Twenty-two women nominated for 2017 Girl Scouts of the Florida Panhandle Women of Distinction Awards

Published: Jul. 27, 2017 at 5:53 PM CDT
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This Saturday, 22 women were nominated for the 2017 Girl Scouts of the Florida Panhandle Women of Distinction Awards.

A program is inspired by Girl Scouts nationally. These awards honor women from across the Florida Panhandle who truly stand out for their commitment to the community.

The nominees will be celebrated at the Women of Distinction Awards Gala at Edgewater Beach Resort.

“The Women of Distinction Awards recognize and honor the women in our community whose leadership and commitment inspire and make the world a better place,” stated Raslean M. Allen, Girl Scout Council of the Florida Panhandle, Inc. Chief Executive Officer. “We invite you to join us by attending this year’s Gala and honor the distinguished women in our community.”

This year’s nominees are:

Rita Acoba – Retired, VP Bay Bank & Trust

SSgt Ashley Adkins – United States Air Force

Erin Baur – Erin E. Baur, Attorney at Law

Mary Bruce – Retired, ACURE

Wilanne Daniels – Jackson County Board of Commissioners

Marilyn Fenimore – Owner, Managing Concepts

Irene Field – Marketing Manager, VBA Design

Pam Johnson – Owner, Allstate Insurance Agency

Teresa King – Administrative Site Coordinator, Gryphon Technologies

Philomena Martrain – Bay County Chamber of Commerce

Bobbie Massey – Owner, Bobbie Massey School of Dance

Sharon McGhee – Owner, McGhee CPA Consultants

Elizabeth Moore – President, Anchor Consulting Engineering & Inspection

Katrin Patterson – Director, Gulf Coast School for Autism

Marcia Pell – Certified Diabetes Educator and Dietician

Hiba Rahim – Council on American Islamic Relations

Paige Schnell – Owner, Tracery Interiors

Mary “Roonie” Scovel – A.D./Head Women’s Basketball Coach GCSC

Allison Smith – VP, Business Development for Herbafex

Kristina Taunton – Owner, Love Your Gown

Brittany Trumbull – VP, Anchor Consulting Engineering & Inspection

Jennifer Vigil – CEO, Panama City Community Development Council

Tickets are now available online at and for $75.00 each. Table sponsorships, which seat 8, are also available for $1,000.00 and may be purchased by contacting Janis Boatright at 850-873-3999 Ext 1202.