Women of Distinction


For the past five years, the Women of Distinction luncheon benefiting Girl Scouts Heart of the South has served to recognize and link together a group of purpose-driven women in business, government and philanthropy who, like Girl Scouts, are dedicated to service and leadership the Oxford-Lafayette-University community..

Businesses, individuals and organizations are invited to nominate a special “Woman of Distinction” to be honored at this annual event. Women are nominated for their leadership, community contributions and professional accomplishments. Nominees are positive role models whose accomplishments inspire girls to achieve their own goals and dreams.

Past Woman of Distinction honorees are Betsy Smith (2015), Mary Ann Connell (2014), Mary Ann Fruge' (2013), Jan Robertson (2012) and Vicki Sneed (2011). Congratulations all of our nominees.

Keynote speaker Gail Pittman inspires the crowd at the
fifth annual event held November 4, 2015.
2015 nominees Mary Leary and Libby Lytle congratulate
Betsy Smith, the 2015 Woman of Distinction honoree.

Information about the 2016 Women of Distinction Luncheon will be available soon! If you have questions or would like to be a sponsor for the 2016 Women of Distinction event, please contact

Jenny Jones - 662-350-6041 or jenny.jones@girlscoutshs.org

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