Rachel Karen Green is a fictional character, one of the six main characters who appeared in the American sitcom Friends. Portrayed by Jennifer Aniston, the character was created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman, appeared in all of the show's 236 episodes during its decade-long run, from its premiere on September 22, 1994 to its finale on May 6, 2004. Introduced in the show's pilot as a naïve runaway bride who reunites with her childhood best friend Monica Geller and relocates to New York City, Rachel evolves from a spoiled, inexperienced "daddy's girl" into a successful businesswoman. During the show's second season, the character becomes romantically involved with her friend, Monica's older brother Ross, with whom she maintains a complicated on-off relationship throughout the series. Together, the characters have Emma; the role of Rachel was offered to Téa Leoni, the producer's first choice, Courteney Cox, both of whom declined, Leoni in favor of starring in the sitcom The Naked Truth, Cox in favor of playing Rachel's best friend Monica in Friends.
A unknown actress at the time, who had starred in five short-lived sitcoms, Aniston auditioned for the role of Rachel after turning down an offer as a cast member on the sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live. After acquiring the role and before Friends aired, Aniston was temporarily at risk of being recast because she had been involved with another sitcom, Muddling Through, at the time, cancelled and allowed Aniston to remain on Friends. Critical reception towards Rachel has remained positive throughout Friends' decade-long run, with The A. V. Club attributing much of the show's early success to the character. However, some of her storylines have been criticized her romantic relationship with her friend Joey Tribbiani during season 10. Rachel's popularity established her as the show's breakout character, who has since been named one of the greatest television characters of all time, while the character's second season haircut spawned an international phenomenon of its own. Named the "Rachel" after her, the character's shag continues to be imitated by millions of women around the world and remains one of the most popular hairstyles in history, in spite of Aniston's own resentment of it.
Rachel is regarded as a style icon due to her influence on womenswear during the 1990s. Meanwhile, the character's relationship with Ross is cited among television's most beloved. Rachel is considered to be Aniston's breakout role, credited with making her the show's most famous cast member and for spawning her successful film career. Praised for her performance as Rachel, Aniston won both an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series and a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress In A Television Series – Comedy Or Musical. Rachel debuts in the pilot episode of Friends as a runaway bride, distraught after abandoning her fiancé Barry Farber at the altar, she locates her high school best friend Monica Geller, the only person she knows in New York City, who agrees to let Rachel reside with her while she attempts to reorganize her life. Rachel meets and befriends Monica's friends Phoebe Buffay, Joey Tribbiani, Chandler Bing, while reuniting with Monica's older brother Ross Geller, who has harbored unrequited romantic feelings for her since high school.
Having relied on her parents' money her entire life with a sole goal of marrying wealthy, Rachel attempts to reinvent herself as an independent young woman by waitressing at Central Perk, a coffeehouse where her new friends socialize. She remains employed because the manager, Gunther, is in love with her; as season one concludes, Rachel finds out that Ross is in love with her, realizes that she loves him, too. When she goes to tell him, she finds that he has begun a relationship with a woman named Julie. However, Ross chooses Rachel over Julie, the couple dates for the remainder of the second season. However, their relationship begins to deteriorate during the middle of the third season after Rachel quits her job at the coffeehouse in favor of working in fashion. While Rachel becomes preoccupied with her new job, Ross grows jealous of her companionship with her coworker Mark, culminating in Rachel deciding that they should "take a break" from their relationship. Ross takes this to mean that they are breaking up, after calling Rachel and discovering Mark is with her, he sleeps with another woman.
Rachel gets back together with Ross the next day, but breaks up with him upon learning of his infidelity. In the episodes following the break up, Rachel and Ross are hostile towards each other, but continue to harbor feelings for each other. During a beach house vacation with their friends and Ross reconcile when he ends his relationship with Bonnie, only to break up once again due to a disagreement. During season four, Rachel dates her customer Joshua, while Ross dates her boss' niece Emily, to whom he gets engaged. Competitively, Rachel proposes to Joshua, frightening him off as his divorce is not yet finalised. Rachel indirectly contributes to the demise of Ross and Emily's relationship when she realises she still loves Ross and comes to London to stop their wedding. Ross divorces a jealous Emily, choosing his friendship w
Alfredo Antonio Mejía Escobar is a Honduran professional footballer who plays for Greek Super League 2 club Levadiakos. Mejía had a spell at the reserves of Italian side Udinese before spending two years at Real C. D. España, he joined F. C. Motagua for the 2012 Clausura championship, he had a spell at French side Monaco in 2009 and was rumored to join the Seattle Sounders after the Sounders sent scouts over to Honduras. On 29 January 2016, Xanthi announced the signing of Honduran defensive midfielder, released from Marathón. Mejía played at 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup and the 2012 Summer Olympics. Mejía made his senior debut for Honduras in a January 2011 UNCAF Nations Cup match against Costa Rica and has, as of January 2013, earned a total of 15 caps, scoring 1 goal, he has represented his country at the 2011 UNCAF Nations Cup as well as at the 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup. Alfredo Mejía at National-Football-Teams.com
Camp Eagle Island known as Eagle Island Camp or EIC, was a resident summer camp located on Eagle Island in Upper Saranac Lake in New York’s Adirondack region. The camp property, including Eagle Island, two smaller islands, a staging area on Gilpin Bay Road on the mainland, was purchased in November 6, 2015 by The Friends of Eagle Island, Inc. a 501 tax-exempt organization whose mission has been to acquire the historic property to continue serving youth and otherwise maintain the site in the public benefit. The camp occupies buildings built in 1903 as a summer retreat for New York Governor and United States Vice-President Levi Morton and designed by architect William L. Coulter; the mainland camp now known as Pine Brook was a part of the Morton Great Camp. Camp Eagle Island was included in a multiple property submission for listing on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986, was listed there in 1987, was named a National Historic Landmark in 2004. Camp Eagle Island became a Girl Scout property in 1938, when the Graves family of Orange, New Jersey, gave the island to the Maplewood-South Orange Girl Scout Council.
In time that council became the Girl Scout Council of Greater Essex County, which merged with a Hudson County council in the late 1990s. The last council to own the property and operate the camp, Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey, came into being from the merger of councils from Hudson, Union, Hunterdon, southern Warren, parts of Middlesex counties. Eagle Island last operated as a resident camp in the summer of 2008; the Council board voted to sell the camp at a board meeting on October 11, 2010, although it took more than five years to find a buyer in the Friends of Eagle Island and complete the sale. When operating as a residential camp, Eagle Island offers sailing, swimming, hiking and various crafts; the camp had many traditions, including the singing of particular songs and a sequence of evening activities during each two-week camp session that included staff introductions and a final-night campfire, ice cream sundae party. Facilities include a large dining hall, a modern shower house, a renovated boathouse.
The camp had a capacity of about 140 campers. The camp season, for children ages 8 through 16, ran from early July to mid-August. There were special adult and family events such as Work Weekends, Women's Weekend, Family Camp. Eagle Island, Inc. resumed camping on Eagle Island in 2019 with two one-week sessions of Day Camp programming. Overnight, Family Camp, Women's Weekends, Work Weekends in additional to Day Camp are planned for 2020. Scouting in New York Eagle Island The camp's present owners Eagle Island Camp, National Historic Landmark summary, at National Park Service Photos of Camp Eagle Island