Women’s Resource Center to Recognize Three “Wonder Women” at its Fall Legacy Luncheon

Friday, November 3, at the Plantation Golf & Country Club

Wendy Deming, Liz Maggio and Sharon Monk will be honored for their outstanding contributions to Sarasota’s south county region. 


(Sarasota-Manatee, FL) The Women’s Resource Center (WRC) will honor three Venice-area “Wonder Women” at its annual Fall Legacy Luncheon, Friday, November 3, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., at Plantation Golf & Country Club, 500 Rockley Blvd, Venice. The three honorees are Wendy Deming, COO of the Gulf Coast Community Foundation; Liz Maggio, owner of Reflections in Gold; and Sharon Monk, former WRC board chair. The event is the principal fundraiser for the Women’s Resource Center’s south county programs. Tickets are $50 for individual and $85 for patron tickets. Sponsorships are available. Please contact Linda Mickelberg by calling 941-485-9724 or via email at l mikelburg@thewomensresourcecenter.org.  For more information, visit www.thewomensresourcecenter.org.

Wonder Women are “women leaders who have made outstanding contributions in volunteer and/or professional activities in the areas of business, community leadership, education, healthcare, entrepreneurship, or lifetime achievement,” says Ashley Brown, president and CEO of the Women’s Resource Center. “We’re thrilled to honor these forward-thinking women who have worked tirelessly to make their community a better place for everyone in it.”

Brown explains the proceeds from the luncheon are directed to fund WRC’s life-changing programs in Sarasota’s south county including mental health counseling, peer resources advising, mentoring and more.

This year’s committee members are Mary Bibus, Mary DiSanzo, Dianne Eppler-Adams, Paula Gray, Linda Mickelberg, Deborah Kostroun, Kathy Leavitt, Carrie Lewis, Sandy McGowan, Sarah Miller, Fran Potter, Madeline Ross and Kerri Sinotte.


About the Women’s Resource Center

The Women’s Resource Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering and supporting women during all life stages and circumstances. Ongoing programs are offered in Sarasota, Venice and Bradenton, and include career coaching and development, health and wellness workshops, yoga and mindfulness classes, mental health counseling, peer resource advising, mentoring, and family law information. To learn more, visit www.thewomensresourcecenter.org.