LET YOUR HEART MELT FOR GIRL SCOUT COOKIES
Feb 11, 2016

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LET YOUR HEART MELT FOR GIRL SCOUT COOKIES

Booth Sales Begin In Time for Valentine’s Day

Charlotte, N.C. (Feb. 11, 2016) – As florists and retailers count down the hours until Valentine’s Day, the Girl Scouts Hornets’ Nest Council is preparing for cookie booth sales to begin Friday, Feb. 12, just in time to make your heart melt for Girl Scout cookies. 

The classic flavors loved by generations will be available at retail stores, grocery stores and other local businesses where young female entrepreneurs can exercise essential business skills like goal setting, decision making, money management, customer service and business ethics.

To locate a booth nearby, visit the Girl Scouts’ cookie locator at http://cookielocator.littlebrownie.com/. A list of the month’s available locations, hours and addresses are provided to direct one easily to the irresistible cookie flavors. This year’s cookie lineup includes:

  • Do-si-dos are crunchy oatmeal sandwich cookies with creamy peanut butter filling. ($4)
  • Rah Rah Raisins are hearty oatmeal cookies with plump raisins and Greek yogurt-flavored chunks. ($4)
  • Samoas: These crisp cookies, coated in caramel, are sprinkled with toasted coconut and striped with a dark chocolate coating. ($4)
  • Savannah Smiles are crisp, zesty lemon wedge cookies dusted with powdered sugar. ($4)
  • Tagalongs are layered with peanut butter and covered with a chocolate coating. ($4)
  • Thin Mints: Made with natural oil of peppermint, these crisp wafers are covered in chocolate. ($4)
  • Toffee-tastic: Introduced in 2015, these gluten-free, rich buttery cookies are packed with golden toffee bits. ($5 via booth and digital sales only)
  • Trefoils are delicate-tasting shortbread cookies that are delightfully simple and satisfying. ($4)
     

Serving nearly 19,000 girls and adults, the Girl Scouts Hornets’ Nest Council operates in eight North Carolina and South Carolina counties including Anson, Cabarrus, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Rowan, Stanly, Union and York. The nonprofit organization is the leading authority on girls’ healthy development and builds courage, confidence and character to make the world a better place. 

Girl Scout cookies will be available until March 6. For more cookie information, visit www.hngirlscouts.org/cookies-more/

About Girl Scouts:
Founded in 1912, Girl Scouts of the USA is the preeminent leadership development organization with 2.7 million girl and adult members worldwide. Girl Scouts is the leading authority on girls’ healthy development and build courage, confidence and character to make the world a better place. Girl Scouts Hornets’ Nest Council serves nearly 19,000 girls and adults in eight North Carolina and South Carolina counties including Anson, Cabarrus, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Rowan, Stanly, Union and York. For more information on how to join, volunteer, reconnect or donate to Girl Scouts, visit www.hngirlscouts.org and follow us on Facebook, Twitter @GSHNC and Pinterest.

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