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Got Cookies? Why Not Brighten Someone’s Day

By Amanda Buchert, Program Services Manager @ GSOH Can you imagine not being able to buy a box of Thin Mints every year? Or not having a stock in the freezer? For a lot of us, it’s hard to picture a world without Girl Scout cookies. From 2010 to 2012, I was a Peace Corps volunteer (PCV) in a small …

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Zanesville Mayor Declares Citywide Cookie Weekend!

Zanesville Mayor Jeff Tilton kicked off Monday’s City Council Meeting with a big moment for our local Cookie Bosses. He opened the meeting by presenting Girl Scout Troop 2342 with an official proclamation declaring this Friday through Sunday National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend in Zanesville! The 2015 Cookie Weekend marks the 98th year of Girl Scouts selling cookies and learning the basic skills they need to be …

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National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend starts Feb. 27th

This February 27 through March 1, Girl Scouts of Ohio’s Heartland, along with its sister councils across the country, will participate in National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend, a celebration of all the fun and excitement girls have running their Girl Scout Cookie businesses. National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend will give girls from our council a chance to show off their cookie-selling skills by …

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Camp Crooked Lane Preps for New Troop House

Flanked by Clarence E. Simmons President and CEO of SIMCO Construction Inc. and Girl Scouts of Ohio’s Heartland Council CEO, Tammy Wharton, Girl Scout alumnae Katherine “Tak” Lowe (center, left) and Susan “Casey” Kerr helped break ground on Camp Crooked Lane’s new troop house November 14. Girls and adult volunteers will have another great place to enjoy overnights with Girl Scouts of …

How will your troop celebrate Veterans Day?

Participating in a Veterans Day event is a great way to honor those who have served our country in the U.S. Armed Forces. Chillicothe Girl Scout Troop 2680 is just one of hundreds of Ohio Girl Scout troops that will show their appreciation for U.S. servicewomen and men throughout this week. If you participated in a Veterans Day commemoration, share your pictures with …

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A Girl Delegate’s Story: Salt Lake City was a dream come true

Girl Scout Ambassador Rhyan Klima and several other Girl Scout delegates from our council just got back from an exciting trip to our 53rd Girl Scout National Convention in Salt Lake City, Utah. We couldn’t wait to hear about her experiences so we asked her to share them on our blog. Take a look! Rhyan wrote: On my right, a window. A scenery of mountains and …

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Troop’s new book serves up tasty veggie ideas

Congratulations to Worthington Girl Scout Troop 1621! The girls recently earned the Girl Scout Silver Award for a completing a service project sure to give residents a taste for healthy eating. The troop designed vegetable recipe books for visitors of the Healthy Worthington Resource Center & Food Pantry. The pantry distributes food and personal items to individuals and families in need in …

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Cookie bosses impress state legislators

      They live more than 100 miles a part, but two hardworking Girl Scout cookie bosses are sharing in the “sweet success” of their cookie businesses. Eight-year-old Savannah Riddle of Patriot and 10-year-old Zoe Crouch of Lynchburg were recently featured in their local newspapers for being the No. 1 Cookie sellers in their home counties, but their success stories don’t end there! Now …