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Girl Scout council’s new cookie baker spells sweet success for girls

Little Brownie Bakers has been selected as the new cookie baker for Girl Scouts of Central Illinois (GSCI). Cookie customers in the central Illinois region will now be able to buy name-brand Girl Scout Cookies® like Samoas®, Tagalongs® and Do-si-dos®. … Continue reading

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5 Skills and the Girl Scout Leadership Program

#1 Goal Setting I know I can do it! We’re all about trying new things and having fun, and selling Girl Scout cookies is about both. Girls work together to set team goals for the season—perhaps to donate to local … Continue reading

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How Do Cookie Proceeds Benefit Girls?

The Girl Scout Cookie Program   is vital to GSCI’s mission of building girls of courage,  confidence, and character. How the Cookie Crumbles – $4.00 per box $0.54 per box – troop profit and bonus $0.24 per box – girl recognitions $0.96 per … Continue reading

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10 Reasons to “DIVE IN” to GSCI Fall Products with this Year

The Fall Product Program is a great way for troops to earn money early in the Girl Scout year. This is especially true for new troops who need start-up supplies. There are numerous ways that your troop can earn money through … Continue reading

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Help Your Girl Shine!

Here are five ways you can give your girl with her confidence and relationship skills a boost as she heads back to school: Let her know it’s ok to put her hand up. Encourage her to speak up when she needs … Continue reading

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Girl Scout Volunteer Appreciation Week

Volunteer: a person who does work without getting paid to do it. Merriam-Webster makes the word seem easily interpreted,as if it’s the most simple concept.  But at Girl Scouts, we know that volunteerism is not so easily interpreted, and it … Continue reading

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Fall Product Program – Be Your Best You!

The kick-off of our 2013 “Be Your Best You” fall product program is finally buzzing into your community! Beginning today, Girl Scouts will be taking orders through October 20 for delicious chocolate, candy, and nut products, as well as promoting … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Juliette!

Juliette Gordon Low, founder of Girl Scouts of the USA, was born Juliette Magill Kinzie Gordon on October 31, 1860, in Savannah, Georgia. “Daisy,” as she was affectionately called by family and friends, was the second of six children born … Continue reading

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The Next 100 Years in Girl Scouting

Today is October 1st – the beginning of our new Girl Scout year! The Chronicle of Philanthropy reports that Anna Maria Chávez, chief executive of the Girl Scouts of the USA, is leading the organization in celebrating its 100th anniversary … Continue reading

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Operation Cookie Share

Operation Cookie Share is a program that allows customers to let military troops know that we appreciate their service by purchasing cookies for them. Operation Cookie Share is simple and fun and is a great way for communities to show support … Continue reading

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