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Cookies for Hometown Heroes

Submitted by Ericka Pilon

Northern & Northeastern CO

Firestone

COVID quarantine hit right at the end of Girl Scout Cookie season and we never were able to take  cookies to our Hometown Heroes, emergency room doctors and nurses at two local hospitals. This weekend, Troop 71171 of Firestone finally dropped off half of their Hometown Hero Cookies, 52 assorted packages, to doctors and nurses at Longmont United Hospital in Longmont.

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Troop 71171 earns Bronze Award

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Submitted by Ericka Pilon

Northern & Northeastern CO

Firestone

We are Troop 71171 in Frederick/Firestone. Our Juniors have been working on their Bronze Award this year. In February, March, and April of 2017, our girls had events at our local senior center, including game and puzzle night, Easter egg coloring, and craft night. For their final event, they had a huge spaghetti dinner and bingo night.  We fed 37 seniors, 13 Girl Scouts, and eight adult volunteers. ?

Our girls cooked and served  dinner (spaghetti, meatballs, salad, and bread), dessert (brownies and ice cream), and drinks (water, coffee, lemonade) all night long.  They led a rousing game of bingo as well. They were complimented left and right on their behavior and manners. They sent each senior home with a gift bag full of goodies donated by our community through a drive that the Girl Scouts led through their elementary schools. We are very proud of the work they have done this year.

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Cookie costume contest winners

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Way to go Kai from Colorado Springs! She is the winner of the first-ever GSCO contest for Best Cookie Costume and will receive $200 in Cookie Credits.

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Ashla from Greeley came in second place and plans to use her winnings ($100 in Cookie Credits) to go to Girl Scout Camp.

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Troop 76119 in Firestone came in third place and will receive $50 in Cookie Credits.

Girl Scout Daisy Troop 70557 delivers Hometown Hero cookies

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Submitted by Chris Schantz

On Feb. 29, the Girl Scout Daisy Troop #70557 of Firestone made a cookie donation to their Hometown Heroes: the Mountain View Fire and Rescue Station in Dacano. This is the first time for these Girl Scout Daisies to sell cookies and gather donations and they were able to donate 26 boxes of cookies to the firefighters! We are so proud of our Hometown Heroes and our first year Girl Scout Daisies!

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