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          Keeping “Gwyn’s” Mission Alive

Embrace HOPE Foundation annual fundraiser is celebrated the Legacy & birthday of State Florida House of Representative Gwyndolen “Gwyn” Clarke-Reed (Breast Cancer Survivor). Gwyn was elected to the Florida House of Representatives, District 92, in 2008 and re-elected in 2010 and 2012.  Gwyn was the Democratic Ranking Member of the K-20 Competitiveness Subcommittee in the 2009-2010 and 2011-2012 sessions.  She also served on the House Redistricting Subcommittee in the 2011-2012 session. In the 2013-2014 session, Gwyn was appointed the Democratic Ranking Member of the K-12 Subcommittee and to the Veterans and Military Affairs Subcommittee. Gwyn served 12 years on the Deerfield Beach City Commission, and served as the Vice-Mayor during her first year.



                                                                                               Some of Gwyn’s Highlights

  • Broward County Women's Hall of Fame, 2014

  • Delta Days at the Capitol, Advocacy in Action Award, 2014

  • Broward Senior Hall of Fame, Class of 2013

  • The Caribbean Democratic Club of Broward County, Political Award, 2013

  • Greater Fort Lauderdale Democratic Club Legislator of the Year, 2012

  • ICABA 100 Most Accomplished Caribbean Americans, 2012

  • Keynote Speaker Award for Everest University Spring Commencement, 2012

  • Pompano Beach Chamber of Commerce Shining Star, "Light of the Community", 2012

  • The Latino American Who's Who, 2012

  • Greater Deerfield Beach Democratic Club, Award in Recognition of Faithful and Unyielding Commitment to Public Service, 2010

  • Mount Hermon AME, Award for Outstanding Service to the Community, 2010

  • American Cancer Society Relay for Life, Deerfield Beach/Lighthouse Point Relay, Certificate of Appreciation, 2009

  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County, Certificate of Appreciation for Commitment and Dedication as speaker for the First Annual Women's Professional Day, 2009

  • Broward College, Award in Appreciation of Support During the 2009 Legislative Session

  • Carl J. Nixon Mango Festival, Inc., Real Fathers Real Men Banquet, sponsor, 2009

  • Certificate of Appreciation for Addressing the Dolphin Democrats Membership, 2009

  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Social Action Service & Leadership, 2009

  • Democratic Women's Club of Northeast Broward, for an Exceptional First Year Legislative Session and Outstanding Service to the 92nd District, 2009
























                                                                                             Some of Gwyn Affiliations

  • American Association of University Women, Women's Issues Chair for Florida, 1987-present

  • Carl J. Nixon Mango Festival, Inc., board member, 1986-present

  • Common Highlands Homeowners Association, charter member, 1987-present

  • Deerfield Chamber of Commerce, 1993-present

  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., 1979-present

  • J.M. Unit Boys & Girls Club, board member

  • Kiwanis of Deerfield West, 1995-present

  • North Broward Hospital Community Primary Care, 2003-present

  • North Broward Hospital District, Community Relations Council, 1998-present

  • Broward County Legislative Delegation, Chair, 2015-2016, Vice Chair, 2014-2015

  • Pompano Beach Women's Club, 1st Vice President, 2014-2016

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