This ain’t no corner lemonade stand. Selling Girl Scout cookies is big business. The annual Girl Scout Cookie sale, taking place now across the nation and right here in Middle Georgia, involves more than one million girls selling over 200 million boxes of cookies annually, with
Brenda Lambert and Ann Adkisson are hustling, working quickly getting stacked boxes of peanut butter unpacked and jars shelved before a team of volunteers arrives to repack them with other food items in bags or backpacks. It’s hurried but familiar work.
For 15 years, a now-retired Mercer University professor has lead a Macon effort promoting racial reconciliation. Called Building the Beloved Community, the work centers on a symposium at Mercer founded by John Marson Dunaway, professor emeritus of French and interdisciplinary studies.