Girl Scouts of Western Ohio recognized five community leaders as 2019 Women of Distinction. The award honors exceptional women who give hope and inspiration to girls through their achievements and passion for service.
Honorees were Claudia Abercrumbie, president and CEO, The Abercrumbie Group Financial Empowerment; Denise Driehaus, Hamilton County commissioner; Kim Foss, biomechanist/athletic trainer, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center; Katherine Jordan, funeral director, Thompson, Hall and Jordan Funeral Home; and Sue Gantz Matz, retired analytical and polymer science research manager, LyondellBasell.
The awards program was emceed by Lisa Smith, a reporter with WCPO’s 9 On Your Side, with Olivia Core, Ursuline Academy senior and 13-year Girl Scout, presenting the keynote speech. The event generated more than $60,000 to support Girl Scouts’ Camp for Every Girl initiative.