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Girl Scouts Reflect on Sweet Success in Difficult Cookie Season

Girl Scouts reflect on sweet success in difficult cookie season

"As she eagerly watched car after car pour into the Angel Stadium parking lot, 14-year-old Hailey Heren prepared to take cookie orders, hundreds of boxes at her side.

Heading into her 10th year as a Girl Scout, the Anaheim native was facing the most challenging cookie season yet – social distancing requirements altering how she had to conduct her sales.

But with the help of innovative drive-thru events, contactless deliveries and lots of hand sanitizer, Heren sold 13,093 boxes of Girl Scout cookies – crowning her Orange County’s top seller for 2021.

Heren usually averages 4,000 to 5,000 boxes a year, she said. This year, she sold 1,000 in a day at the Angel Stadium “mega” drive-thru, which was held in March by five local troops to safely sell cookies during the pandemic."

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Fall Recruitment 2022
Fall Recruitment 2022