Celebration to honor philanthropists, call for award nominations

Published 9:57 am Thursday, September 12, 2013

The Southern Minnesota Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals will host the president of the international organization, Andrew Watt, at its upcoming National Philanthropy Day celebration in Rochester on Nov. 12.

Nominations are sought for the categories of Outstanding Philanthropist, Outstanding Philanthropic Organization, Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser and Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy and are due or postmarked by Friday, September 13.

National Philanthropy Day acknowledges the entire spectrum of services provided by the nonprofit community and recognizes the profound impact that philanthropy has on the fabric of society.

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Each year AFP honors individuals and groups who, through their hard work and dedication, have enhanced philanthropy, their communities and the world.

For more information, contact Kristine Stensland, community relations director, at 507-424-1550.