Girl Scouts to honor Dr. Carla Williams as the 2015 Athens Woman of Distinction

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Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia will honor Dr. Carla Williams as the 2015 Athens Woman of Distinction at a luncheon on May 12 at 11:30 a.m. at the Georgia Center. Tickets are available for purchase for $75.

Dr. Carla Williams is the 2015 Athens Woman of Distinction Honoree.

Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia will honor Dr. Carla Williams as the 2015 Athens Woman of Distinction honoree. The luncheon event in her honor will be held Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. at the Georgia Center. Tickets are available for individual purchase for $75.

College Football Analyst for Beyond Football on the Big 10 Network and a former Atlanta Falcons quarterback, D.J. Shockley will deliver the tribute to Dr. Williams.

A rapid silent auction will begin at 11:30 a.m. and end at 12:15 p.m. Visit http://www.gshg.org to view a list of auction items.

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. Dr. Williams, a four-year letterwinner at guard for the University of Georgia Lady Bulldogs basketball from 1985-89, as Carla Green, currently serves as Executive Associate Athletic Director and Senior Woman Administrator at UGA. Prior to returning to Athens, Dr. Williams worked as the Assistant Athletic Director and Associate Athletic Director at Vanderbilt University.

Dr. Williams is a graduate of the University of Georgia with a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Master’s in Public Administration. She received her Ph.D. in Sport Administration from Florida State University.

Dr. Williams and her husband Brian, have three children: daughters, Carmen and Camryn and son, Joshua.

Proceeds from the event will benefit Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia. to purchase tickets, please contact Teresa Laird, Fund Development Manager, in the Athens office at 706-621-5979. For more information about becoming a member, volunteering, or making a donation, visit http://www.gshg.org.

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