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Gloucester, Mathews Girl Scouts kick off cookie season

Girl Scouts in southeastern Virginia and northeastern North Carolina kicked off this year’s cookie program on Jan. 9.

Scouts from Gloucester and Mathews gathered at the Gloucester Boys & Girls Club for a cookie rally, an event designed for girls to get a glimpse into the cookie program, set sales goals, learn selling tips and more, a release said.

The cookie rally was hosted by members of Girl Scout Troops 173 and 1076, who led activities. Girls played cookie Twister as they learned about the different cookie varieties, decorated pens with which to take orders, made crafts and taste tested the cookies. Girl Scout Troop 1076 performed a skit about safety.

Girls also had the chance to get their photo taken at a cookie booth that they can upload to their Digital Cookie webpage—a personalized page that girls can use to take cookie orders, activate shipping and accept payment online.

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