The Girl Scouts have come a long way from the first time they started selling cookies in school cafeterias, more than 100 years ago.
Girl Scout cookies arrived Friday in Tucson by the truckload, just one day before cookie sales kick off.
On Thursday, Enterprise's Rec Center was witness to hundreds of cases of Girl Scout Cookies as they were unloaded from a delivery truck by parents and volunteers.
Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas counts 15,000 members and covers a large swath, extending to the state lines of Oklahoma and Louisiana and south almost to Waco. This year, if she sells 2,018 boxes, she'll earn the top prize: a Chromebook laptop.
Furthermore, skills girls learn in the cookie program also influence later success: data shows more than half of Girl Scout alumnae in business say the cookie program was beneficial to skills they possess today, such as money management, goal-setting, and public speaking.
You can buy cookies January 13 through March 4. She previously went to Washington, D.C.
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Select your cookies, place your order, and complete your transaction. There will be Thin Mints, which I think will never be unseated as the most popular cookie. Previous year they lost the funding, but Melanie was able send boxes with her own money.
Allen's troop is made up of 69 girls, one-third of which took advantage of the website past year.
Girl Scouts is the best girl leadership experience in the world.
The profits from cookie sales help troops do activities throughout the year, Dillon said.
But the inclusion of technology doesn't mean the girls are done with the old ways of selling cookies. "She plans to do the same this year, hopefully with more boxes".