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2018 Lakeland Derby Mama Swan

AND THE 2018-2019 MAMA SWAN IS …

Lakeland Derby 2018 Mama Swan

Lakeland Derby 2018 Mama Swan

Kathryn is a Lakeland native who maintains an active involvement in not only the Lakeland community but also its surrounding communities. She is employed with MADE in Lakeland as an Account Executive and Business Developer, and she is a 2012 graduate of the University of South Florida with a B.S. in Marketing.
Kathryn is used to wearing many hats, switching gears with ease. She currently serves as the Chair of ENGAGE, an Ambassador with the Bartow Chamber, graduate of Leadership Bartow, Class XVI, Board Member for the Early Learning Coalition and her 2017 Leaders of Polk team , Lakeland’s Most Swanted was the proud winner of the 2017 Derby Dash and the 2nd place finisher in their fundraising efforts, raising $8793 for LVIM!
“The benefits LVIM provides in our community are hard to truly quantify and the success of the Lakeland Derby goes a long way in helping them perform their mission. My experience as a Leader of Polk was amazing and I am honored and excited about the opportunity to be Mama Swan, but know I have HUGE shoes to fill. Greta and Kim have blazed an impressive path before me and I look forward to leading the next Leaders of Polk, it’s going to be a great year!”

CONGRATULATIONS KATHRYN AND THANK YOU FOR ACCEPTING GRETA’S WINGS!

2018 Lakeland Derby

We are excited about the planning of the 2018 Lakeland Derby. We are working hard to make sure the 11th annual Derby is the best one yet. Make sure to mark your calendars now for Friday, April 27, 2018 5:30-9:30pm for this family friendly, FREE, community event!