On Friday evening, Girl Scout Troop 40165 hosted a tricky tray and bake sale for their gold award, which is the highest honor a girl scout can earn.
"I want to thank all the moms and girls who spent endless hours working on this and all the local companies who helped make this happen," said Troop Leader Robin Korines. "The raffles are different colors for different prize levels."
Of the 250+ items raffled off, baskets included a flat screen TV, a Kindle Fire, Coach accessories, Swarovski, Pandora, Sporting Events, Camps, Variety of Services by local Professionals (Doctors, Dentists), massages, Restaurants, Comedy Clubs, Aquariums and many more.
The girls involved in the troop are: Brianna Murphy, Marisa Licandro, Kristin Spedden, Jessica Levine, Brittany Korines and Stephanie McDonough.
The bake sale had items the girls baked themselves or were donated from area businesses. The final requirement for the Gold Award is an Individual Community Service project. This Tricky Tray event will fund their projects.
“It feels good to make a difference in people’s lives and we are all looking forward to achieving that in our own unique way," said Troop 40165.
One of the girls will be working with a local assisted living facility to donate computers so she can teach the residence how to enhance their use of social media. Two of the girls' projects will be directly working with underprivileged children, one with providing tennis equipment and lessons and the other by doing some healthy cooking demonstrations and classes. Another girl has chosen to work with young adults attending ESL (English as a Second Language) classes.