Who Loves Girl Scout Cookies OMG!

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Real Estate Agent with People's Choice Realty

Neighborhoods across the Tampa area are flush with girls donned in blue, brown and green vests going door-to-door.

Yes, it’s Girl Scout cookie season.

Girl Scouts are fanning out to homes in their Tampa neighborhoods and nearby areas as well to sell a variety of cookies.

Cookies available this year are Dulce de Leche; Do-Si-Dos; Tagalongs; Thank U Berry Munch; Thin Mints; Trefoils; Samoas; and Savannah Smiles.

Girl Scouts of the USA is the premier leadership organization for girls. The $760 million Girl Scout Cookie Program is the largest girl-led business in the country and generates countless benefits for girls, their councils and communities nationwide.

The girls visiting home after home aren’t just selling cookies because that’s what Girl Scouts do this time of year. Each Girl Scout troop sets cookie goals to support their chosen activities for the year, to fund community service and leadership projects, to attend summer camp, to travel to destinations near and far and to provide events for girls in their community.

It’s hard for the girls, especially the blue vested Daisies in their first year of scouting, to knock on your door and risk rejection. They are doing it for the mentions listed above and also to learn life skills.

Yes, life skills such as goal setting, decision making, money management, people skills and business ethics.

These are skills that the girls will use in the years to come.

So try and set aside the $3.50 cookie price and support the Girl Scouts will they descend on your neighborhood.

The proceeds from each box sold, every penny, from the West Central Florida Council remains in the area where the cookies are sold. The price reflects the current cost of purchasing cookies from a licensed baker, the increased cost of ingredients and the realities of providing Girl Scout activities in an ever-changing economic environment.

If Girl Scouts don’t come knocking on your door, look for them selling with their troops outside of grocery stores, retail stores or anywhere else in the community.

Remember each girl and each troop have plans to use the cookie proceeds throughout the year so go ahead and order a box – or two.  Let's be real 3 boxes a week x 52 weeks, looks like you need 156 boxes to make it till next season!

 

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Comments (2)

Lindsey Hasford
Edina Realty - Elk River, MN
Bringing you home...

I love a few girl scout cookies this time of year... haven't seen any but would love some!

Jan 30, 2012 04:47 AM
Paul Gapski
Berkshire Hathaway / Prudential Ca Realty - El Cajon, CA
619-504-8999,#1 Resource SD Relo

how can u not love girl scout cookie they are so good and nice mix too.

May 08, 2012 03:14 PM