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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, Family Experience, Parents

How to Help Your Girl’s Troop During the Cookie Program

It’s that time of year again! The time of goal-setting, resolution-making, and (most importantly) Girl Scout Cookies! The Girl Scout Cookie Program is an awesome skill-building, money-earning opportunity for Girl Scouts. And the more adults involved in your troop’s sale, the more successful it can be! So, how can you help your girl’s troop during cookie season this year? There are so many opportunities! Register and Get Background Checked The first, and potentially most  ...

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Cookies & Beyond, Parents

Top 10 Reasons to Buy Girl Scout Cookies

Buying Girl Scout cookies does a world of good! Here are our top ten reasons to buy these delicious treats. 10. Girl Scout cookies are delicious! Choose from eight tasty varieties, including the best-selling Thin Mint and the new, gluten-free Toffee-tastic. There’s bound to be at least one flavor you can’t resist. 9. You’re supporting the largest girl-run business in the world and fueling tomorrow’s business leaders. Eighty percent of all female business owners participated in the Girl  ...

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Cookies & Beyond, General, Volunteers

6 Tips to Reach Your Cookie Goals!

Everyone take a deep breath and give yourself a pat on the back for surviving the initial order phase of our council’s cookie sale. You’ve been championing your girls throughout the sale and teaching them important skills like business ethics, money management, and customer service. Mission accomplished, right? But what if your troop (or daughter) hasn’t reached her cookie goal yet? How can we encourage our girls to go beyond the initial order taking and really stretch to  ...

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