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The Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore's Women of Distinction & Community Partners Gala will take place Friday, March 13, 2015 at Eagle Oaks Country Club in Farmingdale. During this black tie affair, the Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore will honor the personal and professional achievements of outstanding local individuals and organizations.


Every honoree, from Monmouth and Ocean counties, is a person or organization of remarkable accomplishment whose contributions have bettered our community. They embody essential Girl Scout leadership qualities, making them valuable role models for girls in our area.

 

Tickets and sponsorshipp opportunities are available. Please contact Karen Palamara, fund development specialist, (800) 785-2090, ext. 223.

This year's soon-to-be-announced honorees join the other 135 Women of Achievement recipients and Women of Distinction recipients who have been recognized by the Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore for the past 25 years.

 

 

Previous Women of Distinction Honorees

(*Community Partner)

2014
Dr. June Duck
Mary Ann Larkin
Kathleen Mead
Girl Scout Troop 1701
Holiday Express, Tim McLoone
2013
Kyra Citron
Investors Bank, Kevin Cummings*
Rhonda Figueroa
Sue Tellone-McCoy
Tindra Lanfrank
2012
Pat Battle
Katherine Durante
Joan Hart
Vita Kolber
Wendy Williams
2011
Nina Anuario
Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno
Teri O'Connor
Carol Stillwell
2010
Ann L. Noble
Barbara J. McMorrow
Susan M. Kelly
Sandy S. Broughton
Virginia S. Bauer
2009
Sylvia Allen
Kathleen Ellis
Wendy Galloway
Sister Rosemary E. Jeffries. RSM, Ph.D.
Gina Petillo
2008
Barbara L. Birdsall, Esq.
Robin Fitzmaurice
Jill Hewitt
JoAnn McCann
Rosalind Seawright
Maureen C. Stankowitz
2007
Suzanne Citron
Doris Crocker
Diane Gooch
Marie Muhler
Denise Stavola
Luann Stavola
2006
Oleta J. Harden
Loretta Huddy
Maureen Lloyd, R.N.
Dr. Marilyn McNeil
Dana Puharic
2005
Veronica Buffaloe-Taylor
Susan Doctorian Kyrillos
Sister Carol Henry
Nancy Mazza
Kate Mellina
2004
Cynthia Joy
Ann McNamara
Dr. Linda Milstein
Ann White
2003
Mary Pat Angelini
Alice J. Guttler, Esq.
Theresa I. Seitz
U.S. Magistrate Judge Susan Wigenton
2002
Anna Diaz-White
Sister Ellen Kelly
Paulette Roberts
Carole Robinson
2001
Jessie Blair
Gloria Nilson
Anita Roselle
Nannie Wyatt
2000
M. Claire French
Dr. Johanna Kobran
Dr. Judith A. Kramer
Jean Rochelle Marshall
1999
Roberta Sheridan
Dr. Holly Roberts
1998
Delly Beekman
Gigi Matthews
Ann Scott
1997
Mollie Giamanco
Gertrude M. Harris
Mrs. Thomas Nicol
1996
Dorothy Avallone
Sandra Mullaney
Penny Vaccaro
1995
Roberta Fox
Dr. Rebecca Stafford
Wanda Williams Finnie, Esq.
1994
Countess Anatole Buxhoevedon
Arleen Mageary
Francoise Rambach
Sylvia E. Thomas
1993
Patricia Laus
Grace Scaduto
Elizabeth Twohy

 
1992
Ann Ferguson
Patricia Clyne Lindberg
Shelia McCloone
Jane B. Schildge
Faye Zealand
1991
Rabbi Sally Priesand
Gertrude Foster
Esther Hymer
Gail Thompson
1989
Dorothy B. Manson
Mary Ann Martin
Judith Stanley
1988
Hazel F. Gluck
G. “Chomie” Persson
Norma Todd

 
1987
Wendy Boglioli
Jane Clayton
Dorothy K. Light
Mary Little Parell
Sister Barbara Williams