Girl Scout Cookie Sales Starts January 10
Cookie Booth Partners Gather to Kick-off Arrival of Cookies
HOUSTON (Dec. 10, 2008) Several tons of Girl Scout cookies will arrive in the city of Houston for distribution to thousands of Girl Scouts throughout San Jacinto Council’s 26 counties. In addition to knocking on neighbors doors, Girl Scouts will also sell Girl Scout Cookies at “Cookie Booths” on the premises of specific cookie booth partners.
- What: Girl Scout Cookie Booth Partner Appreciation Day
- When: Monday, Dec. 15
11:30 a.m.-1 pm.
- Where: Graebel Warehouse
10901 Tanner Rd.
Houston, TX 77041
- Photo Op: More than 45,000 boxes of Girl Scout Cookies will surround the group.
Retail partners of the Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council (GSSJC) cookie program, will come together to see first-hand the enormous amount of cookies that will be sold for the annual cookie sale. The Girl Scout Cookie Program is a focal point of the Girl Scout Business and Economic Literacy initiative for girls age five through 17, providing finance, marketing, and public speaking skills, which builds girls’ self-confidence and leadership skills. The leadership development skills girls learn will serve them for a lifetime.
The eight varieties of cookies offered this year are: Thin Mints, Peanut Butter Patties, Peanut Butter Sandwiches, Shortbread, Thanks-A-Lot, Caramel DeLites, Lemonades and portion- controlled Daisy Go-Rounds. The price for a package of cookies is $3.50. All varieties of Girl Scout cookies are zero grams of trans fat per serving.
Girl Scouts of the USA is the world's preeminent organization for girls, with a membership of more than 3.5 million girls and adults. Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. Chartered by GSUSA to provide Girl Scouting locally, Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council is one of the largest Girl Scout councils in the country serving more than 64,000 girl members and 18,000 adults in 26 southeast Texas counties. For more information call Erin T. Campbell at 713-292-0362 or e-mail her at Ecampbell@sjgs.org.
GSSJC Pluralism Statement
Embracing and promoting pluralism is an integral part of every activity and plan of Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council, not disconnected or separate projects. Only individuals willing to accept and be educated about the basic tenet that Girl Scouting is for all girls may serve in volunteer leadership or staff positions.
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