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Save room for Thin Mints!

Posted: Tuesday, Jan 29th, 2013

Brookings Girl Scouts Ayisha Abdel-Kareem, left, a Brownie, and her sister Rowan Abdel-Kareem practice their change-making skills during the Girl Scout Cookie Rally last year in Sioux Falls. To boost their cookie sales last year, the girls made a video that their mother, Sally Rederth, posted to Facebook to let friends and family know they were selling. Cookie sales are about to begin this year: They’ll run from Feb. 9 to March 9. Courtesy photo

• Girl Scout cookie sale begins Feb. 9

BROOKINGS – Keep your eyes open and a few dollar bills ready for an annual favorite, the Girl Scout cookie sales.

The sale is a longstanding tradition and a good learning tool for these young ladies. The first national Girl Scout Cookie Sale was held in 1936.

Each season, Girl Scouts sell almost 200 million packages of Girl Scout cookies across the nation. Right now, Thin Mints are the top-selling Girl Scout cookie in America.

Cookies for sale this year are: Thin Mints, Caramel deLites, Peanut Butter Patties, Peanut Butter Sandwiches, Lemonades, Shortbreads, Thanks-A-Lots and Mango Crèmes.

For the complete article see the 01-29-2013 issue.

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