Wednesday, November 13, 2013

28th Annual National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon

The Greater Dallas Chapter of Association of Fundraising Professionals, with presenting sponsor KERA, will honor recipients in seven categories at the 28th Annual National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon on Friday, November 15, 2013, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Hyatt Regency Dallas, Landmark Ballroom.  The awards luncheon will be emceed by long-time supporter Scott Murray.
Luncheon chair Kimberly Humphries and co-chair Julia Nicol announce the 2013 award recipients in seven categories:
Lyda Hill
Outstanding Philanthropist - nominated by Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden and sponsored by Clarkson-Davis

The Andrea-Mennen Family Foundation
Outstanding Foundation - sponsored and nominated by Children’s Medical Center

Alon USA Energy, Inc.
Outstanding Corporation - nominated by Communities in Schools of the Dallas Region, Inc. [CISDR] and sponsored by the Trinity Trust Foundation

Forrest Hoglund
Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser – nominated by Perot Museum of Nature and Science and sponsored by Dini Partners

April Box Chamberlain, CFRE
Outstanding Fundraising Executive - nominated by Stephen Folsom, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Methodist Health System Foundation and sponsored by Nancy Ann Hunt

Ariana Luterman, age 13
Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy - nominated by Brian Donovan and sponsored by the Todd and Abby Williams Family Foundation

Kent Skipper
Special Recognition Award, nominated by the Greater Dallas Chapter Association of Fundraising Professionals and sponsored by Salesmanship Club of Dallas

"We are proud to present and pay tribute to these outstanding individuals who exhibit incredible civic leadership and philanthropy. They are stewarding our communities, from charity to impact," emphasized this year's Dallas National Philanthropy Day Chair, Kimberly Humphries.
The Greater Dallas Chapter of AFP was among the first to begin celebrating National Philanthropy Day in 1981.  Today, over 700 attend the luncheon which includes AFP members and community leaders.   National Philanthropy Day celebrates the great contributions philanthropy, and those who work in the philanthropic process, make to our community.  AFP Chapters involve more than 28,000 individuals in celebrating philanthropy each year.
Additional sponsors include Diane and Hal Brierley, sponsors of the VIP Reception held prior to the luncheon.  Luncheon tickets are $95 each, $950 for a table of ten or $1,350 for a premium table of ten.  For further information on tickets and sponsorships, visit afpdallas.org or contact Madeleine Crouch at 972-233-9107, ext. 204, afpchapteroffice@afpdallas.org

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