With a little less than two weeks remaining in the Girl Scout Cookie Sale Program, now is the time for girls to do a final push to reach their goals! It’s not too late to meet or beat a goal or even push for a stretch goal. The Digital Order Card has been a huge success this year. Send out a reminder email to your contacts letting them know about your Hometown Hero and ask them to buy one more box!
Thank you for keeping a close eye on your troop’s inventory. It’s always better to have a clear picture of how each girl’s sales are going rather than a big surprise at the end of the sale. If you need additional cookies for the troop, always check with your troop families first to see if anyone has extras they’d like to transfer, then check with troops in your area and do a troop-to-troop transfer before ordering more inventory from the Cupboards. Troops with excess inventory they would like to transfer should let their Service Unit Cookie Manager know and post on the GSCO Classifieds . Remember, no Girl Scout Cookies can be returned to the Cupboard, but cookies can be transferred between girls and troops.
As girls get closer to reaching their goals, they’re looking over the incentives and making decisions about prizes vs. Cookie Credits. Cookie Credits can be used for Girl Scout Camp, Highest Awards materials or fees, or even to buy fun stuff in the Girl Scout Shop. Learn more about how Cookie Credits can be used.
Earn the Hometown Heroes/ Gift of Caring patch
Help us salute our Hometown Heroes during the 2017 Cookie Sale Program by selling 50 (or more) packages of Hometown Hero /Gift of Caring cookies by Sunday, March 12. Any Girl Scout who does will receive a free, special-order fun patch after completing this online form. Be sure to include your goals, Hometown Hero, and troop number, along with a fun pic of you and your troop! The deadline to complete the form is Tuesday, March 14, 2017.
Thank you Media Stars!
From television to radio to newspapers and even social media, Girl Scouts of Colorado Media Stars have been working hard to spread the news about the 2017 Girl Scout Cookie Sale Program and all the amazing things girls can do because of the cookie sale. Visit the blog to check out a few media interviews featuring our girls.
If you know a girl interested in being a Media Star, email Public Relations Director AnneMarie Harper.
Apply to join the MCC
GSCO is the only Girl Scout council to have a Membership Connection Committee (MCC) as its governance system. The MCC is the centerpiece of our democratic process and a way to give GSCO members a strong voice in the issues they care most about. However, for this committee to continue its good work, it needs members from across to Colorado. If you’re interested in expanding your volunteer-role with GSCO beyond your troop, apply for a seat on the MCC.
- Make frequent deposits into your troop bank account. Don’t keep Girl Scout Cookie money in your car or anywhere else it is at risk of being lost or stolen.
- Beaver Creek Resort has asked that we remind all Girl Scouts that it does not allow roaming vendors of any kind on its common properties unless they are licensed by Beaver Creek Resort Company. Troops and girls are welcome to make arrangements with certain businesses, restaurants, or hotels to sell within their buildings, but selling outside is prohibited, including selling on patios attached to restaurants. These ski areas have council booth sites set up and troops scheduled to sell, and they have asked that troops not call wanting to set up MySales Sites at these locations: Durango Mountain Resort, Durango; Beaver Run Resort, Breckenridge; Loveland Ski Basin,Georgetown; Loveland Ski Valley, Georgetown, Keystone Neighborhood Company, Keystone; Arapahoe Basin Ski Area, Dillon.