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By Beka Compton
The Times 

Local firefighters happily accept cookie donation

Cases of Samoas are enough to make any volunteer smile


September 17, 2020

Beka Compton

Girl Scouts Lilli Carpenter, Alyssa Hollingsworth, and Jessika Lambert dropped off twelve cases of coveted Girl Scout Cookies at the fire station last week. It was a sweet way to say 'thank you' to the first responders of the Columbia-Walla Walla County Fire District 2.

WAITSBURG-How do you make tired volunteer firefighters smile in the middle of one of the worst fire seasons on record? If you ask the local Girl Scouts, it is as easy as donating a few cases of cookies.

Columbia-Walla Walla County Fire District 2 happily accepted a generous donation of twelve cases of Girl Scout cookies last week, as a 'gift of caring through the council.'

While donating leftover cookies is a normal thing, according to troop leaders Brandi Hollingsworth and Amber Lambert, the COVID-19 pandemic took an exceptional toll on cookie sales, leaving the Scouts with an abnormal am...

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