ALBANY, NY (02/05/2015)(readMedia)-- Girl Scouts of Northeastern New York announces the call for nominations for the 2015 Women of Distinction awards for women in Clinton, Essex, Franklin & Hamilton counties. Categories include the Distinguished Trailblazer, Distinguished Community Leader, Distinguished Personal Achievement, and Distinguished Leader of Tomorrow (age 17-21).
Nominations will be accepted through Friday, February 20. Specific characteristics for each category can be found on the nomination form. Women of Distinction will receive their recognition at a dinner event in Plattsburgh, NY on Thursday, September 24, 2015 from 6pm-9pm. For more information, please contact Nikki Hilchey, staff liaison for the event at Girl Scouts of Northeastern New York (518-563-1560 x 307, firstname.lastname@example.org).
Women of Distinction (WOD) is a nationwide program of Girl Scouts of the USA that recognizes the achievements of women. Since 1985, Girl Scouts of Northeastern New York has been hosting WOD events in different areas of the council from Plattsburgh to Albany. The council covers 15 counties in Upstate New York and serves nearly 11,000 girls. Honorees are awarded for their strength of character, dedicated community service, emphasis on life-long learning, along with their dedication to fostering self-confidence and leadership skills in others. Many women who are leaders in their fields credit Girl Scouts with helping them to build the set of skills that paved their road to success!