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Girl Scout Cookie Mania Continues Until March 10


CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Feb. 23, 2017) – As Girl Scouts, Hornets’ Nest Council approaches National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend Feb. 24-26, cookie mania throughout the council’s eight North Carolina and South Carolina counties are at an all-time high with booth, digital and door-to-door sales in full swing. The annual weekend celebration brings awareness to the important work […]

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Irresistable Girl Scout Cookies Benefit Military Members, Local Nonprofits and Hometown Heroes


CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Feb. 13, 2017) – In honor of the 100th anniversary of Girl Scouts selling cookies, Girl Scouts, Hornets’ Nest Council has launched “Cookies for a Cause,” a cookie donation program that benefits military members, hometown heroes and local nonprofits. In 2016, the Hornets’ Nest Council’s cookie donation program delivered more than 40,000 packages of […]

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Young Female Entrepreneurs Energized for Cookie Season


WHAT: The new year is an opportunity for Anson, Cabarrus, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Rowan, Stanly, Union and York Counties’ female entrepreneurs to exercise their business skills for cookie season. To help prepare for the three-month cookie-selling campaign, Girl Scouts, Hornets’ Nest Council is playing host to its annual cookie rally on Sunday, Jan. 22. Approximately 1,000 Girl Scouts […]

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Girl Scout Response to Media About Sales Scams


This week, the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department issued a warning for consumers to be aware of cookie scams. With Girl Scouts, Hornets’ Nest Council’s cookie season well underway, more than 17,000 girls and adults in Anson, Cabarrus, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Rowan, Stanly, Union and York are selling cookies via door-to-door sales, through a Girl Scout’s personalized […]

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Girl Scouts, Hornets’ Nest Council Announces S’mores Cookie to 2017 Cookie Lineup


CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Jan. 4, 2017) – In celebration of 100 years of Girl Scouts selling cookies, Girl Scouts, Hornets’ Nest Council announced Wednesday the new S’mores cookie. The s’mores-inspired crunchy graham sandwich cookie with creamy chocolate and marshmallow filling is made with specialty ingredients. It contains no artificial flavors or colors, high fructose corn syrup […]

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These Tasty Stocking Stuffers are Available for the Holidays


CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Dec. 15, 2016) – As the holidays approach, residents are rushing about trying to find the perfect gift. For as little as $4 a box, Girl Scout cookies make the perfect stocking stuffer for any recipient. For Anson, Cabarrus, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Rowan, Stanly, Union and York Counties’ cookie lovers, one’s favorite choices are […]

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Inaugural Class Announced for Young Women’s Leadership Institute


Charlotte, N.C. (Oct. 12, 2016) —On Wednesday, executives from the Girl Scouts Hornets’ Nest Council in partnership with the Center for Creative Leadership announced the inaugural members of Cohort I accepted in the Young Women’s Leadership Institute (YWLI). “The partnership between the Girl Scouts and Center for Creative Leadership is a testament to the importance […]

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Cam Newton Provides Game-Changing Experience for Local Girl Scout


Charlotte, N.C. (Sept. 30, 2016) – On Friday, Sept. 30 at 8 p.m. ET, Girl Scouts, Hornets’ Nest Council’s Emerson Carter will join Carolina Panthers’ star quarterback, Cam Newton, on “All In With Cam Newton.” Airing on the Nickelodeon Channel, the fourth grader and five-year Girl Scout will share her passion for music and dreams […]

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Angela Woods Honored by Charlotte SmartCEO’s Inaugural Brava Awards Program


  Charlotte, NC (September 13, 2016) — Girl Scouts, Hornets’ Nest Council (GSHNC) and Charlotte SmartCEO are pleased to announce Angela H. Woods, CEO of GSHNC, as an honoree of the inaugural Brava Awards program. The Brava Awards celebrate the distinguished achievements of 40 high-impact business leaders in Greater Charlotte. Brava award winners combine their irrepressible […]

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Girl Scouts, Hornets’ Nest Council Offers Fun, Learning Activities for School Age Girls


Charlotte, N.C. (Sept. 7, 2016) –Mecklenburg County-based parents looking for a fun and meaningful activity for school age girls are invited to come see what the Girl Scouts Hornets’ Nest Council has to offer. Starting Sept. 8 and continuing through Sept. 29, the Girl Scouts Hornets’ Nest Council is holding a number of informational sessions […]

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