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
2015 Lower-Shore Woman of Distinction, Jane Ellen Mengason Jane Ellen Mengason is a Salisbury native and graduate of Wicomico Senior High School. She attended Stephens College and taught Special Education in Wicomico County. She joined her mother’s interior design business, Jane Bounds Interiors...
Friday, May 29 2015 12:00 PM — 1:30 PM
2015 Mid-Shore Woman of Distinction, Audrey E. Scott Audrey Scott has held leadership positions in countless community and civic organizations and has been the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including being named a Maryland Woman of Achievement. In 2007 she was inducted into the Maryla...
Friday, April 10 2015 12:00 PM — 1:30 PM
Rita M. Landgraf, 2015 Women of Distinction HonoreeHonorary Co-Chairs:Carol Ammon, Former CEO and Chairman, Endo Pharmaceuticals, 2007 Woman of Distinction HonoreeDr. Janice E. Nevin, President and CEO, Christiana Care Join us as we honor our 16th Woman of Distinction, Rita Landgraf, who has b...
Tuesday, March 10 2015 5:00 PM — 9:00 PM