98-Year-Old Woman Has Been Selling Girl Scout Cookies Since 1932
Ronnie Backenstoe is a true inspiration to all those who know her. At 98 years old, she has been selling Girl Scout cookies for over 90 years, and has no plans to stop anytime soon.
Backenstoe joined the Girl Scouts when she was just 10 years old, and quickly fell in love with the organization and its mission. She earned numerous badges and honors over the years, and even served as a troop leader for 15 years. However, it was her passion for selling cookies that truly set her apart.
As Backenstoe grew older, she never lost her love for the Girl Scouts or their cookies. Even after retiring from her day job as a clerical worker, she continued to sell cookies each year, becoming a fixture in her local community. Her dedication to the Girl Scouts has not gone unnoticed, and she has been honored with numerous awards and accolades for her service.
At 98 years old, Backenstoe shows no signs of slowing down. She still spends countless hours each year selling cookies, and enjoys meeting new people and sharing the joy of the Girl Scouts with them. She has become a beloved figure in her community, and is an inspiration to generations of young women who have followed in her footsteps.