Saturday, January 18, 2020

“Every box of cookies is more than just a yummy cookie”

From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin:
"If you’ve been waiting since last winter for more Girl Scout cookies, they’re back.

The cookies, which have been around for about 100 years, are available through March 8.

There is a new cookie, Lemon-Ups. But most of the longtime favorites – including Thin Mints, Samoas and Tagalongs - are back. Prices have not changed in three years. But the packaging has been redesigned.

For the first time, cookies are baked with messages on them inspired by Girl Scout entrepreneurs. Each Lemon-Ups cookie bears one of the following declarations: I Am Gutsy, I Am Strong, I Am Creative, I Am Bold, I Am A Leader, I Am A Risk-Taker, I Am An Innovator, I Am A Go Getter."

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As some may recall from last Saturday, I managed to stock up on a supply of Girl Scout cookies from Troop 62378 was at the Rockland Trust Bank in downtown Franklin. Other girl scouts were at locations around town and will be for the next several weekends.

Troop 62378
Troop 62378

Girl Scout cookies
Girl Scout cookies
For additional info on Girl Scouts and how cookie sales fund their programs, you can listen to this Freakonmics podcast. Stephen Dubner interviews Sylvia Acevedo, CEO of Girls Scouts

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