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Girl Scouts of Central Illinois holds special events throughout the year in our 38 county jurisdiction to help raise additional funds to support our mission to build girls of courage, confidence, and character. We hope you will be able to join us for an upcoming event in your area. Our events will give you an opportunity to network with other friends of Girl Scouting in your area while supporting the council’s mission.

Check our website frequently for updates and details regarding Girl Scout special events in your community.

Women of Distinction - April 23, 2014

Girl Scouts of Central Illinois proudly presents our 23rd Women of Distinction award celebration, honoring outstanding female leaders residing in Champaign, Douglas, Ford, Iroquois, and Vermillion counties. The Women of Distinction Awards recognize women’s contributions in the following categories:

  • Business - outstanding abilities and accomplishments in business as a business order, entrepreneur, or mid-to-upper - executive management level.
  • Public Service - accomplishments, through direct assistance or advocacy, that have contributed to improving the quality of life for people in Champaign, Douglas, Ford, Iroquois, or Vermilion counties.
  • Creative Arts and Entertainment - excellence in the arts, whether in promoting, supporting, teaching, or performing.
  • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) - outstanding performance in a field such as science, technology, engineering, or mathematics.
  • Education - excellence as an administrator, board member, or educator.

Meet our Women of Distinction honorees.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Hilton Garden Inn, Champaign
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

$50 per person, $25 for students age 16 and under
Table of 10 $450 with business signage on table

For further information, please contact Jennifer Ewan at 217-233-0476.


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Diamonds & Desserts - Bloomington - May 1, 2014

Join us for Diamonds & Desserts - a special event honoring Colleen Kannaday for her outstanding contributions as a role mode for young women. The evening will also feature savory hors d’oeuvres and decadent desserts inspired by Girl Scout cookies. 

Thursday, May 1, 2014
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Jack Lewis Jewelers, Bloomington, IL

Tickets are $30 per person. All proceeds to benefit Girl Scouts of Central Illinois.

For additional information, contact Jennifer Ewan at (217) 233-0476.

Event presented by Jack Lewis Jewelers.

To register for this event, please click the button below.