Girl Scout Cookie Season Launches for 2014
Nassau County Girl Scouts Prepare for Order Taking Time
Garden City, NY – The highly-anticipated Girl Scout Cookie® Season officially launched on January 4, 2014, and during the next two months every Troop of the Girl Scouts of Nassau County (GSNC) will be brushing up on their business skills as they prepare to sell the popular treats to Nassau County residents. The GSNC Girl Scouts will be traditionally accepting cookie orders during the month of January before launching the Cookie booth sales campaign throughout Nassau County, as part of the “This is What a Girl Can Do” campaign.
“We look forward to Girl Scout Cookie® Season all year round, and we are thrilled that it’s finally here” said Donna Ceravolo, Executive Director of the Girl Scouts of Nassau County, Inc. “It’s not only an exciting time for the Girl Scouts and Troop leaders, but the community gets very excited for Cookie Season as well.”
Last year, Girl Scouts USA unveiled a new design for the Girl Scout Cookie® boxes featuring the faces of the Girl Scouts of Nassau County on four of the boxes. The Girl Scout Cookie® boxes also detail the five fundamental skills Troops learn through the Girl Scout Cookie® Program, as well as highlights of badges, quotes from Girl Scouts, information on the Gold Awards and additional information about Girl Scouting. The new Girl Scout Cookie® boxes are part of the “This is What a Girl Can Do” Cookie campaign that showcases the skills and confidence girls gain through the Girl Scout Cookie® program.
“The Girl Scout Cookie® Program is a key part to the Girl Scouting Leadership Experience. Much more than a way to raise money, the Girl Scout Cookie® Program is a hands-on entrepreneurial opportunity that teaches girls goal setting, decision making, money management, business ethics, and people skills” said Ceravolo.
The five skills acquired during the Girl Scout Cookie® program last far beyond the Cookie Season. Proceeds from the Girl Scout Cookie® Program stay in Nassau County to fund Troop and Council activities.
Girl Scouts of Nassau County (GSNC) is the preeminent leadership development organization for girls, with almost 20,000 girl and 7,000 adult members across Nassau County. GSNC is a leading authority on girls' healthy development, and builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. For more information on how to join, volunteer, reconnect with, or donate to Girl Scouts of Nassau County, visit www.gsnc.org or contact Donna Rivera-Downey at (516) 741-2550.
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