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Girl Scouts to Host Women of Achievement Event

March 16, 2011

Girl Scouts of Connecticut is hosting a Women of Achievement breakfast on Wednesday, April 6 at the Fantasia Banquet Facility in North Haven. The event will celebrate 11 inspiring women business and community leaders in the greater New Haven area. All of the honorees are women of achievement and distinction who inspire us all with their courage, confidence, and character. 

These women are role models for girls across the state.


Mary Lou Aleskie
International Festival of Arts & Ideas in New Haven

Heather Calabrese
United Way of Greater New Haven

Sharon Cappetta
The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven

Barbara Chesler
Yale University

Lorraine DeLuz
Wilbur Cross High School

Karen DuBois-Walton
New Haven Housing Authority

Alice Forrester
Clifford Beers Clinic

Kim Healey
NewAlliance Foundation

Seila Mosquera-Bruno
NeighborWorks New Horizons

Mary L. Pepe
RE: Solution, LLC

Diane Young Turner
Yale University

Girl Scouts of Connecticut is Connecticut's recognized girl-empowerment organization dedicated to lifelong success through values-based leadership development and personal growth. Ticket prices begin at $50 for an individual. Contributions from the Women of Achievement breakfast will help support unique Girl Scout programs for all girls in grades K-12 to gain important life skills. Through exceptional Girl Scout activities and programs, girls discover the world around them, envision and prepare for a positive future, connect with others, understand and care about the needs of their community, become leaders advocating for themselves and others, and take action to make their neighborhoods, communities, and their world a better place.

Sponsors of the Women of Achievement event include:

· NewAlliance Bank - Title Sponsor

· Yale-New Haven Hospital

· The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven

• United Way of Greater New Haven

For more information about the event and how you can become a sponsor, please contact Deirdre Chambers at, 860-522-0163 ext. 3257.

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