Girl Scouts of Western New York to honor nine outstanding Buffalo-area ladies at the 2019 Women of Distinction Dinner & Awards Ceremony on Thursday, September 26. The event will take place at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, located at 2 Fountain Plaza in Buffalo, starting at 5:30 pm. You can get more information and tickets here. Individual tickets are $100 and individual registered Girl Scout tickets are $65.

"Women of Distinction is Girl Scouts of Western New York's all-girl-led women's event of the year! This signature fundraising event honors women throughout Western New York for their strength in character, dedication to community service and commitment to mentoring and encouraging girls and young women. Forty-seven girls and young women will run the event from start to finish and serve as presenters, mistresses of ceremonies, ambassadors, and more!"

The 2019 Women of Distinction Honorees from Erie County are:

Christine Bonaguide, Esq.: Partner, Hodgson Russ LLP
Candace Johnson, Ph.D.: President and CEO, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Joyce A. Markiewicz: EVP, Chief Business Development Officer, Catholic Health
Nadia Pizzaro: Homeless Services Director, BestSelf Behavioral Health, Inc.
Katherine Conway-Turner, Ph.D.: President, Buffalo State College
Linda Zakrzewski: Volunteer of Distinction, Teacher, Family and Consumer Science, School 81 Buffalo

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