Amid an overhaul, Girl Scouts cope with fiscal woes, declining membership, grassroots dismay

  • Article by: DAVID CRARY , AP National Writer
  • Updated: June 24, 2013 - 9:45 AM

NEW YORK — Given the friction and financial woes facing the Girl Scouts these days, perhaps it's time for a giant friendship circle. Under that long-standing tradition, a ring of Scouts clasp hands and give a little squeeze, accompanied by a silent wish of good will.

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dahutysJun. 24, 1310:18 AM

Did the executive team also decide to cut costs by switching to crappier bakeries for their cookies? I haven't bought any in several years because they just don't taste as good as they used to.

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bluebird227Jun. 24, 1312:19 PM

How are the boy scouts making it? They don't have revenue from cookies.

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redkayakJun. 24, 1312:19 PM

What I don't like about this institution is the idea that "executives" making more than $100,000 per year earn their money by having children sell cookies door to door.

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