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For Immediate Release


Pepco Edison Place Gallery Celebrates Girl Scouts Week

Cookies and Milk Storytelling Reception to Highlight Exhibit

Washington, D.C. - The Edison Place Gallery is now hosting "It's Our Story, Girl Scouts in our Nation's Capital." The exhibit celebrates Girl Scouts Week and is open noon to 4 p.m. daily through Friday. From 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, a Cookies and Milk Storytelling reception will feature author Ann Robertson sharing stories about the Girl Scouts Council, and her book, "Images of America: Girl Scout Council of the Nation's Capital" will be available for purchase.

The Gallery also will be open noon to 4 p.m. Saturday for Girl Scouts from around National Capital area to view the exhibit, meet other local troops, sell cookies and exchange badges.

"We are proud to once again host the Girls Scouts at the Edison Place Gallery, which was home to the Girl Scouts' 100th Anniversary Sing-Along in June 2012," said Debbi Jarvis, Pepco Holdings Inc. vice president corporate, citizenship and social responsibility. "Scouting opens a wide variety of opportunities to thousands of girls by building self-confidence and strengthening their moral character."

The Edison Place Gallery is located at 702 Eighth St., NW, between G and H streets, one block west of the Verizon Center, and is open to the public from noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday with free admission.

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