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Greenwich Girl Scouts Announce Election Day Cookie Booths
A limited early release of Girl Scout cookies will greet voters on November 5, 2019 at select Greenwich school polling stations and locations. Voters can also donate cookies to current U.S. military and veterans through the Girl Scouts Cookies for Heroes Program.
Greenwich, Connecticut (November 1st, 2019) – Greenwich Girl Scouts will run cookie sale booths at school polling stations including Central Middle, Glenville Elementary, North Mianus Elementary, North Street Elementary and Old Greenwich Elementary schools. The November 5thsale is a limited early release of the famous Girl Scout Cookies which are normally only available during the March cookie season. The Girl Scouts will also be taking donations for Cookies for Heroes, which sends cookies to active duty service members and veterans stateside and overseas.
Cookie sales help support Greenwich Girl Scouts community service projects and educational programming. Participating Girl Scouts also benefit by observing the election process while learning valuable financial and sales skills.
“We love getting our Girl Scouts out and about on Election Day to learn about our nation's political process and practice the five skills of the Girl Scout Cookie Program: goal setting, decision making, people skills, money management, and business ethics.” Frances Wu Nobay, Greenwich Girl Scouts Co-Service Unit Manager (Volunteer).
The current cookie booth schedule shown below can also be found on the Greenwich Girl Scout website at www.greenwichgirlscouts.com.
CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL6:00 am - 10:00 am
NORTH MIANUS SCHOOL10:00am-12:00pm
OLD GREENWICH SCHOOL9:00am-11:00am
STOP AND SHOP
161 W. Putnam Ave.
1:00pm-3:00pmIf you miss them at the polls, Girl Scout troops will also be holding some additional booths during the following dates and times.
11/2/2019 10:00 am - 1:00 pm Stop and Shop, 161 West Putnam Avenue
11/3/2019 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Stop and Shop, 161 West Putnam Avenue
11/9/2019 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Vineyard Vines, Greenwich Avenue
About the Girl Scout Cookie Program:
Proceeds from Girl Scout cookies stay local and support local needs. Whether it’s a science, technology, engineering, or math activity that creates future opportunities, a service project to benefit our community, or a travel program that increases intercultural understanding, Girl Scout cookies make it possible! When you support the Girl Scout Cookie Program, you’re also giving girls the chance to build entrepreneurial skills and confidence .
About the Greenwich Girl Scouts:
The Greenwich Girl Scouts is a Service Unit of the Girl Scouts of Connecticut. Girl Scouts are the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. With programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. For more information on our mission visit the Girl Scouts of Connecticut website: www.gsofct.org