The Girl Scouts of America were founded on this day in 1912 in Savannah, Georgia. From a small group of 12 they have grown worldwide and served millions! My mother and sisters were all very active members, all eventually serving as Troop Leaders, Camp Counselors, Unit Leaders, and more. Thank you GSUSA!
Here is a special Birhtday Message from the CEO, Anna Maria Chávez:
And to help pay for all their programs, and keep the public sweetly in heaven, Girl Scout Cookie Sales begin soon! Ooops, they are already past! Lucky we have some in the freezer! But pleae do find other ways to support Girls and Boys in Scouts everywhere! Thank you!
Here is an update:
Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) today announced that National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend, which has become a national holiday for Girl Scout Cookie fans, will take place February 27–March 1, 2015. Girls across the country will sell cookies at booths, door to door, and through Digital Cookie, the first national digital platform that enables girls to learn 21st-century skills while selling cookies through their own personalized cookie websites or face-to-face using a mobile transaction app. The 2015 Cookie Weekend will mark the 98th year of Girl Scouts selling cookies and learning the basic skills and acumen they need to be leaders in business and sales, manage their personal and family finances, and gain self-sufficiency and confidence handling money. ...more
We hope that you will do your part to help support this organization and its mission of empowering Girls and Women. Thank you!