March 12, 2013
As an assortment of cookies was delivered to the Issaquah City Council last week, and Mayor Ava Frisinger honored local Girl Scouts.
During the regular council meeting March 4, Frisinger read out a proclamation that lauded the Girls Scouts of America for all they have given the city, state and country. She described the benefits they brought to the community and congratulated the organization on its 101 years of service. The largest girl-led business in the country, the cookie program has been in existence just as long.
“For over a hundred years, Girl Scouting has helped millions of girls build courage, confidence and character,” Frisinger, herself a former Girl Scout, said. “The cookie program prepares girls for the future by developing five business-setting skills: goal setting, decision making, money management, people skills and business ethics.”