The Girl Scouts of Central Texas have begun accepting nominations for the Brownwood area Women of Distinction Luncheon. The deadline for submitting a nomination is Jan. 10, 2008. The coveted award honors women who have distinguished themselves as outstanding members of their community through individual excellence and high levels of achievement. Seven women were honored as Women of Distinction at the 2007 event. ‘Women of Distinction events provide a forum for Girl Scouts to recognize and honor local women who are role models for our membership,’ said Etta Moore, CEO for the Girl Scouts of Central Texas. ‘I encourage the community to nominate any woman who has exhibited leadership capabilities, commitment to the community and overall excellence.’ Nominees should be from Brown, Coleman, Comanche, Erath, Hamilton, Lampasas, McCulloch, Mills and San Saba counties. Nomination forms can be completed online at www.gsctx.org or downloaded as a PDF from the Web site. Forms are also available at the Heart of Texas Program Center, 1200 Avenue D, Brownwood. To request forms by mail, call 800-346-3215. Completed nomination forms should be returned to the Heart of Texas Program Center. ‘The luncheon is March 18, 2008 at the Brownwood Country Club. Tickets can be purchased for $35 per seat. Proceeds benefit the Girl Scouts of Central Texas. ‘For more information on the Brownwood area Women of Distinction Luncheon, visit www.gsctx.org or call the 800-346-3215. About the Girl Scouts of Central Texas The Girl Scouts of Central Texas, recently formed by combining the Bluebonnet, El Camino, Heart of Texas and Lone Star Councils, serves nearly 20,000 girls, ages five to 17 years, and more than 12,000 adult volunteers in 46 Central Texas counties. Headquartered in Austin, Girl Scouts of Central Texas has program centers in Brownwood, Killeen, San Angelo and Waco. As the largest organization with a commitment to girls, Girl Scouting offers an array of fun, educational programs focusing on art, science, technology, engineering, math, the environment and life skills.