Hundreds of local Girl Scouts kicked off cookie sales Saturday with a celebration.
There are a total of 3,900 Girl Scouts in Southern Nevada. This year they are expected to sell 847,000 boxes of cookies. All proceeds from the cookie sales stay in Southern Nevada.
"I hope to sell 550 and my favorite cookie is the Samoas or Caramel deLites," said Athena Morales, Girl Scout Cadet. "Those are really good."
Girl Scout cookies are on sale throughout Southern Nevada from Feb. 7-March 6.
Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada offers eight cookie varietals: Thin Mints, Caramel deLites, Peanut Butter sandwich, Cranberry Citrus Crisps, Peanut Butter Patties, Shortbread, Lemonades and Thanks-A-Lot.
For more information or to purchase cookies, please call 702-385-3677, or visit girlscoutsnv.org.