Polk County Democrats Galas


Our 2019 Gal Theme: FOCUS 2020

Friday, September 27, 2019
5 PM to 9 PM
To be held at the Bartow Civic Center
Bartow, FL
Reserve your tickets now:
$80/per person until Sept. 1
$60/per student until Sept. 1
$90/for all, after Sept.1, 2019
Call the Polk County Democrats Office at

Saturday, April 27, 2019,
about 150 Democrats packed the Health & Fitness Center at Lake Ashton  to celebrate "Swing into Spring"
Many thanks to hosts Kathie and Richard Sutherland, event chair Berine Warren, master of ceremonies Brandon "Brando" Nuckols, speakers Anna Eskanami and Rob Lorei, dance instructor Linda Stata, and DJ Eddie Rumba for helping make the evening so enjoyable!

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Saturday, June 23, 2018
A sell out crowd of 300 Democrats turned out for our
Polk County Democratic Blue Wave Gala
 in Winter Haven, FL.

Kathie Sutherland and Richard Sutherland were named
Polk County 2018 Democratic Woman and Man of the Year.

Kathie Sutherland, Polk Co. Democratic Woman of the Year with Richard Sutherland, Polk Co. Democratic Man of the Year. June 2018.
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.


Scenes from our Blue Wave Gale, June 23, 2018
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Chain of Lakes Complex
210 Cypress Gardens Boulevard
Winter Haven, FL33880

The following recaps the highlights of our 2017 event:.

Florida Congresswoman Gwen Graham
Former Congresswoman Gwen Graham
2017 Keynote speaker

U.S. Congressman Darren Soto speaks ate Polk Dem Gala Feb. 2017
Congressman Darren Soto
Featured speaker at our Gala in 2017.

2017 Polk Co.
Paul and Janet Anderson
2017 Polk County "Guiding Stars"

Chris Mangini
Chris Mangini
Posthumously recognized for her lifetime of humanitarian
and Democratic service

Polk Co. Woman of the Year
Glenda Jones
2017 "Marlene Duffy Young - Polk County Outstanding Woman of the Year"

Polk Co. Man of the Yaer
Ellis H. Moose, III
2017 "Lawton Chiles - Polk County Outstanding
Democratic Man of the Year"
Donna Moose
2017 Creator of the "First Choice Dessert of the Year!"