Girl Scout cookie season kicks off this weekend

At the Cookie Kick-off Girl Scouts patiently wait to hear names called for a door prize. SUBMITTED

Yes, people, it's almost time for Thin Mints, Tagalongs and Samoas. It's finally that time of year again. On Saturday, January 6, Girl Scouts of CT will kick off the beginning of the 2018 cookie season by hosting two Cookie Rallies to help prepare girls to become the next century of female entrepreneurs!

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.

The tradition of Girl Scouts selling cookies has been around for more than 100 years. By purchasing cookies, fans of the treats help support the next generation of entrepreneurs, and also invest back in their communities.


Girl Scouts of Southern Alabama recently announced details for its 2018 cookie season. "The way our first responders rallied this year, we thought it was especially important to demonstrate how thankful we are to them". Cookies will be sold through March 4. To participate, you'll need to be in one of San Jacinto Council's 26 counties. "The paperwork needs around by March 25".

A damaged home is seen after Hurricane Harvey passed through on August 26, 2017 in Rockport, Texas. Are you insane about Caramel deLites? Cookie customers and the public can ask Girl Scouts for a secret code and enter it online for a chance to win. In 2017, the program donated 95,000 boxes of cookies.

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