Connie Chavez Villarreal
The Cookies are Coming!
Hundreds will line up Feb. 7 to pick up thousands of boxes of Girl Scout cookies
(Jan. 12, 2009) – For almost a month, young entrepreneurs-in-training have been taking orders for cookies as part of the country’s premier financial literacy program for girls - the annual Girl Scout cookie sale. On Saturday, Feb. 7, hundreds of Girl Scouts and their parents will line up at Graebel Warehouse, located at 10901 Tanner Rd., to pick up box after box of delicious Girl Scout cookies, which will then be delivered to anxious customers.
- WHO: Girl Scouts, parents and volunteers
- WHAT: Cookie Mega Drop event: Girl Scouts and their parents will line up to pick up cookie orders
- WHEN: 9 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 7
- WHERE: Graebel Warehouse
10901 Tanner Rd.
Houston, TX 77041
PHOTO OP: Amidst delivery trucks, forklifts and endless rows of cookie cases, a couple hundred volunteers will work their way down a long line of waiting cars to fill cookie orders.
There’s still time to satisfy your cookie craving! Beginning February 20, girls will be offering cookies at cookie booths outside of grocery stores and other retail venues. The sale ends March 29. The public can call 1-888-GS-COOKIE or visit www.gssjc.org to enter their zip code and be directed to the nearest Girl Scout Cookie Booth.
Girl Scouts of the USA is the world's preeminent organization for girls, with a membership of more than 3.5 million girls and adults. Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. Chartered by GSUSA to provide Girl Scouting locally, Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council is one of the largest Girl Scout councils in the country serving more than 64,000 girl members and 18,000 adults in 26 southeast Texas counties. For more information call 1-800-392-4340 or visit www.gssjc.org.
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Embracing and promoting pluralism is an integral part of every activity and plan of Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council, not disconnected or separate projects. Only individuals willing to accept and be educated about the basic tenet that Girl Scouting is for all girls may serve in volunteer leadership or staff positions.
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