Girl Scouts to honor midstate Women of Achievement

Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia will be honoring four Macon leaders next week as the 2015 Women of Distinction.

Jan Beeland, executive director of Macon Arts Alliance; Beverly Blake, program director for the Knight Foundation; Wesleyan College President Ruth Knox and retired banker Pearlie Toliver were selected as leaders who have had a significant impact on the Macon community and serve as excellent role models for young women, according to a news release from Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia.

A luncheon in their honor is scheduled for Thursday, May 7, at the Armory Ballroom at the corner of First and Poplar streets in Macon.

Central Georgia Technical College’s Vice President of Economic Development, Rebecca Lee, will give the keynote address.

Tickets are $40 and proceeds benefit Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia.

For more information, or to make a donation, visit www.gshg.org.