Published Friday, January 04, 2013

Girl Scout Cookies on Sale

From STAFF REPORTS

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Need your annual cookie fix? You don’t have to wait long, as Coweta Girl Scouts will start selling cookies today.

Girl Scouts are rolling out a new package design. The boxes feature images of girls volunteering in the community, enjoying arts and sports, and being entrepreneurial.

Coweta Girl Scouts will be getting a look at the new boxes at Saturday’s “cookie rally” at First United Methodist Church in Newnan. The rally events help Scouts and leaders organize marketing and sales events.

To help find a Troop near you selling the famous cookies, go to http://cookielocator.littlebrownie.com or www.gsgatl.org .

Cookie booth sales will begin locally in mid-February. Girls Scout cookies are $3.50 a box.

When you purchase Girl Scout cookies, you are participating in a girl’s success and investing in her potential to become a strong, confident and resourceful citizen.

Much more than a fundraiser, the Girl Scout Cookie Program is a hands-on leadership and entrepreneurial program for girls, through which they practice five important life skills: Goal setting, decision-making, money management, people skills and business ethics.

Many successful business women today say they got their start selling Girl Scout cookies.

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