Women of Distinction

WOD Logo Girl Scouts of Colorado honors top women leaders in our communities as Girl Scout Women of Distinction. These women have reached remarkable levels of achievement as business, community, and civic leaders.  Women from Denver, Pikes Peak, and the Western Slope are honored each year.
Denver Thin Mint DinnerWestern Slope Thin Mint Breakfast
Denver Thin Mint Dinner
October 19, 2017

Event Chairs: Maria Garcia Berry, Woman of Distinction ’97; Jean Galloway, Woman of Distinction ’97; and Arlene Hirschfeld, Woman of Distinction ’97.

Silver Sponsors:

Bronze Sponsor:

Samoa Sponsors

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Galloway & Hirschfeld
Hogan Lovells
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Beverage Sponsors

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Tagalong Sponsors:

Kathryn and Richard Ambrose
Sue Anschutz-Rodgers
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Colorado
BBVA Compass
Elaine Gantz Berman
LaFawn Biddle and Triple B
Kim Bimestefer
CoBank
Delta Dental
Denver Health
Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce
Eide Bailly, LLP CPAS and Business Advisors
FirstBank Holding Company
Forest City Stapleton, Inc.
FranklinCovey
History Committee
Johns Manville Corporation
Kaiser Permanente of Colorado
KPMG LLP
Little Brownie Bakers
M2 Media Group
Metro State University
Noble Energy, Inc.
Mary Noonan
LaRae Orullian
Plante Moran
Kristin Richardson
Saunders
Shannon Sisler
Mary Sissel
Thiry O’Leary Foundation
Trophy Nut
USI Colorado LLC
Visit Denver
Tamra Ward
Friends and Family of Hon. Elbra Wedgeworth

Pearl Sponsors:

Joy Burns
Linda and Don Childears
Junior League of Denver
LaRae Orullian
June Travis
Judith and Joseph Wagner
Xcel Energy

In-Kind Donors:

American Furniture Warehouse
Beau Jo’s Pizza
Bovine Metropolis Theater
Buntport Theater Company
Butterfly Pavilion
Chuck E Cheese
Cleo Parker Robinson’s New Dance Theatre
Colore Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria
Denver Broncos Football Club
Denver Museum of Nature and Science
The Edge Theater Company
Forney Museum of Transportation
History Colorado
Junior League of Denver, Inc.
Landmark Chez Artiste
Le Peep
Little India
Museo de las Americas
Natural Grocers
Parker Arts
Piccino Pizza
Poppies
Que Bueno Suerte
Sam’s No 3
Snooze an AM Eatery
Tavern Hospitality Group
Town Hall Arts Center
Wash Park Grill
Water Pik, Inc.

Thanks to the following people who purchased tickets:

Sam Aghbashian
Rose Andom
Elizabeth Barela
Elba Barr
Kathleen and Michael Beatty
Doris J. Biester
Linda and Roger Bowman
Sarah Braucht
Brownstein Hyatt
Farber Schreck
Nikki and Derek Cady
Connie Campbell
Merle Chambers
Pat and Peter Cooper
Mary Gittings Cronin
Rae Ann and Richard Dougherty
Kim Easton
Lee Palmer Everding
Carolyn Fineran
Gretchen Gagel
Jean Galloway
Elaine Gampel
Paola Gianturco
Susan B. Goddard and Steve Carrothers
Elinor Greenberg, Ed.D.
Carol Griffin
Janice Haft
M.
L. Hanson
Pene Harrison
Elizabeth Heid
Joy S. Johnson
Melba A. Johnston
Jessica Jones
Katie Jones
Alice and Terrance Kelly
Sherry and Andy Kenney
Brook and Kelly Kramer
Hannah Kuehl
Carol and John Lay
Jan Lucas
Betsy and Peter Mangone
Cynthia Mares
Susan Matthews
Mile High United Way
Myrna and Charles Mourning
Nancy and C. J. Mucklow
Korina Padilla
Leslee Randolph
Mary E. Ricketson
Rose Community Foundation
Maruca Salazar
Sandra Shreve
Katie Singleton
Betsy Smith
Kathleen D. Smith and Thomas Gash
Lisa and Bill Snider
Keile E. Stewart and Donald Shelafo
Jill Tietjen, P.E.
Joanne Underhill
Carita Watson
Linda and Larry Williams
Karen Wilson
Faye Wilson Tate

Thanks to the following people who supported the event with donations:

Glenda Adams
Ranee Adipat
Wendy Aiello
Sharon and Paul Akers
Mary Albertoni
Rose Andom
Suzi and Rick Arnold
Mara Baer
Lynne Baginski
Eileen Baines
Katie Bakes
Beth Barek
Letty Bass
Kristen Batcho
Bronwyn Bateman, M.D.
Eva Bauer
Kathleen and Michael Beatty
The Benevity Community Impact Fund
Teena Bergstrand
LaFawn Biddle
Doris J. Biester
Kim Bimestefer
Kendra and Eric Black
Ann Block
Brooke Bodart
Tom Brinegar
Susan and Kenneth Brunk
Nikki and Derek Cady
Beth and Dave Campbell
Connie Campbell
Megan Casimir
Lauren Y. Casteel
Stephanie Casto
Juanita Chacon
Alison Clark-Hardesty
Jennifer and Will Colosimo
Marcia Cooperman
Caroline and Steve Cornell
Lisa and William Croy
Daniels Fund
Kay Daugherty, Ph.D.
Delaine Deal
Decatur & Company LLC
Maxine Dee
Cheryl Denton
The Denver Foundation
Christina Diehl
Elizabeth Dillinger
Margaret Dioguardi
Rae Ann and Richard Dougherty
Selena Dunham
Anne Dupont
Kim Easton
Katye and Joshua Edwards
Mary Beth Edwards
Lindy Eichenbaum Lent and Jason Lent
Elizabeth Epstein-Smith
Renee Ferrufino
Carolyn Fineran
Cathey and Richard Finlon
Jodi Foster
Michelle Fournier Johnson
Lori Fox
Brenda Fry
Gretchen Gagel
Elaine Gampel
Anne and Charles Garcia
Mary Foote Gearhart, P.E.
Emily Gehrmann
Denise Gentilini
Lisa Gerber
Erica Getz
Paola Gianturco
Susan B. Goddard and Steve Carrothers
Donna Good
Lindsay M. Gordon
Michelle Hall
Theresa Hall
Laurel A. Hammer and Christopher Bissener
Mindy Hammond
Stacia Hansen
Aaron Harber
Carrie Harding
Sarah Harrison and Thomas P. Fair
Djuana Harvell
Tiffany Hausauer
Jennie Haverkemp
Sandra Haynes and Robert Demsey
Elizabeth Heid
Brittany Herbener
Gloria and Rick Higgins
Elizabeth Hinde
Molly Holewinksi
Sharon A. Holt
Beth Homeijer
Jamie Hurst
Independent Bank
Chris Ising
Kasia Iwaniczko-Macleod
Liz Jackson
Kathleen and Chris Jacoby
Pam Jeffords
Jehn Water Consultants, Inc.
Joy S. Johnson
Melba A. Johnston
Ellen Jones
Jean and Stewart Jones
Jessica Jones
Tasha L Jones
Ruth and Thomas Keesling
Amy Keller
Michelle Kincheloe
Kathleen King
Patti Klinge
Brook and Kelly Kramer
Kimberly Kretsch
Tesha Kroll
Carla Ladd
Patsy Landaveri
Carol and John Lay
Vicky Lea
Michelle Lebbs
Jen Lester
Lori Leugers
Stacy Lewis
Marlene and Dennis Logan
Cathy Lucas
Julie Lucas
Mashenka Lundberg
Donna Lynne, S.C., DrPH
Mary Maikoetter
Betsy and Peter Mangone
Sydney Marchando
Lisa Margosian
David Martino
Kay Martley
Abby Masenheimer
Jan Mazotti
Beth McCann
Sarah McDonnell
Kathryn McNulty
Evelyn Meere
Ruth Meyer
Dafna Michaelson Jenet
Cindy Miller
Cynthia Miro
Denise Mitchell
Michelle Moore
Myrna and Charles Mourning
Taylor Nagy
Kathy Nelson
Mary Pat Nimon
Mary M. Noonan and Ray Garver
Cora Ohlgren
Brenda Olson
Amy Padden
Britt Pearson
Lydia Peña, S.L.
Yvonee Peperzak-Blake
Essie Perlmutter
Phoenix Rising Fund, LLC
Kristi Pihl
Sherry Pond
Elaine and Bryan Potter
Lorii Rabinowitz
Cathy and Thomas Ramey
Mary Rhinehart
Kristin and Blair Richardson
Ms. Susan Austin Ricketts
Emily Rissmiller
Jeannie and Bill Ritter
Kim Roberts
Dawn Rock
Tenesa Rodgers
Gina Rodriguez
Rose Community Foundation
Jan and John Sbarbaro
Courtney Scantlin
Sabine Schmidt
Sydney Schneider
Tamara Schulte
Jodi and Jeff Scott
Cathy Scruggs
Ranee Shenoi and Norse Bear
Sierra Shirley
Sandra Shreve
Katie Singleton
Betsy Sklar
Alana Smart
Kathleen D. Smith and Thomas Gash
Lisa and Bill Snider
Jackie Snyder
Edie Sonn
Laura Srsich
Jane and Josh Staller
Nancy Stegman
Jacqueline Steinle
Maren Stewart
Polly Stouse
Zeronie Sukle
LaDawn Sullivan
Patricia Sutterlin
Bobby L. Tabert
Allison Tattern
Lauren Taylor
Marilyn E. Taylor
Ashley Teudeon
Anita Thompson
Ann Trakimas
Caroline Turner
Mary B. Vitale and Neil Dermody
Elizabeth Vonne
Anne Warhover
Kindra Warman
Carita Watson
Kim Webb
Diane Wendt
Nichole Wiley-Marks
Karen Wilson
Megan Wilson
Faye Wilson Tate
Annie and Timothy Wohlgenant
Tom Wolf
Wolf Energy Company, LLC
Women’s Foundation of Colorado
Judith J. Wright
Andy Wykstra
Ginny Youngkin
Western Slope Thin Mint Breakfast
November 2, 20167

Event Chair: Karen Troester, 2015 Woman of Distinction

Gold Sponsor:

Silver Sponsor:

Samoa Sponsor:

Media Sponsor:

Tagalong Sponsors:

Susan and James Alvillar
American National Bank
Artemis Arrow
Bank of the West
Bray & Company Realtors
Chevron
Crossroads Health and Fitness, Inc.
Dalby, Wendland & CO., P.C.
Enstrom Candies
Family Health West Hospital
Hilltop Community Resources
Home Loan State Bank
HopeWest
Mesa County Partners
Nancy and C. J. Mucklow
Terra Energy Partners
Virginia Brown Hometown Realty
Wells Fargo Bank
Inkind Donor
Kendra Scott

Thanks to the following people who purchased tickets:

Robbie and Chuck Breaux
Catherine Norton Breman
Darlene Campos Mills
Debe K. Colby
Jodee and Bradley Cronk
Lois Dunn
Victoria Gigoux
Barbora and Jeffrey Hurd
Danielle Malott
Trisha Martinez
Heidi Scotting
Ruth and Donald Trowbridge
Janie and Howard VanWinkle
Anne Wenzel and David Miller
Susan Williams

Thanks to the following people who supported the event with donations:

Carol Acuff
Angela Allen
Crystal Bell
The Benevity Community Impact Fund
Heather Benjamin
Robbie and Chuck Breaux
Catherine Norton Breman
Virginia and Larry Brown
Clara Brown Shaffer
Bill Byers
Darlene Campos Mills
Lori Carlston-Thompson
Susan Carter
Teri Cavanagh
Jacquie Chappell-Reid
Shauna Clemmer
Dori Clutter
Ruth and Don Coatney
Deanna Colaizzi
Debe K. Colby
Jill Crone
Randall Cupp
Jill and Dennis Derrieux
Amy Deschamp
Michelle DeShazer
Amy DiMarzio
Kristin Donahue
Rae Ann and Richard Dougherty
Lois Dunn
AJ Dunn
Theresa Englebrecht
Karen Fischer
Jane and James Fitzgerald
Melissa Franklin
Elizabeth Fulton
Kelly Glidewell
Lindsay Gray
Laureen Gutierrez
Nichole Hall
Jenny Hall
Will Hays
Sondra Hemard
Terri and Steve Hickman
Amanda Hill
Julie Hinkson
Evelin Hoal
Lindy Hodges
Chris Holly
Barbora and Jeffrey Hurd
Donna Jennings
Molly Jo Johnson
Nina Kearl
Meghan King
Sue and Glenn Kiser
Linda Kochevar
Jeannette Kuchyt
Robbin Laws
Kim and Patrick Lewis
Kristin Lynch
Linde Marshall
Lisa Martin
Julia McHugh
Elizabeth Meyer
Cindy Miller
Rose Mizell
Lori Mizushima
Valerie Neiman
Martha Newman
Cynda Norell
Kathy O’Shea
Kathleen Otto
Shawna Payne
Kerry Phillips
Sandi Pittenger
Heather Pool
Terry Porter
Patricia M. Powell
Katie Powell
Rhonda Powers
Rose Femia Pugliese
Heidi Ragsdale
Christine Ransier
Callie Rapice
Joyce Rausch
Natalie Redding
Amy Rice
Lisa Roberts
Mary Schaefer-Hussman
Diane Schwenke
Heidi Scotting
Jessica Shaffer
Carmen Shipley
Corrina and David Shirley
Meredith Shrader
Michaelle Smith
Jeannie Smith
Chelsey Ann Snider
Kileigh Sperber
Michael Stahl
Kim Staley
Fran Stephens
Cathy Story
Brenda Sullivan
Laura Switzer
Deanna Taggart
Honora Thompson
Louise Thornburg
Karen Troester
Ruth and Donald Trowbridge
Nancy Watkins
Charity Weir
Anne Wenzel and David Miller
Karen Wergedal
Angela Wickersham
Rose Willett
Williams Companies
Elizabeth Wilson
Dianne Wiltgen
Jean Yale
Alice Young
Becky Zlehnik
Katie Zollner