2018 Mid-Shore Woman of Distinction, Julie McMahan Thomas Julie McMahan Thomas has been the Director of Marketing and Customer Service of Tri Gas & Oil since 2006 and is a member of the third generation running the family-owned business. She received her bachelor’s degree from Towson University ...
Friday, April 20 2018 12:00 PM — 1:30 PM
Janet Dudley-Eshbach was appointed the eighth president of Salisbury University in 2000, the first woman to hold the office. Today, she is the University System of Maryland’s longest-serving female president and is the second longest-tenured president in SU history. Her leadership has been transf...
Thursday, April 5 2018 5:30 PM — 8:30 PM
2018 Women of Distinction Honoree Drew Fennell Chief Officer of Strategic Communication and Development, Christiana Care Health System
Tuesday, March 13 2018 5:00 PM — 8:00 PM
2017 Mid-Shore Woman of Distinction, Laura P. Heikes Laura P. Heikes is Senior Vice President Government and Community Relations Officer for Shore United Bank, member of the Shore Bancshares community of companies. She began her career with the bank in 1986 and over the course of 30 years, Laura...
Thursday, May 11 2017 12:00 PM — 1:30 PM
Melody Nelson has been the owner and President of Nelson Insurance Agency, Inc. in her hometown of Princess Anne, Maryland for the past 28 years. Melody and her husband, Rick, of 45 years live on a farm in Perryhawkin. They have two grown children; Sarah Nelson residing in Baltimore and Chris Nel...
Saturday, April 29 2017 5:00 PM — 8:30 PM
2017 Women of Distinction HonoreeKate HackettExecutive Director, Delaware Wild LandsHonorary Chair:Dr. Nancy Targett
Tuesday, March 14 2017 5:00 PM — 8:00 PM
Honorary Co-Chairs: Carla Markell, Michelle FreemanCo-Chairs: Sandy Taras, Twig Burton Patti Grimes is the Executive Director of both the Joshua M. Freeman Foundation, and the Carl M. Freeman Foundation, located in Selbyville, DE. Patti works to build and sustain relationships with the communiti...
Wednesday, November 16 2016 12:00 PM — 1:30 PM
2016 Lower-Shore Woman of Distinction, Gayle Widdowson Following the philanthropic tradition of her grandfather, Avery Hall and mother Ginny Korff, Gayle Widdowson has spent her entire adult life giving back to her community. She has served in leadership capacities for both Asbury Church in Sali...
Friday, May 13 2016 6:00 PM — 9:00 PM
2016 Mid-Shore Woman of Distinction, Denise Perry Riley Denise Perry Riley is editor emeritus of The Star Democrat, a daily newspaper serving the Mid-Shore, and writes a weekly column on the OpEd Page. She is the first woman named editor in the 200 year history of the newspaper. She also was the...
Friday, May 6 2016 12:00 PM — 1:30 PM
2016 Women of Distinction HonoreeJanice E. Nevin, M.D., MPHPresident and Chief Executive Officer, Christiana Care Health SystemHonorary Co-Chairs:Doneene Keemer DamonDirector at Richards, Layton & Finger, PAKathleen Furey McDonoughPartner at Potter Anderson Corroon, LLP
Tuesday, March 8 2016 5:00 PM — 9:00 PM