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2009-12-08 13:48:00

Donations through adjunct Girl Scout Cookie program directly support cookie shipments to military personnel serving overseas PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In partnership with the Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau and Operation Gratitude, Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania (GSEP) is kicking off its Council-wide Cookies from Home program, as the Army-Navy rivalry returns to Philadelphia for its annual football match-up. (Logo:...

2009-01-31 13:15:08

Fans of Girl Scout cookies in cities like Los Angeles will find smaller cookies in each box despite the price staying the same, a Girl Scout official says. Carol Dedrich, a Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles spokeswoman, said the organization decided to shrink their cookies instead of increasing the cost of their traditional product, The Los Angeles Daily News said Friday. Dedrich said the cookie boxes themselves will also be smaller this year, but their cost will remain at $4 despite the...

2008-12-15 11:02:51

A 16-year-old Girl Scout in Dearborn, Mich., says she is determined to shatter the record for the most Girl Scout cookies sold by a single member. Jennifer Sharpe, who already holds the record for most cookies sold in a single sales season, said she hopes to reach the cumulative 60,000-box record during her current junior year of high school, The Detroit News said Monday. The teenager, who sold 17,328 boxes of Girl Scout cookies last year to set the sales record, figures a strong junior year...

2008-10-01 18:00:49

By SHEILA FARMER For The Maryland Gazette A craft fair, tractor pull and spooky happenings prove that the fairgrounds at 1450 Generals Highway aren't just for the annual county fair. Hundreds of handcrafted items will be on display this weekend at the 18th annual Fall Craft Festival at the county fairgrounds. The event will be held rain or shine from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. There is no admission or parking fee. Visitors will find holiday and gift...

2008-09-15 18:00:36

By PAULA SUHEY If you measured Girl Scout Shannon Bradley's age in Girl Scout cookies rather than years, the answer would be 3,500 boxes. That's a lot of cookies in the nine years the 13-year-old Southside resident has been a Girl Scout. But Scouting is about more than selling cookies. Completing projects and activities that help in the community are as synonymous with Girl Scouting as its annual cookie sale. Bradley's Girl Scout uniform includes a sash with 17 merit badges. She wears a...

2008-08-17 18:00:51

By JoAnne Poindexter joanne.poindexter@roanoke.com 981-3232 The four members of Girl Scout Troop 329 of the Trefoil Service Unit recently created a marketing package for the food pantry at St. Francis House and earned their Silver Award. The award is the second highest honor a Girl Scout can earn. The Scouts -- Hannah Godsey, Laura Hall, Emily Heymann and Elizabeth Hill -- are students at Patrick Henry High School and meet at South Roanoke United Methodist Church. They developed...

2008-08-04 03:00:32

By Jim Carney, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Aug. 4--CUYAHOGA FALLS: The 1,000 Girl Scouts are long grown now, scattered into lives as wives and mothers, educators and businesswomen. The tiny seedlings they tucked into the dark earth at Hampton Hills Metro Park 40 years ago are grown, too -- a woods of pine trees stretching 60 feet skyward. On a recent Sunday afternoon, several of the women who planted the trees so long ago took a walk into the past. They hiked a trail a half-mile...

2008-06-17 12:00:57

For the first time, Dairy Queen(R) has merged the world's most popular frozen treat, the Blizzard(R), with the best-selling Girl Scout cookie, the Thin Mint. The result is creamy soft serve blended with Girl Scouts Thin Mint Cookie pieces and a Creme de Menthe topping to create this summer's blockbuster - the DQ(R) Girl Scouts Thin Mint Cookie Blizzard. Available at all Dairy Queen and DQ Grill & Chill(R) locations nationwide on July 1, the Girl Scouts Thin Mint Cookie Blizzard is...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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