Girls Scouts group based in Raleigh is extending its cookie sales for a week and
hoping to reach its goal of $3.08 million boxes sold.
North Carolina Coastal Pines group said its cookie sales began Jan. 4 and will
run through March 9. The group said sales were impacted by the tough weather
"Extending the time
of the sale will allow troops to host additional booths if needed, and help
girls and troops reach their goals for the 2014 Girl Scout Cookie Sale," said
Leslie Flood, chief business officer at Girl Scouts – North Carolina Coastal
Coastal Pines includes 1,421 troops, and 1,336 of those troops are selling
said sales are 1 percent ahead of a year ago.
Girl Scouts across central and eastern North Carolina are
selling nine varieties of cookies this sale. This year, Cranberry Citrus
Crisp cookie joins the list, along with traditional favorites like Thin Mints,
Peanut Butter Patties and Thanks-A-Lots. Each box is $3.50.
Select girls and troops are piloting a new Gluten-Free
Chocolate Chip Shortbread cookie which sells for $5 a box.
Get your cookies while you can by visiting the Girl Scout
Cookie booth locator online at www.nccoastalpines.org
to find a booth in your local area or call Girl Scouts – North Carolina Coastal
Pines toll-free at 800-284-4475 for more information.