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21 Jul

Calling All Artists: 100 Years of Girls Selling Cookies

by-girls-for-girls-patchDid you know that this year marks the 100th anniversary of girls selling cookies?  This is cause for celebration -- and our latest "By Girls, For Girls" activity!

We’re looking for a great “By Girls, For Girls” patch/t-shirt design for this momentous occasion!  Any currently registered NYC Girl Scout can submit a design.  Artwork should focus on 100 years of Girl... Read more »
18 Apr

Springfield Gardens Girl Scout is the Top Cookie Seller in Queens (NY1)

najahTo read this article and watch the video on NY1's site, click here.

Najah Lorde's living room has become her makeshift corporate office.

It's where the businesses-savvy teen prepares hundreds of bags of girl scout cookies before distribution.

"When they say oh I'll take one box, you gotta push it a little bit, oh what about two boxes?" she explained.

It's that kind of perseverance that helped Lorde... Read more »
11 Apr

Manhattan teen snags title of NYC’s top Girl Scout cookie seller for a second time (Metro)

oliviaTo read this article on Metro's website, click here.


Out of over thousands of girls from across the five boroughs, one Manhattan teen has shown that with determination and confidence, any girl can be one tough cookie.

This year Olivia Cranshaw, 14, has earned the title of New York City’s top Girl Scout cookie seller after selling a total of 1,745 boxes during the six week 2015-2016 sale period.

A... Read more »
04 Dec

Digital Cookie: New York City Girl Scouts in the Press!

Earlier this week, the Girl Scouts of the USA announced that for the first time ever, girls will soon be able to sell cookies online.  Of course, girls will still be able to sell cookies via the tried-and-true traditional methods, but... Read more »
31 Mar

New York City's Girl Scouts Face Cookie-Selling Challenges Head-On (Wall Street Journal)

To read this article on the Wall Street Journal website, click HERE (registration/ subscription required).
New York City's Girl Scout Cookie Problem
Metro Money: Anne Kadet Examines the Hurdles to Sales Success for Local Scouts
New York is a rough town for entrepreneurs. The crazy logistics, the high cost of doing business, the cutthroat... Read more »
19 Mar

NYC’s top Girl Scout cookie seller reveals how she sold thousands of boxes (WPIX channel 11)

To view this clip on the WPIX website, click HERE.

It’s that time of the year again: Girl Scout cookie time!

Who could resist a chocolatey thin mint or that delicious toasted coconut on a Samoa?  Well 12-year-old Najah Lorde had a lot of customers who could not resist!

The Girl Scout from Troop 4287 in Queens sold over 2500 boxes, making her New York City’s top seller.  Najah stopped by to tell us just... Read more »
14 Mar

Meet NYC's Top Girl Scout Cookie Sellers (ABC News)



To read  today's story on ABCNews.com, click HERE.

MEET NYC'S TOP GIRL SCOUT COOKIE SELLERS

By Stefanie Tuder

Top cookie seller is a coveted title and one New York City’s Girl Scouts battle for year after year. Two Scouts in particular, Najah Lorde and Olivia Cranshaw, both 12, have been in the top two spots for the past two... Read more »
12 Mar

Queens Scout sells 2,833 boxes of cookies to become city's top seller

To read today's article in the New York Daily News, click HERE.

QUEENS SCOUT SELLS 2,833 BOXES OF COOKIES TO BECOME CITY'S TOP SELLER.

Najah Lorde, a 12-year-old from Springfield Gardens, managed to sell 1,722 more boxes than last year, beating her 11-year-old rival Olivia Cranshaw.

BY LISA L. COLANGELO / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS

That's a lot of cookie dough!

Najah Lorde, of Queens, sold... Read more »
06 Dec

2012-2013 Girl Scout Cookie Program

By Barbara Murphy-Warrington, CEO, Girl Scouts of Greater New York

Dear Girl Scout Family,

 

During this holiday season, we'd like to express our gratitude to you and your troop for all your efforts that made the 2011-2012 Cookie Program a great success. Last year we sold 1,226,006 boxes - a 13% increase over the previous year. Because of your hard work, these funds have... Read more »