Scouts raise funds for donated cookies

Published 7:46 pm Friday, February 27, 2009

Girl Scout Troop 331 in Demopolis is trying to spread a little cookie joy around.

In the midst of “cookie time,” the troop is taking donations toward the purchase of Girl Scout cookies to be used for a worthy community service project.

The troop will give the donated cookies to the Wonderful Wednesdays Program at the First United Methodist Church of Demopolis. This is a free program and ministers to 70 to 90 children from Demopolis and from all denominations.

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“Our troop will use money donated to the cause to purchase cookies to give to the church for snacks,” said troop leader Cindy Williams.

Cookies include all-time favorites: Thin Mints, Samoas, Trefoils, Tagalongs, Do-si-dos, Lemon Chalet Cremes and Sugar-Free Chocolate Chip. Each box sells for $3.50.

Williams said people wanting to donate can contact the troop’s co-leader, Chrissy Brooker, at 287-2626 or Williams at 289-3969. They can also mail donations to: Girl Scout Troop 331, 1322 Edgewood Drive, Demopolis, AL 36732.