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NSU’s Center for Psychological Studies Names Humanitarian Of The Year

9th Annual Awards Dinner will Honor Polly Wilkie

Polly WilkieFT. LAUDERDALE (DAVIE), FLA.—Karen Grosby, M.Ed., dean of Nova Southeastern University’s Center for Psychological Studies (CPS), has announced that Polly Wilkie, will be named the 2010 Humanitarian of the Year at an awards dinner on Feb. 11 at 6 p.m., at the Signature Grand in Davie.

Wilkie, vice president of the Community Bank of Broward County, has lived her life in selfless devotion to the welfare of the citizens in need in Broward County. The award is given to individuals who have displayed a passion for life and a sincere desire to work toward enhancing the lives of others.

She is the founder and a committed member of the Prestige Club, a non-profit organization dedicated to raising money to support children in need and educational programs. Organizations that have recently benefited from funds raised by the Prestige Club include the Susan B. Anthony Recovery Center; A Child is Missing; Light of the World Clinic; Hope Outreach; SOS Children’s Village; Children’s Harbor; Easter Seals; Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital; and many others. The Prestige Club also supports an ever-growing number of individual children in need as well as those who have experienced trauma.

Wilkie is responsible for business development and community relations at Community Bank of Broward County. She also a member of the Board of Directors of the Florida Initiative for Suicide Prevention (FISP), Crime Stoppers, Light of the World Clinic, James Jr. Fund, the Boys and Girls Club, and the Ease Foundation, among others. Her passionate support for children and people in need is and has been an inspirational force in Broward County.

You too can make a difference. Please join us in celebrating the accomplishments of Polly Wilkie. The awards dinner is open to the public. Proceeds will fund scholarships benefiting students attending CPS who have shown an exceptional commitment to community service and who will go on to provide mental health services to communities across the nation. Tickets are $125 and sponsorships are available. For more information, contact Susanne Marshall, Ph.D., at (954) 262-3014 or msusanne@nova.edu.

Media Contact:
Felecia Henderson, NSU Office of Public Affairs
954-262-5315 (office), 954-383-4695 (cell), fhenders@nova.edu