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Girl Scout Cookies on Sale in Southern Nevada beginning January 18


Booth sales begin throughout the valley on March 1

LAS VEGAS – The iconic Girl Scout cookie sale is back in Southern Nevada. The cookie line-up includes customer favorites from Little Brownie Bakers: Thin Mints, Samoas, Tagalongs, Trefoils, Do-si-dos, and Savannah Smiles for $5 a box, along with two specialty flavors: Girl Scout S’mores and Toffee-tastics for $6 a box. Local Girl Scouts will begin door-to-door selling to friends and family on January 18 and cookie booths will open at local supermarkets and businesses beginning March 1.

Through the Girl Scout Cookie Program, girls not only discover their inner leadership potential but also use their earnings to power girl-led experiences for themselves and their troop, including domestic and international travel, outdoor adventure, and STEAM programming. Cookie sale proceeds stay local, meaning that when Southern Nevadans purchase their favorite cookies, they’re giving back to their wider community.

“At a time when girl and women leaders are making their mark in every corner of society, the Girl Scout Cookie Program is imperative to ensuring our country has a strong workforce and economy,” said Linda Bridges, Chief Communications Officer for Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada. “When you purchase a box (or more) of cookies, you empower local Girl Scouts to become financially independent, learn critical thinking skills, and directly impact our community.”

The sale of cookies as a way to finance troop activities began in 1917, five years after Juliette Gordon Low started Girl Scouts in the United States. 2,870 local Girl Scouts sold over 860,000 boxes of cookies in 2018. All proceeds raised during cookie season stays in Southern Nevada and helps Girl Scouts attend camp, fund trips, and complete service projects. The ultimate goal of cookie season is to help fund troop activities and to teach Girl Scouts about the importance of financial literacy.

For more information or to purchase cookies, please call 702-385-3677, or visit girlscoutsnv.org.

About Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada
Founded on April 14, 1932 in Boulder City, Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada (GSSNV) is the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. GSSNV focuses on four key pillars: STEAM Education, Outdoor Experiences, Life Skills, and Entrepreneurship.
GSSNV serves the four Southern-most counties in Nevada: Clark, Lincoln, Nye, & Esmeralda, as well as the Southern California counties of Inyo and San Bernardino (eastern border) and has 4,483 girl and adult members.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Linda Bridges
Chief Communications Officer
lbridges@girlscoutsnv.org
702-932-1914

SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS:
Facebook: @GirlScoutsNV
Twitter: @GirlScoutsNV
Instagram: @GirlScoutsNV
LinkedIn: @GirlScoutsNV