Friday, January 6, 2012

Girl Scouts celebrate anniversary, kick off cookie season

Beginning Saturday, Jan. 7, Girl Scouts throughout central and eastern North Carolina will kick off the 2012 edition of the largest girl-led business in the country.
Here are the fast facts:
• Cookie Sale dates: Saturday, Jan. 7, through Sunday, March 11
• Cost per box of cookies: $3.50
Eight cookie varieties available, including the ever-popular Thin Mints, Caramel deLites and Peanut Butter Patties.
• New this year – when cookie booths kick off Super Bowl weekend, many customers will be able to use their credit card to buy cookies.
• Continuing this year is the elimination of the carton on Thanks-A-Lot cookies, taking an estimated 150 tons of paperboard out of the waste stream.
• Customers who don’t want to purchase cookies for themselves but want to support Girl Scouts, a troop and our military troops can do so through Operation Cookie Drop.
• Now in its eighth year, customer donations have purchased more than 415,000 boxes of Girl Scout Cookies through Operation Cookie Drop.
• Customers wishing to purchase cookies can be connected with a local Girl Scout troop through

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