Join us as we celebrate the influential women of Deerfield Beach who have served as role models, demonstrated a commitment to the City, invested time, talent, and resources to make a difference.
Saturday, March 30, 2024
Double Tree By Hilton Hotel Deerfield Beach-Boca Raton, 100 Fairway Drive
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Come out for a delicious breakfast buffet and entertainment as we honor these most deserving individuals! Tickets may be purchased at the City of Deerfield Beach Teen Center, 1345 SW 11th Way or call 954-480-4480.
KEYNOTE SPEAKER - gwyndolen a. clarke-reed
Gwyndolen was born in Delray Beach, but moved to New York City, New York where she attended New York City Community College. She graduated with an Associate Degree in 1968, continued her education at Brooklyn College and graduated with a Bachelor's degree in 1973. At this point she began working for the New York City Department of Education as a Teacher. Gwyndolen was elected to the New York City District 18 School Board where she served from 1980-1983. Gwyndolen moved back to Florida in 1985 where she was elected as a Deerfield Beach City Commissioner and served from 1993-2005. She served as a Florida House of Representative member from the 92nd district from November 18, 2008- November 8,2016. In 1994 Gwyndolen established the City of Deerfield Beach Neighborhood Initiative Program, currently known as Deerfield Beach Future Leaders. This is a youth summer job program for adolescents 14-15 years old.