World's Largest Girl-Led Business Kicks Off at Cookies NOW! Lubbock

LUBBOCK, TX (NEWS RELEASE) – The following is a news release from the Girl Scouts of Texas Oklahoma Plains:

WHAT:            
Approximately 600 Girl Scouts are expected to attend Cookies Now!, an event where girls age 5 to 18  pick up more than 85,000 packages of cookies to start their 2018 Girl Scout Cookie business. 
 
S’mores are back! The crispy graham cookies, double-dipped in crème icing and covered with a chocolatey coating, proved to be an instant favorite following their debut in 2017. S’mores join returning favorites that include Thin Mints, Caramel deLites, Peanut Butter Patties, Peanut Butter Sandwiches, Shortbreads, Thanks-a-Lots and Lemonades. Some troops also sell gluten-free Trios.
 
Cookie Season is January 12 – February 25, 2018
 
WHEN:            
Saturday, January 13, 2018
 
9:00 a.m. – Ribbon Cutting hosted by the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce
10:00 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Girls pick up their initial stock of cookies
 
WHERE:            
Indiana Avenue Baptist Church – 9507 Indiana Avenue, Lubbock, TX 79423
 
EVENT:

  • Ribbon cutting hosted by the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce.
  • Approximately 600 girls, ages 5-18, along with their parents, will pick up more than 85,000 packages of Girl Scout cookies to start their 2018 cookie business.   
  • Four to six 18-wheelers will deliver 7,000 cases of cookies to supply Lubbock-area girls with their initial stock of cookies.
  • Members of our Media Corps, spokesgirls during the Girl Scout year, will be available to speak about the Girl Scout Cookie Program.

We’re the Girl Scouts of Texas Oklahoma Plains
We’re 28,000 strong – 28,000 girls and adults who believe every girl can change the world. It began more than 100 years ago with one woman, Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low, who believed in the power of every girl. Today, we continue her vision of building girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place by helping them discover their inner strength, passions and talents. And with programs from the Texas and Oklahoma panhandles to Fort Worth, there’s a chance for every girl to do something amazing.
 
We’re the Girl Scouts of Texas Oklahoma Plains. To learn more about the Girl Scout Cookie Program, volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, call 800-582-7272 or visit www.gs-top.org.

(The following is a news release from th Girl Scouts of Texas Oklahoma Plains)

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