordinate a Cadet-O-Rama, Spring Festival, and the Scout Sampler at the Anaheim Convention Center. She has been a Council Trainer of Junior Leadership and Outdoor Skills.
Mrs. Parshall is also a charter member of the Fullerton OWLS (Our Women Love Scout ing) women’s group which supports Girl Scouting here.
Pat Parshall participated in Girl Scouting while raising five daughters in Fullerton: Janice, Jean, Patti, Nancy and Paula. In addition to several of her former Girl Scouts, four of Mrs. Parshall’s daughters and her husband, Hugh, were in attendance at the Recognition Dinner.
Photo: Mrs.Parshall and her husband Hugh at the 31st annual Recognition Dinner of Girl Scout Council ofOrange County,
Fullerton Observer, April 10, 1998,