Girl Scouts of
Southeast Florida Hosts Annual Emerald Awards Celebration
Recognition Awarded to Judi Richards
Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida will
honor six women from Palm Beach County at
their annual Emerald Awards on February 20, 2016. These
the National Initiatives of Girls Scouts and serve as role
models for today’s girls.
The following five women will be receiving awards for
outstanding leadership in selective fields:
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)
Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida is honoring Judi
the Lifetime Achievement Award for Philanthropy. This
special recognition celebrates Judi’s extensive
philanthropic efforts throughout our community.
Awards honorary event chairs are Kathryn Vecellio, Lois
Pope, Suzi Goldsmith and Donna Mulholland. Again
this year, Tami Donnally will be the event committee chair.
Joining her on the Emerald Awards host committee are Carol
Bernton, Jennifer Chiarenza, Terry Gearing, Virginia Spencer
and MaryAnn Stetson.
Thank you to the
Emerald Award Supporting Sponsors: Doane & Doane, P.A. –
Awards Sponsor, Florida Power & Light, Florida Yacht Group –
VIP Reception Sponsor, Donna and Dan Mulholland – Silent
Auction Sponsor and UBS Financial Services Inc. Additional
sponsors include: Florida
Woman Magazine, Harless & Associates – Invitation
Underwriting Sponsor, Lewis, Longman & Walker, P.A. – Girl
Scout Underwriting Sponsor, PNC Financial Services Group and
Toshiba Business Solutions.
recipients will be honored at the Emerald Awards on
Saturday, February 20, 2016 from 6 to 10 p.m. at The Beach
Club in Palm Beach. Join
Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida as we recognize these
amazing women with a complimentary
cocktail hour, chance drawing and auction followed by dinner
and dancing. Tickets are $275 and can be purchased online at www.tinyurl.com/EmeraldAwards.
For reservations and information, contact Mandy Allen at
(561) 427-0190 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Girl Scouts
For more than 100 years, Girl
Scouts has built girls of courage, confidence and character
who make the world a better place. More than any other
organization in our community, Girl Scouts of Southeast
Florida empowers girls ages 5 to 17 with vision and
voice—girls who command their future, engage their
communities and inspire others.
Girl Scouts of Southeast
Florida is committed to meeting the needs of today’s girls
by providing the
Girl Scout Leadership Experience that
will help her develop skills and create a strong foundation
for future success. Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida serves
more than 10,400 girls in Broward, Palm Beach, Martin, St.
Lucie, Indian River and Okeechobee Counties. To
explore opportunities to volunteer or partner with Girl
Scouts, call 866-727-4475 or visit www.gssef.org.
Photo Caption (L-R):
2016 Emerald Awards honorary event chairs are Kathryn
Goldsmith, Lois Pope and Donna Mulholland.
Scouts of Southeast Florida will honor Judi Richards
(pictured with her husband Ray Richards) with the Lifetime
Achievement Award for Philanthropy at the 2016 Emerald