June Meeting

June 9, 11:30 a.m.

Peridia Golf and CC

​4950 Peridia Boulevard E

Bradenton, 34203

Deadline to register is

Friday, June 3

Call or email Sandy Gander at 941.720.6662 or san.gander@gmail.com

to register. 

Cost is $20 

Please select one of these meal selections 

#1 Chicken Cordon Bleu with chef’s choice of vegetable and starch. 

#2 Meatloaf, with chef’s choice of vegetable and starch 

#3 Fish and chips basket

All meals come with bread and butter, nonalcoholic drink of your choice and chocolate cake.

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​​​The Democratic Women's Club 

is an autonomous organization chartered by the state Democratic Women's Club. Its goal is the furtherance of women's issues. The club meets monthly for business and fellowship, and to hear talks on issues of interest to women. The Club joins with the Democratic Party of Florida in supporting candidates who support the Democratic Party and its platform.

In normal times, we meet the 2nd Tuesday of each month at  11:30 a.m.   During the current pandemic, our meetings are via Zoom. 


Each year, the DWC is proud to offer scholarships to deserving young people of Manatee County.  Click
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June Guest Speaker 
Michelle Atkinson


Michelle Atkinson is an Environmental Horticulture Agent with the University of Florida IFAS Extension in Manatee County. She works with landscape professionals and homeowner associations teaching sustainable landscape practices to help protect water quality and conserve vital resources. Michelle is a native Floridian where she and her family enjoy boating, scuba diving, and snor-keling which provides the passion she demonstrates when devel-oping programs and teaching about protecting water resources. 

Michelle’s honors and awards for her dedication to our environ-ment are many including : 

• Achievement Award, National Association of County Agricul-tural Agents, 2018 

• Search for Excellence in Environmental Quality, Forestry and Natural Resources, National Association of County Ag-ricultural Agents, 2018 

• Art Hornsby, Distinguished Extension Professional and Enhancement Award, UF/IFAS Extension, 2018 

• Jim App Team Extension Award, UF/IFAS Extension, 2018 

• Southern Regional Winner - Communications Award: Best Video Recording, National As-sociation of County Agricultural Agents, 2016 

Program of Excellence Team Award, Florida Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2016