Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri (GSEM) Troops visited fire departments and police stations throughout the St. Louis area, enjoying "Milk and Cookies" with police officers and fire fighters in honor of the first National Girl Scout Cookie Day, Friday, Feb. 8. In addition, Girl Scouts were stationed at a cookie booth outside the James S. McDonnell USO at Lambert St. Louis International Airport with all cookie orders placed being donated to US military personnel.
A Junior Girl Scout Troop from St. Peters visited the St. Peters Police Department, located at 1020 Grand Teton Dr.
The Girl Scout Cookie Program is the largest girl-led enterprise in the country, engaging girls with five skills they will use throughout their lives-goal setting, decision making, money management, people skills and business ethics. Many successful women leaders say that their first entrepreneurial experience came from selling Girl Scout Cookies.