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Cookies & Beyond, News, Volunteers

Cookie Question: Can my troop accept credit cards?

Yes, your troop can opt to accept credit cards at your booth sales! You’ve probably heard more than once, “I would love to support Girl Scouts, but I only have my card” By using a credit card processor your troop can eliminate this sales obstacle AND girls get another opportunity to build skills in money management, business ethics, and technology. For some troops this is a great way to reach higher sales goals, provide better customer service, and reach even more customers. Please  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Volunteer Experience, Volunteers

7 things every Girl Scout Leader should know

There is more than one way to do things. Being an individual is part of what makes you a great leader and an amazing role model for girls. Let’s encourage our girls to be strong, pursue their interests and challenge obstacles that come their way. As leaders, you should be confident enough to do the same! Use resources wisely. C’mon—It’s in the Girl Scout Law! Don’t reinvent the wheel. Connect with other troop leaders, reference Volunteer Essentials, and talk to your council community  ...

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