It’s time: Girl Scout Cookie time

girl scouts logoIt’s that time again for the Great American Girl Scout Cookie Sale! From January 1 to March 31, girl scouts in our local communities will become young business entrepreneurs as they learn goal setting, marketing skills, and money management. Everybody loves Girl Scout Cookies! They taste great, but remember these cookies also do great things. The Girl Scout Cookie program gives girls great courage, confidence and character.

girl scouts in our local communities will become young business entrepreneurs as they learn goal setting, marketing skills, and money management. Everybody loves Girl Scout Cookies! They taste great, but remember these cookies also do great things.The Girl Scout Cookie program gives girls great courage, confidence and character.

It’s true. The Girl Scout Cookie Program has gone digital! Yes, the Girl Scout Cookie Program you know and love is going beyond the booth and offering more ways to buy cookies and support girls’ learning than ever before. And the best part is that Digital Cookie helps take the five essential life skills girls learn through the traditional cookie program to a whole new level—introducing critical lessons about online marketing, application use, and ecommerce to more than one million excited Girl Scouts, in real-time.

So how does it work? In true Girl Scout style, the girls always initiate the cookie sale. So if you know a Girl Scout, tell her you’re interested in becoming a Digital Cookie customer and she will take it from there! Don’t know a #cookieboss? No worries, just contact Arlene at awilhelm@gsvsc.org or 540-777-5105 or Maggie at mkuebler@gsvsc.org or 540-777-5115.

This year, in addition to our normal offering of classics like Thin Mints and Carmel deLites/Samoas, we are also selling a brandnew gluten-free cookie: Gluten-Free Trios. Trios have chocolate chips nestled in a gluten-free peanut butter oatmeal cookie. Millions of Americans have problems eating food with gluten – so we have created a delicious cookie just for them! Made with real chocolate chips, real peanut butter and certified gluten-free whole grain oats, Trios will be available in a number of test markets this year – and you live in one of them! LIMITED AVAILABILITY so get them early on in January.

Girl Scout Cookies are $4 a box and help support Girl Scout programs, camps and community service projects. Also customers who purchase 5 boxes of cookies are eligible to have their names entered into a drawing for a year’s supply of cookies! One entry for every 5 boxes purchased.

The Girl Scout Cookie Program is the largest girl-led business in the country and generates immeasurable benefits for girls, their troops, their councils, and their local communities. Girls set cookie sale goals to support their chosen activities for the year — community service projects, leadership endeavors, summer camps, travel experiences near and far, and much more! girl scouts learn life skills and are able to realize their goals—and they have fun! Customers get a great product and all of the proceeds support Girl Scouting in the local community. It’s a win-win for everyone involved.

Girl Scout Cookies are a treasured American tradition, and they help girls do great things! Contact your local troop to purchase a box today! To find a Girl Scout Cookie booth sale location nearest you, visit www.girlscoutcookies.org and enter your zip code and click go! It will show you the time, date, and locations of Girl Scout cookie booths in your area.

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