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GIRL SCOUTS OF NASSAU COUNTY TO SHOWCASE FAMOUS COOKIES AT CHOCOLATE WORLD EXPO

Garden City, NY (February 29, 2012) – Love Girl Scout Cookies and chocolate? Then be sure to attend the upcoming Chocolate World Expo on Sunday, March 4th from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City, NY. The Girl Scouts of Nassau County will provide you with your Cookie fix at the event!

“We are so excited to showcase our famous Girl Scout Cookies at Long Island's first Chocolate World Expo,” said Donna Ceravolo, Executive Director of the Girl Scouts of Nassau County. “As we celebrate our 100th Anniversary, we are honored that Chocolate World Expo so graciously donated a booth to us so we can sell our Cookies to all the attendees, especially our newest Cookie, Savannah Smiles.”

Chocolate World Expo, also known as “CWE,” features tastings and sales of gourmet chocolates, baked goods, specialty foods, cheeses, gelato, wines and much more! Best of all, admission to CWE includes full access to the Museum’s exhibits, plus one free ride on Nunley’s Carousel!

The Girl Scout Cookie® Program is the world's largest Business and Financial literacy program. In the 86 years that the Girl Scouts Cookie® Program has been in existence, it has continuously offered new ways to help girls grow strong. Girls learn important lessons in Goal Setting, Decision Making, Money Management, People Skills and Business Ethics. The Cookie Program also teaches girls to appreciate and take pride in the work that they've accomplished for themselves and for Girl Scouts. Because of the earning power of the Girl Scout Cookie® Program, no girl is ever turned away from Girl Scouts of Nassau County because of financial need.

For more information on the Chocolate World Expo or to purchase tickets to the event visit http://www.chocolateworldexpo.com. Looking for the nearest Girl Scout Cookie® booth sale? Use the Cookie Booth Locator tool on Girl Scouts of Nassau County website, www.gsnc.orgor download the phone app from your providers’ app store.

Girl Scouting in Nassau County creates an accepting and nurturing environment, which gives girls a chance to build character and receive skills for success in the real world. In partnership with committed adult volunteers, girls develop qualities that will serve them throughout their lives, such as leadership, strong values, social conscience, and conviction about their own potential and self-worth. With almost 21,000 girl and 7,000 adult members, Girl Scouts of Nassau County has become the preeminent organization and leading authority for girls. The organization, now in its 100th year, continues to make the world a better place one girl at a time.

For more information on the Girl Scouts of Nassau County call Donna Rivera Downey 516-741-2550 at ext. 260, or visitwww.gsnc.org.

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