The Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore raised more than $21,000 dollars while honoring the personal, professional and community achievements of three Southern Ocean County individuals during its Women of Achievement & Community Partners Cocktail Reception on September 25th at Sea Oaks Country Club in Little Egg Harbor Township.
One of the honorees was Nancy Eriksen, who works at the Oyster Creek Generating Station and has raised over $3 million for the United Way by coordinating 15 campaigns for the organization sponsored by Exelon, the owner of Oyster Creek.
She also has raised $500,000 for the Light House Center in Waretown
The chosen honorees, all from Southern Ocean County, have "attained
success and made significant contributions to better our community,
especially in the wake of Superstorm Sandy," a statement from the Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore. "They exhibit essential Girl
Scout leadership qualities making them valuable role models for girls in
The other honorees included Michelle Green, of Southern Ocean
Medical Center, and Joseph Mancini, Mayor of Long Beach Township.