Women's History Hall of Fame Brunch

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Join us as we celebrate the influential women of Deerfield Beach who have served as role models, demonstrated a commitment to the City and invested time, talent and resources to make a difference. 

When: Saturday, March 31st
Where: Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex, 445 SW 2nd St.
Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fee: $10

Ceremony Information

You may purchase your tickets at the Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex located at 445 SW 2nd Street.

Keynote Speaker - Dr. Rosalind Osgood
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Dr. Rosalind Osgood, a Broward County native. She has served as a Minister, Community Organizer and Educator in Broward County for over the past 24 years. She has earned both a Master’s and Doctorial Degree in Public Administration from Nova Southeastern University. In 2001, Dr. Osgood had the unique honor of being the first woman in the history of the New Mount Olive Baptist Church to be licensed, ordained, and positioned in the pulpit, by the late preacher extraordinaire, Reverend Dr. Mack King Carter. In December of 2007, she earned a Master’s of Divinity Degree from New Orleans Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. She currently serves as an Associate Minister at New Mount Olive Baptist Church.  She is the Founder of the Women Reaching Women Word Network International Prayer Ministry. She is an anointed itinerate preacher. 

Dr. Osgood has over 21 years of experience in non-profit management. She is the CEO of the Mount Olive Development Corporation (MODCO) for the past 17 years. She is  a Former Adjunct professor at Nova Southeastern University Huizenga School of Business teaching  Leadership, and Public Policy Evaluation in the Master’s of Public Administration Program.  


She is the author of two academic articles and two books titled, “The Story Behind the Story” and “Influential Woman Leader.” She is a member of numerous professional organizations to include Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and the Fort Lauderdale Chapter of the Links, Inc.  She has served on numerous Boards and Committees.  In 2015, Dr. Osgood was recognized by the City of Lauderhill Chamber of Commerce as a Women of Distinction. In 2014, she was inducted into the Broward Education Foundation Hall A Fame. In 2013, Dr. Osgood became the First Female Chaplain for the City of Fort Lauderdale Police Department.  She has received numerous awards to include  the 2009 JM Families African American Achievers Award for community service.  She is currently serving as the Broward County School Board's District 5 Representative. Her Motto is ”Overcome Obstacles by Optimizing Opportunities and Obtaining Outstanding Outcomes”

2018 Women's History Hall of Fame Inductees:

Marti McGeary
Ginger Alvarez
Kelly Hampton
Bett Willett

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For more information please contact the Community Events and Outreach Division at (954) 480-4429.