In 2017, as a way of celebrating the incredible centennial of Girl Scouts selling cookies, Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England hosted a very special event of "Cookies & Cocktails".
On Thursday, January 26th, over 120 guests attended a very special evening celebrating 100 years of Girl Scouts selling cookies! Local chefs created delicious desserts using everyone's favorite treat—Girl Scout Cookies! We were honored to be partnered with some of Rhode Island's best including: Cafe Nuovo, Gracie's, Mill's Tavern, Newport Restaurant Group (Avvio), and The Capital Grille. These groups went above and beyond to showcase our cookies "out of the box".
Attendees enjoyed passed hors d'oeuvres, a complimentary glass of wine, tasty Girl Scout Cookie creations, and had the opportunity to bid on both live and silent auction items. The evening was emceed by the one and only Mario Hilario. It was an incredible evening that will not soon be forgotten!
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A sincere and heartfelt thank you to everyone who attended, shared, and supported GSSNE in celebrating 100 years of Girl Scouts selling cookies!
We greatly appreciate our wonderful emcee, Mario Hilario and our special guest speaker Daynia La-Force, head women's basketball coach for URI. We were blown away by the amazing Girl Scout Cookie dessert creations by Cafe Nuovo, GraciesProv, Mill's Tavern Restaurant, Newport Restaurant Group, The Capital Grille. Thank you to our generous sponsors for the evening, Citizens Bank, CVS Health, Locke Lord LLP, Roofing Concepts, Navigant Credit Union, George & Susan Shuster, Coca-Cola, E.W. Burman, Howard Russell Insurance, Beacon Mutual Insurance Company, INNOVEX, Great American, and Ashdon Farms. This event would not have been possible with everyone pulling together to support our misson of building girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place! THANK YOU and cheers to another 100 years!