HARTFORD — Visitors to the Lewis & Clark Confluence Tower on Saturday, March 12, will be greeted by girls from Wood River Girl Scout Troop 801 as part of the celebration of national Girl Scout Day.
The tower, 435 Confluence Drive, is joining in local efforts to recognize Girl Scouts and the 104th anniversary of the Girl Scout organization by offering all Girl Scouts half-price admission. Members of Troop 801 will greet visitors and showcase their projects. There might be Girl Scout cookies available for sale in case visitors have yet to purchase their boxes of these treats.
“This is the first year we have celebrated National Girl Scout Day at the tower and we are looking forward to showing our visitors the many different ways Girl Scouts are part of the local communities,” Hartford’s Projects Manager Deanna Barnes said.
The tower is open9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Guided tours are available daily. Admission to the tower is $4 for adults, $3 for active military/veterans, $3 for adults 62 and older, $2 for children 12 and younger and children 2 and younger are free. Group rates are available for 12 or more people and reservations can be made by calling the Alton Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau at (618) 465-6676.
For information, call (618) 251-9101 or visit www.ConfluenceTower.com.