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Girl Scout Cookie Season Around The Corner In Havasu

Girl Scout Cookie Season Around The Corner In Havasu
Becky Maxedon / 03 Jan 2023 / No Comments » Comments

By Becky Maxedon

As the end-of-year holidays grow smaller and smaller in the rear view, one January staple is just around the corner.

Girl Scout Cookie season begins with pre-orders Jan. 6-15, with the cookies arriving and offered from Jan. 16-March 5.

Girl Scout Cookies have been around since 1917, when a Girls Scout Troop in Muskogee, Okla., came up with an idea to fund their projects.

The Muskogee Mistletoe Troop decided it would be a good idea to make and sell cookies in the community. It was a success and soon, other troops caught on and started selling cookies and the process has grown to the enterprise anxiously awaited every year.

Proceeds from Girl Scout Cookie purchases stay local and help create new entrepreneurs. A Girl Scout Cookie purchase helps the next generation of girl entrepreneurs get an important taste of what it takes to be successful – teamwork, planning, and a positive outlook

Look for Girls Scouts selling cookies in local businesses or to contact the Arizona Cactus Pine Council visit azgirlscouts.org for more information.

The sale of Girls Scout Cookies has been around for more than 100 years. Cookie season is just around the corner. Photo courtesy Arizona Cactus-Pine Council

Girl Scouts sell cookies to the cowboys in 2017 at the GCPRA rodeo. Jillian Danielson/RiverScene

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Girl Scouts pose for a photo with their troop leaders in 2017. Jillian Danielson/RiverScene

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Lake Havasu Girl Scouts during the 2022 London Bridge Days Parade. Jillian Danielson/RiverScene

Pirates pose with Girl Scout Troop 979 at the Renaissance Faire in 2017 during the Queen’s Tea. Jillian Danielson/RiverScene

Cookies and food sit on display at H.A.V.E.N in 2015 after they were donated by local Girl Scout Troops. Jillian Danielson/RiverScene

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