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Girl Scout Cookies Go On Sale Saturday

Scouts around the area will be peddling cookies.

The Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri will kick off their annual cookie drive this Saturday. On Cookie Go! Day, as the kickoff is called, girls will begin taking orders and raising money to benefit Girl Scouts.

The cookies will come in the same seven flavors as last year: Thanks-A-Lot, Lemonades, Shout Out!, Peanut Butter Sandwich, Peanut Butter Patties, Thin Mints and Caramel deLites.

Girl Scouts from troops across eastern Missouri, from St. Louis to north in Putnam Country to south in Ste. Genevieve, will begin selling cookies on Saturday, Jan. 21 at $3.50 per package.

All proceeds from cookie sales stay within the community to benefit local girls. Troops use the money for everything from field trips to community service projects; with these funds, Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri can also deliver programs for girls, provide training for adult volunteers, and maintain our three local Girl Scout camps.

Martin L. Harris January 21, 2012 at 07:40 PM
Companies can Donate to Faces of Freedom Fighters Foundation 3rd Annual Cookies for GI's Drive at PO. Box 446 Cedar Hill. Mo. 63016. We accept donations and then purchase Cookies from local Girl Scout Troops. We have a contact which enables us to send Cookies to our Troops postage paid. By donating through the Faces of Freedom Fighters Foundation you receive a Tax Deductible receipt for for your donation. You don't receive a Tax deduction for individual purposes.We encourage you to help out our Girl Scouts for your personal use. There are many people who don't buy Cookies for one reason are another but may want to send Cookies to out GI's who are Defending our Freedom, For further details visit our web-site for details or call Marty at 314-769-2068. We at this time sponsor six different local Girl Scout Troops in the St. Louis area. These troops are listed on our web-site along with contact numbers for your convenience. Please Support Our Troops and the Girl Scouts of America..............Sincerely Martin L. Harris 314-769-2068 web-site www.facesoffreedomfighters.org
Martin L. Harris January 21, 2012 at 07:46 PM
The Faces of Freedom Fighters Foundation is a 501c3 Non Profit Organization dedicated to building the First State Soldiers Monument and Memorial in the State of Missouri in honor of those men and women who have sacrificed their lives for our Freedom
Jean Whitney January 21, 2012 at 08:27 PM
Harris explains here how to Donate GS Cookies to GIs
thomas jefferson January 23, 2012 at 06:52 AM
I’m in! and I hope others will join me in supporting this great cause. and Thank you Mr. Harris for bringing this to our attention and passing on all the information we need to help! Our solders really appreciate everything they get from us, a card, a letter, GS Cookies. All those (and more) mean more than you’ll ever know and it’s the least we can do to remind them we are here for them and support them and appreciate their sacrifices for their country. I will be contacting them and donating! Thank You Mr. Harris and thanks to the Faces of Freedom Organization for their great work. As for jean whitney what is your comment for? Seemed condescending, like you think the readers aren’t smart enough to understand Mr Harris’s comments, so adding your comment was supposed to clear things up? I understood Mr. Harris just fine! It’s your comment that has me puzzled. Have you been drinking again?
Martin L. Harris January 24, 2012 at 04:34 AM
Jean...................We made contact from friends of Jesse Stites the young Marine killed in the Helicopter crash last week. This Saturday we will have my truck and Richards float in the Parade downtown. We are waiting a message back from a gentleman from Roxana, Illinois to make sure its alright with the family which we hope will be able too attend the parade as well.We also had contact from KSDK who will cover are honoring of Mr. Jesse Stites in the Parade. Thank you about commenting on our Cookies for GI's Drive. This is a legitemate 501c3 Non for Profit Organization. Could you please contact us 314-769-2068 or Jerry at 636-692-1892. We would like to see if you would like to ride on the float. Sincerely Mr. Harris
Jean Whitney January 24, 2012 at 07:39 PM
Wow! Patch would be delighted to share a spot on the float, despite that there may be others more deserving? Thank you Mr. Harris.

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