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Grimaldi's GS Cookie Cheesecake posterGrimaldi’s Pizzeria, famous for its award-winning, hand-tossed, coal-fired brick oven pizzas and calzones, is partnering with Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida by featuring Girl Scout cookie-inspired cheesecakes to celebrate National Girl Scout Cookie Day on Friday, February 7.

Starting February 7, Grimaldi’s will introduce the Thin Mint Cheesecake along with the Samoa Cheesecake made from the delicious Samoa cookie. The Thin Mint Cheesecake will be a chocolate mint cheesecake with pieces of Thin Mint cookie mixed in, a Thin Mint crust and topped with whipped cream. The Samoa Cheesecake will be a caramel cheesecake topped with caramel glaze and toasted coconut, on top of a Samoa cookie crust and finished with a chocolate drizzle and whipped cream. These special cheesecakes will be available for $5 a slice while supplies last at Grimaldi’s Pizzeria, located in Palm Beach Gardens at the Downtown at the Gardens complex, 11701 Lake Victoria Gardens Ave., Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410. All proceeds from the sale of the Thin Mint Cheesecake and Samoa Cheesecake will be donated to Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida.

“We are pleased to partner with Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida for National Girl Scout Cookie Day,” said Cory Lattuca, food & beverage director/corporate chef. “With the addition of the Samoa Cheesecake along with the iconic Thin Mint Cheesecake, we invite the community to taste these extraordinary cheesecakes, where every delicious bite benefits girls in Southeast Florida.”

“It’s wonderful to be able to collaborate with a local restaurant like Grimaldi’s Pizzeria,” said Denise Valz, CEO of Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida. “Their support helps showcase our Girl Scout Cookie Sale Program, which is the largest girl-led financial literacy program in the country.” At just $4 a box, the Cookie Sale Program provides an important ingredient for leadership by helping girls develop five key skills: Goal Setting, Decision Making, Money Management, People Skills and Business Ethics. Girl Scout Cookies are on sale through February 16th. To find the cookie booth nearest you, please visit

Grimaldi’s Pizzeria will continue to offer its traditional dessert menu for guests to choose from which includes: Tiramisu, housemade Cheesecakes—New York Style or Oreo Cookie—priced at $5 each and Grimaldi’s Famous Cannoli for $4.50.



OOh It’s So Good!

On Friday, February 7, in celebration of National Girl Scout Cookie Day, an episode of the nationally syndicated cooking show, Mr. Food, will showcase Girl Scout Cookies! Mr. Food will be creating mini grasshopper pies using Thin Mints. The episode features footage of girls from our Council and has them joining Mr. Food at the end of the segment tasting the dessert and delivering the show’s tagline. In our area, the episode will air during the WFLX Fox 29 morning news from 7 AM – 9 AM. Here is a link to a list of all the stations the show airs on so you can share this with family and friends around the country:



Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida Annual Girl Scout Cookie Sale Program is now underway and continues through February 16. You can follow the Cookies in the News on this page and stay up to date on media coverage that our Cookie Sale Program is receiving. We will be updating this page throughout the Cookie Sale.

Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida – 2014 Cookies in the News

National Girl Scout Cookie Day is Friday  (WFLX Fox 29, February 4, 2014)
Troop 10847 and Kimba/101.5 Lite FM Radio Soundtrack  (101.5 Lite FM, February 1, 2014)
Girl Scout Cookies gives you ownership  (Jupiter Courier, January 30, 2014)
Surprise someone in the military with Girl Scout Cookies (Stuart News, January 27, 2014)
Girl Scouts Giving Away Free Cookies for National Girl Scout Cookie Day  (TC Palm Luminaries, January 27, 2014)
It’s Thin Mints season: annual Girl Scout cookie drive is on  (Palm Beach Post Blog, January 23, 2014)
Girl Scout Cookies Go On Sale Today (WPEC-TV CBS Channel 12, January 23, 2014)

Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida service centers and retail stores will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King Day on Monday, January 20, 2014. Normal hours of operation will resume on Tuesday, January 21, 2014.


New Fee Structure for GSSEF

Posted on Thursday, December 5, 2013 in Who We Are

Nominations for National Delegates

The deadline to submit a nomination has been extended to 12 pm on Thursday, January 9, 2014.

Every three years the members of the corporation of Girl Scouts of the USA gather at a central location to conduct the business of the National Council. Each Girl Scout Council according to the Constitution of Girl Scouts of the USA, as defined in the Blue Book of Basic Documents, elects Delegates from the Council to the National Council Session. Nominations are now being accepted for Council Delegates to the National Council Session to be held October 16-19, 2014 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Applications must be returned to the council by 12 pm on January 9, 2014. If you have any questions, please contact Denise Valz, at (561) 427-0177 or

National Delegate Nomination Criteria and Information

Delegate Nomination Applications

GSSEF will pay for (or supply) the following:

• Registration fees for the GSUSA National Council Session and Convention (Official Credentials to enter the event)
• Hotel/lodging expenses for 3 nights in Salt Lake City, Utah, based on double occupancy (October 16, 17 and 18)*
• One official GSSEF National Delegate Polo Shirt (navy blue)

*Number of hotel stay nights may vary for traveling girl members to potentially include October 15, as a result of the scheduling of the National Girl Congress. For girl members, the cost of this hotel night will be covered by GSSEF. Information regarding Girl Congress is forthcoming.

 Elected National Delegates will be required to buy/supply the following:

• Travel expenses (air and ground) to/from Salt Lake City, Utah **
• Daily meals
• Registration/entry fees for any optional special events, dinners, tours or workshops (etc) held in as part of the Convention

**Elected National Delegates are required to check-in no later than 1:00 pm on October 16, on sight, at the designated hotel
** Elected National Delegates are required to attend the Closing Ceremony on Sunday, October 18. Time is forthcoming.
** Elected National Delegates (Adults) are responsible for booking their own individual travel arrangements.
** Elected National Delegates (Girls Only) are NOT responsible for booking their own individual travel arrangements. Girls will travel as a one group with an adult chaperone.




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