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Girl Scouts serve stone soup to seniors

Pictured is Girl Scouts Jordyn (Willaims), Jor-el (Colusa), and Alexis (Colusa) watching over the stone soup as it cooks.
Pictured is Girl Scouts Jordyn (Willaims), Jor-el (Colusa), and Alexis (Colusa) watching over the stone soup as it cooks.

Colusa County Girl Scout Troops #1764 and #4134 prepared stone soup and sang Christmas carols to residents of the Frank Jaconetti Manor in Colusa on Wednesday, December 17, 2014.

The folk story of stone soup tells of hungry travelers who come to a village where no one is willing to share food with the strangers. That is when the travelers respond by telling the villagers that they will teach them how to make soup out of stones; and one-by-one the villagers make an offering of soup of various ingredients until a feast was born.

Unlike the folk story, the Girl Scouts bring ingredients where they cook a batch of stone soup in the kitchen of the retirement community.

After cooking the soup, the Girl Scouts go door-to-door singing carols while inviting residents back to the community room for a delicious feast.

Lloyd Green Jr, Editor
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Lloyd Green Jr. is the Owner and Publisher of the Williams Pioneer Review. He is dedicated in publishing the news and informing the community of Colusa County. Lloyd has been with the publication since 2008, and purchased the business in 2010. Under his ownership the newspaper has grown significantly in subscriptions, publishes weekly, and obtained the title of Newspaper of General Circulation by the Superior Court of Colusa County in Sept. 2017. Lloyd is also the director of advertising, classified manager, legal notice clerk, and circulation manager. To contact Lloyd, email him at lloyd@colusacountynews.net or call (530) 458-4141 ext. 100.

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