Founded by Frederick County Chamber of Commerce, in honor of Mrs. Reed’s longtime involvement with Leadership Frederick County and other leadership training.
Mrs. Reed was well-known in the Frederick community. She served as the Executive Director of the Frederick County Chamber of Commerce from 1980 until 1993. She was instrumental in advancing the mission of the Chamber, and she was known for her enthusiasm for promoting the businesses of Frederick County. In 1988, she originated Leadership Frederick County, and ran this successful program for many years.