EASTON — The Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay has selected I. Sharon Dobson as this year’s Mid-Shore Woman of Distinction. A luncheon honoring Dobson will be held on Friday, April 4, at The Tidewater Inn in Easton from noon to 1:30 p.m. Luncheon seats are available for $50 per person and sponsorship opportunities are still available. To reserve a seat at the luncheon or find out more about sponsorship opportunities, contact 410-742-5107 no later than March 14, 2014. This year’s event Honorary Chairman is Kathy Deoudes and the Co-Chairmen are Maureen Scott-Taylor and Patti Willis.
Dobson is the founder, President and CEO of Priceless Industries. The company has 36 years of experience in all phases of construction with a special emphasis in concrete construction and pavement markings. Dobson is a certified professional estimator, soil and erosion control manager, and traffic manager. In the local community she is an active volunteer for numerous organizations including Kent Island Volunteer Fire Department, Hospice of Queen Anne’s, Shore Health, Queen Anne’s County Arts Council, Ducks Unlimited, Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center and Chesapeake Republican organizations. In 2012, Dobson received the Queen Anne’s County Republican of the Year award.
Each year the Mid-Shore Woman of Distinction event celebrates a woman who has made a difference in their community, inspired others and provided a positive role model for girls and young women. Past recipients include the Honorable Hope Harrington, Lynne Shand, Amy Haines, Madam Mayor Victoria Jackson-Stanley, Patti Willis, Maureen Scott-Taylor and Kathy Deoudes. The Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay founded the Women of Distinction Celebrations to honor women who have made significant contributions on the Delmarva Peninsula through their work, philanthropy and community service. As Women of Distinction, they have broken through the glass ceiling in their respective fields, pioneered new and innovative ideas and business strategies, acted as positive role models for girls and embodied the values of Girl Scouting.
For over 100 years Girl Scouts has been building girls of courage, confidence and character by providing personal leadership development and programs that teach skills for the real world. Today, Girl Scouts of the USA has a membership of over 3.2 million girls and adults, a significant growth from its modest beginnings nearly a century ago. In fact, more than 50 million women in the U.S. today are Girl Scout alumnae.
A leading advocate for and expert on girls, the Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay builds girls of courage, confidence and character by providing personal leadership development and programs that teach skills for the real world. The Council serves about 13,000 girls in grades K-12 across the Delmarva Peninsula. Some 5,000 adult volunteers support the Council in various mentoring and leadership positions. To learn more about Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay, visit www.GSCB.org or call 1-800-341-4007.