The Junior League of Greater Lakeland held its annual Spring Banquet at the Lone Palm Golf Club on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Over 140 provisional, active and sustaining members were in attendance for the event celebrating the 85th anniversary of the Junior League of Greater Lakeland’s commitment to improving our community.
The Junior League of Greater Lakeland announced the creation of the Sarah D. McKay award during its annual meeting at the Lone Palm Golf Club on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. More than 140 members were in attendance for the event. Junior League Communications Vice President Katherine Fitzwater recognized Sarah Dukes McKay who is a Sustainer Emeritus and past president of the Junior League of Greater Lakeland for her accomplishments.
When it comes to JLGL Past President Sarah Dukes McKay, she has fanned her possibilities into a veritable bonfire of accomplishments. Named a “Great Floridian” by a proclamation of the State of Florida, Sarah joins the ranks of such notable governors and grandees as Walt Disney, Lily Pulitzer, Spessard Holland, Henry Flagler, Mary Bethune Cookman, and even Ponce de Leon! At 91, Sarah is still going strong and stoking the flame both in service and philanthropy as evidenced by a vast array of awards and honors for a lifetime of service which still continues.