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Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada to Host Annual Cookie “Mega Drop”


667,000 boxes of cookies to be distributed in 1 day – Largest drop location at Cowabunga Bay

 

Media Event:  667,000 boxes of cookies will be distributed to local Girl Scout families on at seven drop sites, including the two largest: Cowabunga Bay at 900 Galleria Dr. and Berger Allied Moving and Storage at 600 East Cheyenne Ave.

Event Date and Time: Saturday, February 8 at 9:00 a.m. - Noon

Event Details: 667,000 boxes of cookies will be distributed to local Girl Scout families on Saturday at seven drop sites across Southern Nevada during the annual cookie “mega drop”. Cowabunga Bay will be the largest drop site distributing over 103,000 boxes of cookies in less than 3 hours helping to prepare Girl Scouts and Troop Leaders for the start of cookie booths on February 14.

Traditional Girl Scout cookie booths begin on Friday, February 14 and end on Sunday, March 1.

2,500 Southern Nevada Girl Scouts are anticipated to sell over 885,000 boxes of cookies in 2020. 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.

“Ensuring our world-famous Girl Scout cookies reaches our customers takes a village. 667,000 boxes of cookies will be distributed to local Girl Scout families on Saturday at seven drop sites, including Cowabunga Bay and Berger Allied Moving and Storage. We want to ensure that every Southern Nevadan has the ability to purchase their favorite cookie as soon as booths open on February 14 and mega drop helps us do that,” said CEO Kimberly Trueba.

Notes: CEO Kimberly Trueba, volunteers, and Girl Scouts available for interviews from 9:00am - Noon

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 Opportunities. 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).

MEDIA CONTACT:

Linda Bridges

Chief Communications Officer

lbridges@girlscoutsnv.org

702-932-1914