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Girl Scouts to rock Concord Mills Aug. 14-16

CONCORD — Concord Mills and the Girl Scouts Hornets’ Nest Council are hosting a recruitment extravaganza to showcase the one-of-a-kind leadership experience for girls in kindergarten to 12th grade.

More than 2,000 Girl Scouts and families from Anson, Cabarrus, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Rowan, Stanly, Union and York counties are expected to attend the three-day event.

The Girl Scouts will be giving away a signature green tote stocked with special offers and coupons from Concord Mills. In addition, if a young girl registers to become a Girl Scout for only $15, she will receive her first Girl Scout patch.

Special prizes, gifts and coupons valued at more than $1,500 also will be available.

The event will take place in the food court area fo the mall Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 7 p.m.

Founded in 1912, Girl Scouts of the USA has 2.8 million girl and adult members worldwide. Girl Scouts Hornets’ Nest Council serves more than 22,000 girls and adults in eight North Carolina and South Carolina counties . For more information on how to join, volunteer, reconnect or donate to Girl Scouts, visit www.hngirlscouts.org.

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