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Rally Your Girls, Cookie Season is Coming!

When your girls take part in the Girl Scout Cookie sale, they are doing so much more than selling delicious treats to our cookie-loving friends and neighbors. They’re building essential skills like goal setting, decision making, money management, people skills, and business ethics. That’s why it’s more than just another fundraiser; it’s the largest girl-led entrepreneurial program in the world! Cookie season kicks off in January, and we know you want your girls to  ...

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Simplifying the Girl Scout Cookie Program

Parents and caregivers want their girls to have the absolute best opportunities to grow into G.I.R.L.s (Go-getters, Innovators, Risk-takers, and Leaders)™. But with busy schedules, it can be hard to fit in all of the amazing opportunities available to girls.  Because of this, parents are often forced to pick and choose the activities that take precedence with time and availability. We know girls need and want programs that will help them learn financial literacy. That’s why  ...

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7 Ways to Find Success at Your Cookie Booths

Cookie booth season is 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 7 of our favorites! 1. Wear Your Uniform! Girl Scout uniforms are incredibly iconic. Everyone recognizes them!  ...

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What is the Goal Getter Phase?

The 2017 Girl Scout Cookie Program is well underway in western Ohio! The Initial Order Phase ended last Friday, and we’ve moved into the Goal Getter Phase! But… what does that mean, exactly? What is the Goal Getter Phase? The Goal Getter Phase is the second of three phases in our council’s cookie sale. It’s an opportunity for girls to continue selling between Intial Order and Booth Sales so they can reach their goals and grow their cookie business! This year, Goal  ...

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