Girl Scouts—Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas will be honoring two women from Northwest Arkansas along with eight other women from around the state at its Reflections: 100 Years of Honoring Women dinner to be held on Saturday, April 14 at the Embassy Suites in Little Rock.
The Women of Impact honorees are an exceptional cross-section of women who have made significant contributions to their local communities and beyond. Sandy Edwards and Bette Mathews are the two honorees from Northwest Arkansas.
Sandy Edwards currently serves as Deputy Director of Museum Relations for Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville. Prior to this appointment, Sandy served as Associate Vice Chancellor for Development at the University of Arkansas for nine years. She and her late husband, Clay, served as the management team for University Development directing the Campaign for the 21st Century. In 2007, Sandy was made an honorary alumna of the University by the Arkansas Alumni Association.
Bette Mathews has a lifelong association with the Girl Scouts and is someone who has truly worked her way through the ranks! Starting out as a Brownie in third grade, she later became a day camp counselor in high school, a troop leader when her children entered scouts, and eventually served on the Noark Council board in various positions, including President.
The other honorees include Sue Trulock from Sherill, Ginny Shell, Dr. Cornelia Beck, and Dr. Sybil Jordan Hampton from Little Rock, Euba May Harris Winton and Judy McReynolds from Fort Smith, Kathy Allen from Hot Springs and Dr. Faye Cox from Jonesboro.
The Reflections event at Embassy Suites will feature Girl Scout exhibits, videos from the 100th Anniversary Oral History Project created by Girl Scouts and Alumnae in the council, music and a cash bar. The Women of Impact Honorees and keynote speaker Dr. Robyn Silverman will feature as the evening’s highlights.
Dr.Silverman is a child/teen development specialist, body image expert, sought-after speaker and award-winning writer. She has been a featured expert on The Today Show, Good Morning America, CBS Early Show, Nightline, The Tyra Show, NBC’s Lxtv, Fox News, NPR, and more.
Dinner reservations are $100 per person and Meet & Greet/Dinner combination reservations are $125. A special VIP reservation, which includes the Meet & Greet/Dinner combination, 100th Anniversary Commemorative coin, and autographed book by Dr. Robyn Silverman is available for $250.
Reservations should be made by either calling 1.800.632.6894 or by going online at http://GirlScoutReflections.EventBrite.com.
Girl Scouts—Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas serves close to 18,000 members and encompasses all counties in Arkansas except Crittenden, includes Adair, LeFlore and Sequoyah counties in Oklahoma as well as Bowie and Cass counties in Texas. Girl Scouts builds girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place.