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13th Annual Women with Wings and Wisdom Luncheon on March 8th

Posted by Dan Mergens on

Each spring a multi-national award-winning “Women with Wings and Wisdom” luncheon is held in support of our local PBS station, inspiring arts, educational programming and outreach.  We are proud that over the years this luncheon has raised millions of dollars to support our efforts to continue to provide our community with quality, multi-generational television programming 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

This season celebrates the Lucky 13th “Women with Wings and Wisdom” event that proudly recognizes outstanding women throughout our viewing area and nationally.  These dedicated women are committed to changing the lives of others and have impacted the communities they serve.

We are proud to recognize business leader,  Anushka and philanthropists: Peg Anderson, Mary Montgomery and Ari Rifkin  as our 2016 “Women with Wings and Wisdom” award recipients at our Lucky 13th annual luncheon and designer showcase runway fashion show on Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at the Mar-a-Lago Club at 11:00 a.m.

We are also proud to recognize Founding International “Woman with Wings and Wisdom” honoree Hermé de Wyman Miro; Lead Sponsor,  Dr. Nicholas Perricone; and “Women with Wings and Wisdom” Lifetime Achievement award recipient Lidia Bastianich, one of PBS’s favorite chefs and host of “Lidia’s Kitchen.”

We are honored to also celebrate the merger of WXEL and WPBT2 making South Florida PBS the largest PBS station in Florida, serving the 7th largest market.  South Florida PBS is committed to quality PBS programming and improving the lives of the diverse members of our communities by sharing their stories, encouraging vital conversation, providing opportunities for early -childhood development, life-long learning, serving as a platform for the arts and presenting South Florida with an un-biased view of the world. 

March 8th is International Women’s Day - A universal day for all women around the world. It endows every women with a sense of honor, dignity and self-respect for being the person that she is. This day marks a world-wide celebration of the economic, social, cultural and political achievements made by women over the years.  

Today we celebrate all women and we would be honored if you would join President of The Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Patricia Harrison and South Florida PBS CEO,  Dolores Sukhdeo in support of your local PBS station and the communities it serves! To secure your seat call Debra M. Tornaben at 561-364-4402.


Seating is limited: Price per ticket is $275 general, $350 VIP

To view the official press release, please click here