Top Single Profile: Colette Podgorski
Occupation: Director of Development at FSU
Charity: Big Bend Gives Back
About the charity: We have a day for giving thanks. We have two for getting deals. Now, we have #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. Around the world people come together to celebrate generosity and to give back. Launched in 2015, Big Bend Gives Back (BBGB) is a coalition of approximately 300 nonprofit organizations that have joined forces to promote volunteerism and philanthropy in the Big Bend Region.
Colette's July 29 Auction Package: 30A Getaway
Q & A
Why did you choose this charity to support? Big Bend Gives Back (BBGB) is a coalition of approximately 300 nonprofit organizations that have joined forces to promote volunteerism and philanthropy in the Big Bend Region on #GivingTuesday. Supporting BBGB will affect every nonprofit in our area by promoting this national giving day.
If you could choose to stay a certain age forever, what would it be and why? I haven’t reach that certain age yet, but I’ve enjoyed every phase of life thus far and the lessons that have come with age.
What would you prefer to do for a living if money was not a factor? Fashion blogger, for sure. However, if I had the financial means I would love to be a philanthropist.
What is your motto? Your smile is your logo, your personality is your business card and how you leave others feeling becomes your trademark.
What is your favorite thing to do on the weekend? Depends on the season: fall is for FSU football, spring I can be found at the baseball field cheering on my son and in the summer, I'm somewhere near water.
What is your greatest accomplishment? My son. He is such an all-around awesome kid who brightens my life daily.
What is at the very top of your bucket list? Backpacking through Europe.
Are you a morning person or night owl? Both, I love to get up and get my day started with a workout at Sweat Therapy and enjoy “me time” with a glass of wine at night.
What’s your lucky charm? Karma.
What’s your dream car? Private jet.
Are you one to kiss on the first date? The answer is always no.
What is your favorite Netflix binge series? Do Hallmark Christmas movies count?
Facebook, Twitter or Instagram? Instagram.
What’s your favorite splurge/indulgence? Vacations.
What was your worst fashion disaster? A poor choice of company.
Name a world leader that you would like to have dinner with. Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada for no other reason other than he is hot!
Wearing underwear is so overrated.