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Local Girl Scouts at cookie booths this weekend for National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend

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MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) — Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast will participate in National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend 2019 from February 22–24. The Girl Scout Cookie Program is the largest annual investment in girls in the United States.

All of the proceeds from the cookies fund troop projects and experiences, as well as important programming at the local level, such as outdoor adventure and science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Many Girl Scouts invest their earnings back into their communities. Girl Scouts in southeastern Wisconsin have completed projects including installation of a wheelchair accessible garden bed at the Riveredge Nature Center, a children’s book program at the Brookfield Public Library, a mental illness awareness program targeting middle school students, an engineering conference for girls at the Milwaukee School of Engineering, and more.

“Girl Scouts helps girls build progressive leadership skills,” said Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast CEO Christy Brown. “When you buy a box of Girl Scout Cookies you are funding opportunities that give girls the tools they need to combat current challenges and achieve their goals. Cookies help girls discover courage, develop confidence, and define their character.”

Here's where you can find local girl scouts selling cookies this weekend:

Friday, February 22

  • 4–7 p.m. Metcalf's, 6700 W. State St., Wauwatosa (Daisy Troop 11101)

Saturday, February 23

  • 8 a.m.–2 p.m. Ted’s Ice Cream, 6204 W. North Ave., Wauwatosa (Senior Troop 3274)
  • 9 a.m.–12 p.m. Pick n’ Save, 5700 W. Capitol Dr., Milwaukee (Multi Level Troop 11015)
  • 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Festival Foods, 25300 75thSt., Paddock Lake (Brownie Troop 10449)
  • 1–5 p.m. Walmart, 1515 W. Paradise Dr., West Bend (Junior Troop 6295)
  • 3–6 p.m. Sentry, 3255 Golf Rd., Delafield (Daisy Troop 11090)

Sunday, February 24

  • 9 a.m.–12 p.m. Blain’s Farm & Fleet, 2310 Kossow Rd., Waukesha (Daisy Troop 10501)
  • 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Gooseberries, 690 W. State St., Burlington (Brownie Troop 31592)
  • 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Pick n’ Save, 4698 S. Whitnall, St. Francis (Junior Troop 1394)
  • 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Pick n’ Save, 1234 Hwy 175, Hubertus (Brownie Troop 20099)
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