2014 Fall Product Program Dates

  Sept 15- 25    Troop Product Mgr Trainings throughout Orange County Sept 20  Open House & Fall Program Rally at HQ Oct 5    Fall Product Program begins! Oct 17    Girls’ initial order due to Troop Product Manager Nov 1 – 3    Nut product deliveries & distribution…

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Don’t Do It Alone! Assemble a Troop Product Team

Now is the time to recruit your Troop Fall Product team to support your girls in running their Girl Scout nut & magazine business. Volunteers should complete the online renewal (membership registration) process now, if they have not already done so. New adult volunteers will also need to fill out…

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Join the Service Unit Product Program Team

  Each Service Unit recruits a Team of volunteers to support their Troops in the Girl Scout Fall Product Program. Below is a summary of the team positions: SU Product Manager – Supports Troop Product Managers, reviews reports and coordinates the other 3 positions; requires Excel proficiency. Training is on…

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TPM 5 Steps to Appointment

  All Troop Product Managers (TPMs) must complete 5 steps before they can be appointed by their Service Unit Product Manager (SUPM): 1. Complete the Volunteer Application form & background screening process (must be done every 5 years.) Do this immediately as this process can take several weeks. This is an online form…

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Uncollected Funds & Delinquency Reports

Fortunately most troops do not have trouble collecting all the money due from girls and their families. Experience has shown that preventing collection problems is much easier than resolving them. If you are not sure what to do if a girl does not turn her money in on time here…

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Care To Share – Community Service Project

Girls participate in our Girl Scout community service project by selling virtual magazine vouchers and nut/snack items that are distributed to our nation’s military and to Second Harvest Food Bank. What a great way to help your troop, community and Girl Scouts of Orange County! Ask every customer if they’d…

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Damaged or Missing Cans & Customer Returns

  Damaged or Missing Product Sometimes product received may be damaged (dented, crushed, etc.). Please follow these steps: Contact the nearest Cupboard Manager via email to make arrangement for a replacement.  Be sure to put “Damaged Product” in the subject line of your email. Complete a Damaged Product Report Give…

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Tips from Aiyana

Aiyana from Cadette Troop #1451 shares more tips for Fall Product success. Ready to sell? Be polite: Greet with a smile and ask how their day is. Always say thank you… for their support or for their time. Time is important: People sometimes feel bothered or that they have more…

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Video for Girl-Led Fall Product Program

Girl Scouts & QSP/Ashdon Farms have put together a video about a Girl Scout troop’s participation in the Fall Product Program.  It represents a good example of a girl-led experience from start to finish, while demonstrating the five skills learned with participation in the product program: Goal Setting, Decision Making, Money…

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