Friday, February 22, 2013
Cookie sales have begun! Here's where to buy Girl Scout Cookies in Centreville this weekend.
Girl Scouts will be selling cookies at several locations and events throughout Centreville starting this Friday and continuing through March 24. Many times, dates and locations for cookie sale booths are already set. Several for this weekend are listed below. For additional times and locations, you may enter your ZIP code into this Girl Scouts’ Cookie Locator page. You may also download the Girl Scout cookies locator mobile app. Sales are dependent, in part, on the weather. Girl Scout cookies are $4 this year, up from $3.50 per box. Each Girl Scout troop gets to keep up to 70 cents from every box sold. Sales will continue through March 24. Ciro's, 6067 Centreville Crest Lane Friday 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Ace Hardware, 5057 Westfields Boulevard …
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Over 100 Girls Scouts attended a 100th birthday party in Centreville.
Girl Scouts past and present met at Centreville United Methodist Church on Monday to celebrate 100 years of service. It was March 12, 1912 when Juliette Gordon Low, the founder of Girls Scouts, held the first Girl Scout meeting with 18 girls in Savannah, Georgia. Centreville troop 3663 honored the anniversary by throwing a party for all current and former Girl Scouts to celebrate the beginning of the organization (the writer's daughter is a member of the troop). Troop #3663, an Ambassador troop of thirteen Centreville High School juniors, hosted the event. The troop started in 2001 and many of them received their 10-year pins last year. The girls are active in many other sports, choirs, clubs and work with the younger scouts quite a bit…
Thursday, January 5, 2012
By Breauna Johnson, Public Relations specialist, Girl Scout Council of the Nation's Capital
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
Thursday, January 5, 2012
Girl Scout Cookies are on sale in the Greater Washington Region. Girl Scouts are taking orders now for delivery of cookies starting Feb 6. Girl Scout Cookie booths outside local stores will run from February 22 - March 24. Each box of Girl Scout Cookies cost $4 with all proceeds staying in the Greater Washington Region to support local Girl Scout activities. What started as a bake sale in 1917 has grown into the largest girl-led entrepreneurial business in the nation. Last year in the Greater Washington Region, over 4.5 million boxes of Girl Scout Cookies were sold. Proceeds from the sale are used to support local troop activities like travel and community service projects; and to maintain Girl Scout camps, develop programs and provide …