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Melissa Smith honored as 2013 Woman of Distinction

Pictured from left to right, are previous Women of Distinction, Betsey Timm, President, Bank of America Maine, and Joan Benoit Samuelson, Olympic Gold Medalist, Smith, Joan McDonald, CEO, Girl Scouts of Maine, and previous Woman of Distinction, Pamela Hurley Moser, President and CEO of Hurley Travel Experts. 

Girl Scouts of Maine and over 330 guests gathered at the 16th Annual Women of Distinction Gala to honor Melissa D. Smith, President, The Americas, WEX. 

Smith was presented with the 2013 Woman of Distinction Award at the event which took place on December 5th at the Portland Marriott at Sable Oaks in South Portland. 

Each year, Girl Scouts of Maine presents the Women of Distinction Award to a woman who has distinguished herself as an outstanding member of her community through individual excellence and achievement, and who serves as an exemplary role model for today’s girls and young women.  

In addition to honoring a deserving woman, the Women of Distinction Gala includes a cocktail reception and dinner, silent and live auctions, and a specialty baskets raffle.  The annual fundraiser enables Girl Scouts of Maine to continue providing high quality services and support to over 16,000 girl and adult members statewide

Former Women of Distinction
Eleanor Baker, Meg Baxter, Joan Benoit Samuelson, Sara Burns, Maddy Corson, Sandra Featherman, Ph.D., Brenda Garrand, Erin Hoeflinger, Jana Lapoint, Judith Magyar Isaacson, Carol L. Mitchell, Pam Hurley-Moser, Beth Newlands Campbell, Christiane Northrup, M.D., Betsey Timm, Senator Olympia Snowe, Well Suited