Tag Archives: #GirlScoutcookies

Emily – A Girl Scout with Global Impact

Emily, a Senior Girl Scout from Brookline, joined in elementary school, and has since spread her love of Girl Scouting throughout eastern Massachusetts, and abroad in China! At the 2016 Leading Women Awards this past March, Emily was selected to introduce one of the honorees. She remembers being nervous to deliver a self-written speech in […]

Brookline Juniors Earn Including All Girls Patch

Earning the Including All Girls Patch heightens Girl Scouts’ awareness, understanding and acceptance of people’s differences and disabilities. Junior Troop 88200 from Brookline, MA, recently earned this patch through the five steps described below. 1) Strengths and Weaknesses: Together, the girls looked at how individuals with disabilities are portrayed in advertising, and how this influences […]

Stories from 2016 Cookie Season, Part 2

Girl Scout Cookies don’t just taste great, they also inspired some feel good stories this season. We loved hearing these heartwarming tales!   Chelmsford Troop 85000 witnessed an amazing display of generosity at their Cumberland Farms booth sale in January. A man approached their booth, asked how many cookies the girls had left to sell […]

CEO Pat Parcellin on Exceptional Women, Magic 106.7!

Our CEO, Pat Parcellin, was recently invited to join Sue Tabb of Magic 106.7 on Exceptional Women, a Sunday morning radio program. Pat discussed many aspects of Girl Scouting today—the 100th anniversary of the highest award a Girl Scout can earn, the Gold Award; badges girls earn in many disciplines and skillsets; our wonderful volunteers […]

Stories from 2016 Cookie Season, Part 1

Thanks for sharing your 2015-16 cookie season stories with us. We loved reading about your adventures, successes and ingenuity!     Quincy Cadette Isabelle put her marketing skills to work during Valentine’s Day weekend. She created heart-shaped note cards to place on cookie packages. Any time she spotted a potential customer leaving Roche Bros. holding […]

Celebrating Cookies for a Cause 2016 at Hanscom

The sun was shining brightly on Saturday, March 19, when we gathered at Hanscom Air Force Base to distribute nearly 20,000 packages of Girl Scout Cookies to six military and veteran organizations. The event concluded our 2016 Cookies for a Cause program, which allows Girls Scouts to accept donations for military organizations, food pantries and other […]

Girl Scouts on TV!

Did you catch the Girl Scouts on WCVB NewsCenter 5? Cadette Girl Scout Troop 72814 from Marlborough recorded a video clip for the EyeOpener newscast. The girls and their troop leaders promoted the benefits of selling cookies, donating to Cookies for a Cause and the Cookie Locator. Be sure to check out their “Wake Up […]

If Hunger Games Characters Were Girl Scout Cookies

Have you ever wondered what would happen if the characters in The Hunger Games were replaced with Girl Scout cookies? No? Well, we have. And we’ve compiled our thoughts into this list of characters and what we believe is their spirit cookie.   There is no cookie quite like Caramel deLites, and the same can […]

Gluten-Free Giving

Cookie Season may be over, but we’re still spreading the love. At the close of our cookie sale, Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts donated 181 cases of gluten-free cookies to Pierce’s Pantry, a locally based gluten-free food bank. GSEM began offering a gluten-free cookie option this past year, introducing Chocolate Chip Shortbread to complement our […]

Pizza, wings and Girl Scout cookies, oh my!

  Pizza, wings and Girl Scout cookies, oh my! The Super Bowl is just around the corner and Girl Scout cookies are the perfect addition to the usual Super bowl snacks. Take advantage of the big game and show your home team pride (we know they didn’t make it this year), wear football jerseys or […]