Gainesville, GA (PRWEB) January 27, 2015
Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia is proud to announce that Ruth Bruner has been selected as the 2015 Gainesville Woman of Distinction honoree. The luncheon event in her honor will be held Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 11:30 a.m., at Gainesville First United Methodist Church.
The Girl Scouts Woman of Distinction award honors a woman who reflects the values in the Girl Scout Promise and Law and who serves as an excellent role model for girls.
Mrs. Bruner is a member of the Gainesville City Council and serves on the boards of several local organizations. She served as the Mayor of Gainesville for two years, served two appointed terms on the Hall County Library Board and served as chairperson of the Gainesville City School Board. She is a member of First United Methodist Church, where she sings in the choir and plays the hand-bells. She owned and managed Nursing Care, Inc., the first licensed private duty agency in Georgia, until 2002.
Mrs. Bruner is a South Carolina native and a graduate of Agnes Scott College and the University of Georgia. She holds a Master’s Degree in Social Work. She is married to Dr. Robert Bruner and has two sons and three grandchildren.
Proceeds from the event will benefit Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia. Individual tickets are $45 and sponsorship opportunities are available. To purchase tickets or to become a sponsor, please contact LaDon Shaw, Fund Development Director, in the Gainesville office at 470-208-3666 or by email at lshaw(at)gshg(dot)org.
Girl Scouts is the preeminent leadership development organization for girls in the world. Through Girl Scouting, girls discover more about themselves, connect with others and take action about things that are important to them. The exciting Girl Scout leadership experience builds girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place. For more information about becoming a member, volunteering, or making a donation, visit http://www.gshg.org.