April 19, 2014

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 1/25/2013

"These are our future CEOs. And one day, we will have a Girl Scout in the White House. "

-- Eva Prada

The Girl Scouts are back to sell you their Thin Mints, Samoas and Dulce de Leche cookies at grocery stores, pharmacies and even tire stores at hundreds of locations around town. There’s now an app to find out where and when.

“After you download the app, put in the ZIP Code and it will ask if you are looking for sales going on today, the weekend or the next seven days,” said Eva Prada, who is known as the “Cookie Lady” for the Girl Scout Council of Tropical Florida, which serves Miami-Dade and Monroe counties. “The app will even take you to Google maps.”

Peggy Wingard, the volunteer leader of Troop 1414 in Kendall, said she knows it works. While selling cookies at a paint store, a student from the University of Miami arrived by taxi to buy a case of assorted boxes. “She said she found us using the app,” Wingard said.

Read more at the Miami Herald.

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