Last Call for Mega Shortages - Troops should contact a cupboard
to make arrangements to pick-up the cookies they were shorted at the
mega delivery by Friday, February 9, 2019. Include “Mega Shortage” in
the subject line and the following information in the body of the email:
- Service Unit
- What they were missing (variety and # of cases)
- Contact information
The Cupboard Manager will confirm receipt of the email and arrange a
pick-up date and time with the troop. The Cupboard Location listing
is located on gscookies.org/cookies/resources-forms. You
will need the ID and password for the Volunteer Network located in the
Troop Plan Book.
Mega Overages – Troop should email firstname.lastname@example.org
letting us know they received too many cookies. Include “Mega
Overage” in the subject line and the following information in the body
of the email:
- Service Unit
- What extra cookies they received (variety and # of
- Do they want to keep or return the overage
- Contact information
The Council will make the transfer in ABC Smart Cookies if the troop
has decided to keep the cookies and will give instructions on where to
take the cookies if they want to return the overage
Planned Orders (Troop Plan Book pages
Troops can place up to 5 planned orders per week
(Monday-Sunday). Planned orders are placed by the CASE.
Please be sure your Troop Cookie Coordinator’s information is
listed on the Troop Information page in ABC Smart Cookies. This
information is used to send order pick-up confirmations by the Cookie
Cupboard Managers. Remember, Troops cannot pick-up
their planned orders until they receive a confirmation email
from a Cookie Cupboard. Confirmations from the Cookie Cupboards will
be sent within 24-48 hours of your pickup time.
Please note: Do NOT change a planned order after it has been
entered into ABC Smart Cookies. The Cupboard Managers will never see
the changes and will only hand out product that is listed on the
confirmation you received from the Cupboard. Place a new planned
order if you need additional cookies. If you need less, let the
Cupboard Manager know by replying to the cupboard confirmation.
Damaged Product – Complete the Damaged Product Report and contact a
cupboard. The Cupboard Manager will work with you on a date and time
to exchange the damage product.
Cupboard Listing – A full listing is up on the Volunteer Network and the cupboard
location flyer can be found on the Resources/Forms page on gscookiesetc.org/cookies/.
Girl Money Reminders: Feb 1 – March 8
Plan Book pages 25-26)
- Collect money from girls often
and before giving out more cookies!
- Count all money
received in the presence of the parent/guardian or another adult.
Check all money received for counterfeit bills. Do not accept
counterfeit bills. Give the parent/adult the yellow copy of the
signed receipt. Troops keep the white receipt copy.
all girl payments in ABC Smart Cookies.
Deposit girl money into the TROOP account.
cookies received through Sunday, February 3, 2019 (initial order,
planned orders picked up at cupboards and troop to troop transfers)
will be included in the Troop’s first payment being debited from the
troop’s bank account beginning Wednesday, February 20, 2019. See
page 27 of Troop Plan Book for details.
First Come, First Served Booth Sale Reservations
- The Booth Scheduler opens at
noon on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 for all troops/groups to reserve
up to 75 booths and to cancel booth sales shifts in ABC Smart
Cookies. Beginning February 12, troops may book unlimited booth
sales in ABC Smart Cookies.
- Check with your Booth
Sale Coordinator about public spaces such as parks, beaches, college
campus, farmers market or corner booth sale opportunities (available
ONLY with permission during the booth sale period Feb 15-Mar
Cookie Swap Site will open on February 19. All Troop Cookie
Coordinators with valid email information in ABC Smart Cookies will
receive login information soon.