Girl Scouts of Texas Oklahoma Plains will honor a select group of women in recognition of their leadership and service to the community at their annual Women of Distinction awards. The luncheon event will be held at Ridglea Country Club, located at 3700 Bernie Anderson Avenue, on Thursday, May 15 at 11:30 a.m. Tickets are $55 per person. Proceeds from the event support the Girl Scout Leadership Experience for Tarrant County area girls.
The 2014 Women of Distinction are:
• Discover Award: Amy Yudiski, public relations/community relations manager at Shale Exploration. The recipient of this award demonstrates exceptional understanding of herself and her values, and using this knowledge in every way possible to help girls and women explore and discover themselves and their world.
• Connect Award: Deborah Ferguson, NBC 5 Today anchor. The recipient of this award demonstrates exceptional leadership in connecting with others to create solutions in our community and beyond to make the world a better place.
• Take Action Award: Dr. Gleniece Robinson, Fort Worth Library director. The recipient of this award serves our communities and advances the quality of life and opportunities vital to the development and support of women leadership.
• Lifetime Achievement Award: Libby Watson, community volunteer and long-time advocate and supporter of Girl Scouts. The recipient of this award is an individual that has dedicated her life to serving in the interest and support of women leadership.
Tickets can be purchased online at www.gs-top.org/donate or by calling 817-735-5302.