Girl Scouts get ready for annual cookie program with interactive kickoff

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Saturday, December 14 1:00 – 6:00 pm Gashland Presbyterian Church
8029 N. Oak Trafficway
Kansas City, MO 64118

Gina Garvin Girl Scouts of NE Kansas & NW Missouri (913) 706-1975 ginagarvin@gsksmo.org

WHAT: Girl Scout Cookie Program Kick-Off – Come join Girl Scouts and their families as they get ready to participate in the Annual Cookie Program. Girls will take part in various cookie business (financial literacy and marketing activities), learn about the cookies and just have Fun as they prepare for the annual program beginning January 1. Activities include Cookie Money (presented by National Bank of KC) – girls will learn selling tips, how to make change and how to set goals for spending and saving; Cookie Spirit – led by the Oak Park High School cheerleaders come learn fun songs you can sing at your booth sale; Bling out your Booth Sale Contest – selling cookies at community locations is the key to success / a great looking booth gets you even more noticed, one troop will win a great prize.

WHY:The Girl Scout Cookie Program is the largest girl-run business in the world. Girls learn five key skills while participating – money management, goal setting, people skills, business ethics and decision making.

WHO:Hundreds of Girl Scouts ages Kindergarten – 12th Grade

WHEN:Saturday, December 14 1:00 – 6:00 pm Great photo and video opportunities

ABOUT:Girl Scouts is the largest organization for girls in the world. Our mission is to build girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. GSKSMO supports about 30,000 girl members and 9,000 adult volunteers in its 47 county jurisdiction surrounding the Greater Kansas City, St. Joseph and Topeka areas. For more information, please visit www.gsksmo.org.

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