Women of Distinction is the Girl Scouts of Western New York's signature fundraising event where we honor women throughout Western New York for their strength in character, dedication to community service, and commitment to mentoring and encouraging girls and young women.


2014 Women of Distinction

Join us as we showcase the Girl Scout mission and as we continue to build courage, confidence, and character to the next generation of Girl Scouts.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Buffalo, New York

Buffalo Marriott Niagara, 1340 Millersport Highway in Amherst

6:30 p.m. Dinner & Awards Ceremony


Friday, September 19, 2014

Rochester, New York

Rochester Riverside Convention Center, 123 East Main Street in Rochester

8:00 a.m. Leadership Breakfast


Sponsorship Opportunities

Information about 2014 Women of Distinction sponsorship opportunities can be found in the documents below. For questions or more information, email wod@gswny.org


Congratulations to the 2013 Women of Distinction Honorees!


Mary Ann Coulson

Senior Vice President

Branch Manager

Morgan Stanley Wealth Management



Lisa Kirisits, CPA, MBA

Managing Partner

Kirisits & Associates, CPAS, PLLC



Dr. Virginia Schaefer Horvath


SUNY Fredonia



Cheryl Howe

Executive Vice President


HealthNow New York Inc.


Sports & Fitness

Felisha Legette-Jack

Head Women's Basketball Coach

University at Buffalo, SUNY


Girl Scout Volunteer

Dr. Evelyn L. Kerney

Western New York Business Program Administrator

Bryant & Stratton College



Heatherly H. Dukes

VP, Nuclear Operations & Storage

CH2M HILL B&W West Valley, LLC


Public Service

Nancy Blaschak

Regional CEO

American Red Cross


Arts & Humanities

Janet Lomax

News Anchor



Thank you to our sponsors!