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The Evolution of Girl Scout Cookies, From Grandma’s Kitchen to Your iPhone

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One of our fabulous volunteers and former Girl Scouts was featured this morning in a TIME Magazine article on the evolution of Girl Scout Cookies! Selma Rutledge recalls her grandmother making the cookies she sold and that the Girl Scout Cookie program taught her how to “stand up and speak up.” Do you have a favorite cookie memory? Let us know – we love to reminisce!

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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    PA Weekend

    Date: Fri Jan 23 2015, 6:30 PM - Sun Jan 25 2015, 2 PM

    Location: North Fork Leadership Center

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    CHEF Training

    Date: Fri Jan 23 2015, 7 PM - Sun Jan 25 2015, 12 PM

    Location: Camp Kateri

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    Brownie Play Day

    Date: Sun Jan 25 2015, 10:59 AM - 11 AM

    Location: North Fork Leadership Center

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    Ximenez Fatio House Museum Training

    Date: Fri Jan 30 2015, 12 AM - Sat Jan 31 2015, 11:45 PM

    Location: 20 Aviles St, St Augustine, FL 32084

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NEWS

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Girl Scouts take aim

19 Jan 2015

Girl Scouts helps girls explore their world, introducing them to new experiences, places and activities. Girl Scouts from the Florida School for the Deaf and Blind experienced a couple of “firsts” in early January when they went camping and and received archery instruction at Camp Kateri.

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The Evolution of Girl Scout Cookies, From Grandma’s Kitchen to Your iPhone

16 Jan 2015

Selma Rutledge, Girl Scouts of Gateway Council volunteer and former Girl Scout, tells TIME Magazine about her experience selling Girl Scout cookies. Selma Rutledge recalls her grandmother making the cookies she sold in a small paper bag with a ribbon round it. While the Girl Scout Cookie program has evolved since then, the benefits are still just as amazing! According to Selma, “selling cookies taught me how to meet people and how to present myself. It gave me the courage to stand up and speak up.”