It’s the most wonderful time of the year – Girl Scout Cookie Time!
Beginning today and through February 22, 2015, registered girls will begin taking Girl Scout Cookie orders. Seven varieties of cookies are offered this year: Thin Mints, Samoas, Tagalongs, Trefoils, Do-Si-Dos, Savannah Smiles, and Rah Rah Raisins. New this year, Rah Rah Raisins are hearty oatmeal cookies with plump raisins and Greek yogurt-flavored chunks. The cookies are selling for $4 per box.
The Girl Scout Cookie Program is the largest girl-run business in the world. Girls learn skills such as goal setting, decision making, money management, people skills, and business ethics. They work together with their fellow troop members and decide how they would like to use the funds they raise, including once-in-a-lifetime travel across the country, buying supplies for service projects, attending summer camp, and much more. All Girl Scout Cookie Program proceeds stay in the community.
“The Girl Scout Cookie Program is much more than a fundraiser,” said Roni Luckenbill, chief executive officer for Girl Scouts of Western Ohio states, “By supporting the Girl Scout Cookie Program, you’re supporting the success of girls in our community and around the worldI encourage people...