Girl Scouts hold contest for free cookies

Published 9:48 am Friday, March 22, 2019

The only thing better than Girl Scout Cookies is free Girl Scout Cookies! Girls in northeastern North Carolina and southeastern Virginia are in their last days of selling the sweet treats and as a special “thank you” to customers, Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast wants to reward consumers who visit cookie booths with a chance to win a free case of cookies (12 boxes).

When customers visit a cookie booth and spend $20 or more, they will receive a card with a website listed at the bottom. They must write the troop’s number at the bottom of the card while they are at the booth, visit the website and fill out their contact information by March 26 to be entered into the contest. A winner will be chosen in the days following March 26 from the Peninsula, Southside and North Carolina. There can only be one entry per customer.

To find a cookie booth, customers can enter their zip code at The Cookie Locator app is also free to download for Androids and iPhones. Cookies are on sale until March 24.

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Questions from consumers about the contest should be emailed to or call 757-547-4405.

The Girl Scout Cookie Program is the nation’s leading financial literacy and entrepreneurial program for girls. Through the program, girls learn skills that will last them a lifetime, such as goal setting, decision making, money management, people skills and business ethics.

About Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast

Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast, a United Way agency, serves nearly 11,000 girls in grades K through 12 with the help of nearly 5,000 adult volunteers in southeastern Virginia and northeastern North Carolina. Girl Scouts offers a one-of-a-kind leadership development program for girls, unleashing the G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ in every girl. Since 1912, Girl Scouts has been building girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place. To volunteer, reconnect, donate or join, visit or call 1-800-77SCOUT.



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