Huntington Baptist starting a local American Heritage Girls troop.

Huntington Baptist Church will be starting a local American Heritage Girls troop.

The troop will be open to girls ages five to 18 years old.

An informational meeting will be held on Thursday, Nov. 1, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. at the church.

American Heritage Girls is a Christ-centered scouting program for girls that emphasizes leadership, patriotism and community service as girls earn badges in areas of interest as diverse as outdoor skills, the arts, and science and technology.

Contact Kim Overholser at 356-0851 or via e-mail at 77koverhol@gmail.com for more information.

The church is located at 2435 Waterworks Rd., in Huntington.