Black Heritage Banquet

The City of Deerfield Beach Parks and Recreation Department invites you to join us for the Annual Black Heritage Banquet. Come out for delicious food, live performances, and fantastic speakers! This event coincides with Black History Month and provides an excellent opportunity for the community to honor the rich cultural history of African Americans nationally and, as importantly, locally. As always, we will celebrate and award the persons who have demonstrated commitment in their professional endeavors, humanitarianism, and public service.

Black Heritage Banquet couple smiling

Black Heritage Banquet logo

Black Heritage couple smiling at their seats at banquet


When: Saturday, February 26, 2022
Where: DoubleTree, 100 Fairway Dr.,
Time: Doors Open At: 5:30 PM
  Event: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Fee: $30


Tickets may be purchased on Civic Rec, Click on Tickets to purchase your seat/s. Those who don't want to go through the Civic Rec app can call for assistance.

*It is recommended that guests wear African attire; however it is not required*

Black Heritage Banquet interior setup with decorations

Black Heritage banquet kids performance


This year's Keynote Speaker will be Lisa Gilbert, and the Emcee host will be Vice Mayor Preston and Lawana Strowbridge.

Keynote Speaker Information


Lisa Gilbert, CEO

No-Nonsense Training Solutions

 Consultant to Public Safety, International Conference Speaker, Workshop Facilitator, Master Professional Development Coach, Minister, Author, and Founder of The Get Back Up Network 

Coach Lisa is a renowned, professional, and engaging “no-nonsense” strategic leadership game-changer and keynote speaker who has made a substantial impact on various major organizations. 

With over 18 years’ experience strategically coaching and developing hundreds of individuals, leaders, and executives in performance and career growth, she has assisted them with their most critical organizational challenges to achieve clear and measurable strategic results. She works with various organizational entities which include: Public Safety, Government organizations, Corporate, Education, Churches, and other non-profit organizations. 

Her passion is seen and felt in every workshop, seminar, and speaking engagement as she has the ability to draw the audience in and keep them engaged. Coach Lisa’s desire is to always create an experience of challenge and a call to action for those in attendance that will not be forgotten. 

She is the author of 3 books:    

“10 Traits of Counterfeit Leadership – Recognizing the Fake, the Phony and the Fraudulent 

“Navigating Through the F.I.R.E.S. of Leadership” 

“Leading When the Heat is On – For Women in Public Safety” 

She also has a podcast:  “No-Nonsense Wisdom Wednesday with Coach Lisa” that can be found on Apple Podcast, Spotify, and on most major podcast platforms.

Black Heritage one of the lady award winners holding trophy

Black Heritage group of award winners holding trophy

Black Heritage lady receiving her award


Award Honorees
Community Heritage Award Orrin Scott
Humanitarian Heritage Award Charles Thompson
Public Service Award Deputy Harold Morrison


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