A sell out crowd of 300 Democrats turned out for our
Polk County Democratic Blue Wave Gala
on Saturday, June 23 in Winter Haven, FL.
Kathie Sutherland and Richard Sutherland were named
Polk County Democratic Woman and Man of the Year.
Kathie is Chair of the
Polk County DEC Membership and Precinct Committee.
Richard is a founder of the
Lake Ashton Democratic Club
Chair of the Polk DEC Ways and Means Committee.
| || | Chain of Lakes Complex
210 Cypress Gardens Boulevard Winter Haven
The following recaps the highlights of our 2017 event:.
Former Congresswoman Gwen Graham
2017 Keynote speaker
Congressman Darren Soto
Featured speaker at our Gala in 2017.
Paul and Janet Anderson
2017 Polk County "Guiding Stars"
Posthumously recognized for her lifetime of humanitarian
and Democratic service
2017 "Marlene Duffy Young - Polk County Outstanding Woman of the Year"
Ellis H. Moose, III
2017 "Lawton Chiles - Polk County Outstanding Democratic Man of the Year"
2017 Creator of the "First Choice Dessert of the Year!"