• Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce honors 2021 Women of Distinction

    Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce honors 2021 Women of Distinction

    The recipients represent countless impressive traits and a long list of accomplishments deserving of recognition, including community involvement, industry impact, and professional success.

    In honor of Women’s History Month, the Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce recently announced that it will recognize four honorees with a 2021 Women of Distinction award. The recipients represent countless impressive traits and a long list of accomplishments deserving of recognition, including community involvement, industry impact, and professional success.

    The 2021 Women of Distinction are: Mary Beth Daigneault, Administrator, St. Clare Newport, Elizabeth Lynn, Executive Director, van Beuren Charitable Foundation, Nancy Piffard, Show Director, Newport International Boat Show/Newport Exhibition Group, and Debbie Proffitt, Vice President, DoD Operations and Business Development, Purvis Systems.

    “Women’s History Month is the perfect time to celebrate women who are making a difference in Greater Newport. We are grateful for all they do for our community.” Erin Donovan-Boyle, Greater Newport Chamber Executive Director in a statement.

    Virtual interviews with each honoree will be shared on the Chamber’s social media platforms, online blog, and Youtube channel. The first interview can be viewed below:


    The 2021 Women of Distinction awards are sponsored by Greenvale Vineyards.

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