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Local Girl Scout Shops to Feature Sweet Treats!

All proceeds from the sale of Fall Product items goes to support local Girl Scouts!

All proceeds from the sale of Fall Product items goes to support local Girl Scouts!

Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois (GSNI) is now featuring a limited supply of its delicious Fall Product Program gourmet food items in the Girl Scout Shops located at:

Elgin Council Shop
12N124 Coombs Road
Elgin, IL 60124
847-741-5521

Sugar Grove Council Shop
200 New Bond
Sugar Grove, IL 60554
630-897-1565

This year’s products include chocolate covered pretzels in a schoolhouse tin, blueberry pomegranate nut crunch, mint treasures, Zen crunch mix (wasabi peas, sesame sticks and various nuts) and sugar-free chocolate truffles.

Returning favorites are caramel treasures (in a Girl Scouts’ 100th Anniversary tin), chocolate-covered raisins, malted milk balls, deluxe pecan clusters and peanut butter dreams. There are salty nut items such as whole cashews, honey roasted peanuts along with chocolate-covered almonds and peanuts. There is also a sweet fruit slice assortment and the combo 3-pack of cashews, peanuts and wasabi almonds!

Product previews are available online at http://www.girlscoutsni.org/fall_product_line.html.

The best news is that food items start at only $5, and no food item is more than $10!

About the Fall Product Program
The Fall Product Program is instrumental in helping girls develop five key skills:

Goal Setting
Decision Making
Money Management
People Skills
Business Ethics

While the Fall Product Program is not as well known as the Girl Scout Cookie Program, it is just as important to Girl Scouts! Both programs teach girls important skills and help them earn money for troop activities. The proceeds from the Fall Products Program help troops to fund activities and service projects that begin long before the Winter Girl Scout Cookie Program. Girl Scout Product Programs differ from traditional fundraisers by encouraging girls to work together to decide how to spend troop funds rather than dictating what the money will be used towards.

About Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois
Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois serves nearly 20,000 girls and 6,000 adult volunteers in parts or all of Boone, Carroll, Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Jo Daviess, Kane, Kendall, Lake, LaSalle, Lee, McHenry, Ogle, Stephenson, Whiteside, and Winnebago counties.

Through the Girl Scout Leadership Experience, girls in grades K through 12 are engaged in discovering themselves, connecting with others, and taking action to make the world a better place. Girls develop leadership potential by participating in age-appropriate activities that enable them to discover their values, skills, and the world around them. Activities in science and technology, business and economic literacy, and outdoor and environmental awareness provide girls with opportunities for fun and friendship while fostering the development of leadership skills and self-esteem.

For more information on 100th anniversary activities, or how to join, volunteer, reconnect or donate to Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois, visit www.girlscoutsni.org or call 1-800-242-5591.

About Girl Scouts of the USA
Founded in 1912, Girl Scouts of the USA is the preeminent leadership development organization for girls with 3.2 million girl and adult members worldwide. Girl Scouts is the leading authority on girls' healthy development, and builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. The organization serves girls from every corner of the United States and its territories. Girl Scouts of the USA also serves American girls and their classmates attending American or international schools overseas in 90 countries.

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