One Wyandotte troop is using a portion of their proceeds to buy new playground equipment.
It's time to stock up on your favorite Girl Scout cookies and one Wyandotte Brownie troop is including an extra dash of kindness with all their sales. The girls with Brownie Troop No. 40101 out of Monroe Elementary School voted to donate 15 percent of all of their cookie profits to help purchase new playground equipment at their school. The girls also are collecting cash donations that will be used to purchase and ship boxes of cookies to service members overseas. Anyone wanting to support the girls' philanthropic efforts can email Sakura Keast at firstname.lastname@example.org. Those wanting to grab a box (or five) while out and about can find a complete list of local sales locations on the Girl Scouts' website. They even have a phone app that can…
Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan celebrates its 100th birthday with a video competition.
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan is celebrating its 100th birthday by inviting metro Detroit Girl Scouts—past and present—to join the party and share their best Girl Scout memories on Facebook. The top three most popular video submissions will win a year supply of Girl Scout cookies, two tickets to GSSEM’s annual Cookie Gala, which is a gourmet Girl Scout cookie recipe competition, or a Girl Scouts 100th anniversary prize pack. “If you did an awesome service project with your troop, or if you were a top cookie seller in your day, or have a special Girl Scout camping memory, we want to hear about it. This is your chance to share your great Girl Scouts memories with fellow Girl Scout alumnae,” said Denise Dalrymple, CEO of GSSEM. …