Cookies & Cocktails event in New Orleans to benefit Girl Scout programs _lowres

Photo provided by Girl Scouts Louisiana East - Girl Scouts Elise Segura and Cecilia Herzog, dressed as a box of Girl Scout Samoas and Girl Scout Thin Mints. They were among the girls attending a Cookie Rally put on by Service Unit 435 recently held at St. Pius X School in New Orleans. Girls participated in cookie box relay races, a safety booth game show, cookie tasting, a photo booth, as well as skits about safety during the Girl Scout Cookie Sale.

Girl Scouts Louisiana East has chosen cookie-sales season for a Night in Emerald City fundraising gala to be held at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, at Harrah’s New Orleans.

The Cookies & Cocktails gala will feature appetizers, desserts and cocktails inspired by Girl Scout Cookies. There will be a silent auction and music from Groovy 7.

Tickets are available at or at the council offices, 841 S. Clearview Parkway, in Jefferson. Tickets to the gala are $60 for an individual or $100 for a couple. A patron party will begin at 6:30 p.m.; tickets to the patron party as well as the gala are $75. All proceeds will go to fund programs for Girl Scouts throughout southeast Louisiana.