NOW:53209:USA01012
http://widgets.journalinteractive.com/cache/JIResponseCacher.ashx?duration=5&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdata.wp.myweather.net%2FeWxII%2F%3Fdata%3D*USA01012
90°
H 91° L 68°
Clear | 26MPH

You Can Still Get Your Girl Scout Cookies

March 16, 2011

All over Southeastern Wisconsin, cookie lovers are eagerly awaiting delivery of their Girl Scout Cookies. It’s an annual ritual: the anticipation of the neighborhood — a Girl Scout’s arrival on your doorstep with your favorite sweets. You’re in luck. Whether you missed the order period or you are ready for another round of cookies, you have more opportunities to get Girl Scout cookies during the months of March and April.

 

Over 700 cookie booths are being held at convenient locations, allowing customers to immediately purchase cookies. Some of the participating stores include Sam’s Club, Pick N’ Save, Sentry, Piggly Wiggly, Shopko, and Kmart. Check the Cookie Booth Locator button on www.gwise.org for specific dates, times, and additional sites in your area.

 

There are eight Girl Scout Cookie varieties to choose from: Shoutouts!™, Peanut Butter Patties®, Thin Mints, Caramel deLites®, Thanks-A-Lots™, Shortbread, Lemonades™, and Peanut Butter Sandwiches. The Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast (GSWISE) reminds customers that their purchases support the premiere business and economic literacy program that develops girls into our women leaders of tomorrow.

 

“Through the Cookie Program Activity, Girl Scouts learn valuable business skills such as money management, customer service, goal setting, and teamwork,” said CEO Molly Fuller. “These skills last a lifetime.”

 

The Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast Web site contains a link allowing customers to enter their zip code to get information on their nearest cookie booth location, as well as sale dates and times. Simply visit www.gswise.org and click on the Cookie Booth button. New Cookie Booth sites are added daily.

 

Girl Scout Cookie Program Activity proceeds stay in the community and benefit girls directly through funding troop events and activities, service projects, and supplies. Indirectly, proceeds are used to keep programs affordable for all girls, recruit and train volunteers, give financial assistance to girls, and used for the maintenance and upgrading of Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast facilities.

 

Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast serves over 28,500 girls in grades K through 12 in Kenosha, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Walworth, Waukesha, and Washington counties. Girl Scouts is the pre-eminent development organization and leading authority on girls’ healthy development.

 

This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Suburban News Roundup

E-mail Newsletter

Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.


Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter
Get the Newsletter!

Login or Register to manage all your newsletter preferences.

Community Watch

» Police chase, gunfire began with Porsche stolen at gunpoint Updated:  8/1

» Tochi in Shorewood is closing 7/31

» Lipscomb selected to replace Dimitrijevic as board chair 7/30

» Football coach Drake Zortman leaves Shorewood/Messmer for Homestead Updated:  7/29

» Senior-heavy Nicolet baseball team showed improvement this season 7/29

» Shorewood baseball team struggles with youth 7/29

» Whitefish Bay memorializes woman killed in crosswalk Updated:  7/29

» Brown Deer baseball team hung together despite tough season 7/29

» Shorewood debates trick-or-treat times Updated:  7/29

» Glendale evaluates city hall improvements 7/28

» 'Milwaukee lion' spotted in Glendale Updated:  7/28

» North Shore communities react to state ban on municipal home inspections at time of sale 7/27

» Brown Deer closes on sale of former American TV and Appliance building 7/27

» Woman robbed at gunpoint at Brown Deer bank 7/27

» Bizarre play leads to Homestead "9" sectional loss to Falls 7/22

» North Shore area baseball teams drop tough regional contests 7/22

» Whitefish Bay baseball team comes up just short of Falls in regional thriller 7/22

» Brown Deer municipal buildings need improvements 7/22

» The Suburban 16 Power Rankings: Watt, Niebrugge, and others on the next level 7/22

» Mequon seeks to develop 13 acres in town center district 7/22

» Niebrugge makes Homestead High proud again with finish at British Open 7/22

» Thiensville apartment developer agrees to consider smaller condominium development 7/22

» Whitefish Bay man allegedly charged officer with knives, screamed 'kill me' in officer-involved shooting 7/21

» Initial Reaction Podcast: A dumb-sports-fan's guide to the Bucks arena financing situation 7/21

» JCC Maccabi Games will bring 1,000 teen athletes to the North Shore 7/21

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Advertisement

Advertisement

Local Business Directory

CONNECT    

Advertisement