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Wise & Witty Women and Many Magnificent Men Luncheons

Friday, January 27, 2017


In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Polk State College Foundation is thrilled to present this exciting annual event on Thursday, March 9 on the Winter Haven Campus and Friday, March 10 on the Lakeland campus. Click here to make your reservation!

This year we enthusiastically welcome Top Selling Author and International Motivational Speaker Dawnna St Louis.  Dawnna delivers a motivational content-rich message of best practices that work. The innovative mind of Dawnna St Louis delivers an experience you’ll never forget.

Since its inception in 2007, Wise & Witty Women and Many Magnificent Men has enjoyed sellout crowds of guests throughout our community who have savored this delightful and inspiring event, knowing they are helping Polk State College students soar to their highest potential by supporting Polk State College Foundation scholarships.

The Foundation takes tremendous pride in its ability to help numerous students attain their dream of a higher education because of funds raised through events such as this and through the generous philanthropy of individuals, corporations, organizations and foundations throughout the year.

Please join in the fun on Thursday, March 9, 2017 from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Polk State College Winter Haven Campus Student Center, and Friday, March 10, 2017 from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Polk State College Lakeland Campus Technology Building.

Please click here to make your reservation!

Reservations are $50 per person.

Scholarship Supporter — $100 (includes one event reservation and recognition at event.)

Corporate Sponsorships — $500 (includes six event reservations, table signage, and recognition in the program.)

For more information, to RSVP by phone or for sponsorship information, please contact Lynda McDuff at 863-297-1071.

Our warmest thanks to the following sponsors:

Presenting Sponsors:

The A.D. Morgan Corporation

Ledger Media Group

Regal Lakeland



Supporting Sponsors:


Dixie Signs

A special thanks to our Wise & Witty Women and Many Magnificent Men host committee:

Cindy Baker • Cheryl Beckert • Allison Beeman • Commissioner Melony M. Bell

Hunt Berryman • Patti Bostick • Karen Bryan • Representative Colleen Burton • Renee Campisi

Stephanie Colon • Marcie Dershimer • Twanna Dewdney • Bill Dorman • Jenna Emerson

Courtenay Fulmer • Nancy Georges • Merissa Green • Karen Houtz • Nancy Hoyt • Alice Hunt

Jennifer Kincart Jonsson • Sheriff Grady Judd • Mary Lou Kalisz • Karen Kovach • Chuck McDanal

Mike McGee • Loretta Mervis • Julie Nelson • Nanay Pittman • Renee Pobjecky • Cindy Price

Christine Samuel • Hemali Shah • Donna Sheehan • Krista Silbiger • Nikki Smith

Senator Kelli Stargel • Lea Ann Thomas • Mary Ann and David Touchton

Jennifer Vaughn • Ana Wood