Michelle Diffenderfer Receives 2016 Florida Achievement Award from the Florida Commission on the Status of Women

West Palm Beach, Fla., November 17, 2016 – Lewis, Longman & Walker President Michelle Diffenderfer was recently selected by the Florida Commission on the Status of Women (FCSW) to receive the FCSW Florida Achievement Award.

Diffenderfer will be presented with the award at a reception this evening and also recognized at a Board of County Commissioners meeting next month. She received a congratulatory letter from Florida’s Governor Rick Scott and will be given a key to the City by West Palm Beach’s Mayor Jeri Muoio.

Every year, the Commission awards individuals who have improved the lives of Florida women and/or have served as positive role models for women and girls in their communities. The Commission’s mandate is to study and make recommendations to the Governor, Cabinet and Legislature on issues affecting women.

Michelle is a volunteer for a number of nonprofit organizations in her community that help women and children. Most notably, she was a co-founder and past President of Girls II Women, a nonprofit organization that provides mentoring to girls aged 11-18, who attend schools in underserved communities within Palm Beach County. She can be reached at (561) 640-0820 or at mdiffenderfer@llw-law.com. For more information on FCSW, visit http://fcsw.net/.

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