Girl Scout cookies will arrive early in the morning on Nov. 7 at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. Volunteers are needed from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. to sort cookie orders. During that time, troop leaders will arrive and count their orders. Volunteers will also need to help the leaders load their cars. Dollies will be provided. If you would like to volunteer, email Lisa Vanderbilt at firstname.lastname@example.org. In the email, please include your first and last name, phone number, the time that you can arrive and how long you can stay.
Passport to the Girl Scout Journey 100th Anniversary Kick-Off at the Zoo, for Girl Scouts of northeast Kansas and northwest Missouri and their families, will be Oct. 1-2 at nearby zoos. The Oct. 1 celebrations will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Kansas City Zoo, 6800 Zoo Drive, Kansas City, Mo.; and Sunset Zoo, 2333 Oak St., Manhattan. The Oct. 2 celebration will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Topeka Zoo, 635 SW Gage Blvd. For more information, visit www.girlscoutsksmo.org and hit the 100th button at the top of the page or call (816) 358-8750.