Women to be Honored for Excellence by Girl Scouts of Northeastern New York

PLATTSBURGH, NY (09/19/2014)(readMedia)-- Girl Scouts of Northeastern New York announces the 2014 Women of Distinction honorees for Clinton, Essex, Franklin & Hamilton counties: Devi Momot – CEO, Twinstate Technologies – Distinguished Trailblazer; Tonia Finnegan – Materials Operations Controller, Graymont- Distinguished Community Leader; Kaysie Kyler - Distinguished Personal Achievement; Christine Darrah – Distinguished Leader of Tomorrow (age 17-21). These women will receive their recognition at a dinner event at the Westside Ballroom, 253 New York Road in Plattsburgh, NY on Thursday, September 25, 2014 from 6pm-9pm. Tickets are $60 each or $600 for a table of 10 and can be purchased online. The event will include an extensive silent auction with proceeds benefiting Girl Scouts of Northeastern New York. For more information, please contact Sandra Grady, Director of Fund Development at Girl Scouts of Northeastern New York (518-348-1413 x408).

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.