Each spring a multi-national award-winning â€œWomen with Wings and Wisdomâ€ luncheon is held in support of local PBS station, inspiring arts, educational programming and outreach. Over the years this luncheon has raised millions of dollars to support efforts to continue to provide community with quality, multi-generational television programming 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
This season celebrates the Lucky 13th â€œWomen with Wings and Wisdomâ€ event that proudly recognizes outstanding women,Â committed to changing the lives of others and impacting the communities they serve.Â Recognized will be business leader, Anushka and philanthropists: Peg Anderson, Mary Montgomery and Ari Rifkin as our 2016 â€œWomen with Wings and Wisdomâ€ award recipients at our Lucky 13th annual luncheon and designer showcase runway fashion show. AlsoÂ Founding International â€œWoman with Wings and Wisdomâ€ honoree HermÃ© de Wyman Miro; Lead Sponsor, Dr. Nicholas Perricone; and â€œWomen with Wings and Wisdomâ€ Lifetime Achievement award recipient Lidia Bastianich, one of PBSâ€™s favorite chefs and host of â€œLidiaâ€™s Kitchen.â€
Luncheon willÂ 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.Â Tickets are $275 general, and $350 VIP. To secure your seat call Debra M. Tornaben at 561-364-4402. Â @WXELTV