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Cookies & Beyond, Volunteers

6 Ways to Find Success at Your Cookie Booths

Cookie booth season is almost upon us! Troops are hitting up stores and community centers across western Ohio to set up tables, meet with customers, and sell some Girl Scout Cookies. And the best part? Girls get to do amazing things with their cookie earnings. So, what are some ways troops can find success at your cookie booths to earn more (and therefore experience more)? Here are 6 of our favorites! 1. Wear Your Uniform! Girl Scout uniforms are incredibly iconic. Everyone  ...

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Cookies & Beyond

Thinking Outside the Cookie Box: 4 Non-Traditional Booth Locations

Booth sales are coming and if you’re looking for some non-traditional location ideas that have paid off for our troops, here are some outside the box ideas we’ve collected over the years from creative girls and their leaders. Sometimes choosing the road (or booth location) less traveled can make all the difference! If there are people there, put a booth there! Great places to sell cookies are anyplace there are a lot of people – outside church services, at school sporting  ...

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Cookies & Beyond, Girls, Parents

6 Ways to Make Digital Cookie More Personal

Throughout the Girl Scout Cookie Program, girls are learning valuable skills as they run their own cookie business. And in the age of the internet, learning online marketing skills is invaluable—which is why Digital Cookie is such an awesome tool! In  addition, Digital Cookie orders average twice as many packages per order as face-to-face orders. That means she can reach her goal in half the time! But without the face-to-face interactions girls have when selling cookies door-to-door or  ...

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Cookies & Beyond, Parents, Volunteers

What Is Cookies For A Cause?

Wondering what we mean when we say Cookies for a Cause? Well, most simply, it is the re-branding of our Operation Cookie Donation Program. This year Girl Scouts of Western Ohio will be supporting 4 types of organizations through our annual Cookie Program with donations of everyone’s favorite cookies. What are those 4 types of organizations? Military Food Pantries Veterans Health Services Why are we changing up our cookie donation program? It’s not because Operation Cookie wasn’t  ...

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