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Women of Distinction recognizes outstanding women leaders

Marie Lamfrom Women of Distinction Luncheon

Thanks to you, the 2016 Marie Lamfrom Women of Distinction Luncheon was a huge success!

You helped us reach our goal AND surpass the $25,000 Wells Fargo challenge grant. 560 Girl Scout alumni, friends and community supporters gathered for the luncheon, and together you directly invested $130,430 for the success of girls in your community. 141 gifts were $250 or more. Thank you!

2016 Marie Lamfrom Women of Distinction Luncheon

The Marie Lamfrom Women of Distinction Luncheon recognizes outstanding women leaders for their contributions to the community. Honorees exemplify the Girl Scout mission as women of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.

Luncheon proceeds allow GSOSW to provide the Girl Scout Leadership Experience (GSLE), enhance our four priority program areas: Financial Literacy, Healthy Living, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), and Outdoor Leadership, and support various Girl Scout activities and programs for nearly 15,000 girls throughout Oregon and SW Washington.

  • 2016 Honorees

    Read about these honored Girl Scout Alumna.

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  • 2015 Honorees

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  • 2014 Honorees

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  • 2013 Honorees

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2016 Challenge Grant Partner:

Gold and Silver Sponsors

For information on sponsoring the 2017 Marie Lamfrom Women of Distinction Luncheon, contact Shannon Spencer at (503) 977-6843 or

In Honor of Marie Lamfrom
Marie Lamfrom served in World War I as a nurse, working on the Russian front at the age of 18. At the end of the war, she returned home to Germany and married Paul, then had three daughters. As the Nazis rose to power, Marie and her family fled to Portland, Oregon. They purchased a small hat company, which later grew to become Columbia Sportswear.