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Program Targeted at Building Girls’ Independence

ALBANY, NY (04/04/2013)(readMedia)– Driving is becoming an important part of a teen’s high school years, but do they know what is going on under the hood of the car, basic car maintenance, or what to do in an emergency? Girl Scouts of Northeastern New York has partnered with technicians from Hoffman’s Jiffy Lube who will use their expertise to teach girls through a hands-on approach about the care of their car from tire pressure to dashboard warning lights, how to change windshield wiper blades, tires and where to check the fluids that are vital for a car to run properly. Girls in grades 10-12 with drivers permit or license are eligible to attend one of these Engine Nation sessions:

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 – 7pm-8:30pm

Location: Hudson Jiffy Lube

Cost: *$2.00/girl – Registration Deadline: April 10, 2013

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 – 7pm-8:30pm

Location: Village Jiffy Lube (Colonie)

Cost: *$2.00/girl – Registration Deadline: May 1, 2013

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 – 7pm-8:30pm

Location: Queensbury Jiffy Lube

Cost: *$2.00/girl – Registration Deadline: May 8, 2013

(*If not a currently registered Girl Scout, a $12 membership fee must be added to the $2 fee for insurance coverage to participate in a Girl Scout program.)

To register, visit the online registration page, call 518-489-8110 or email Details about other upcoming programs for girls in grades K-12 and summer camp can be found at


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