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2017 AFP Invite

11th annual National Philanthropy Day 
7:30 AM 2:00 PM

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 
Anthony's Pier 9 | New Windsor, NY

Event Schedule:
7:30 - 9:15 AM: Awards Breakfast & Keynote
7:30 - 2:00 PM: Vendor Displays Available
9:15 - 12:00 PM: Education Sessions
12:30-1:30 PM: POWER LUNCH for Fundraising Professionals

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Introducing our 2017 Honorees!

2017 AFP Outstanding Philanthropist Award
Dr. Donald Calista
Retired - Marist College

Outstanding Fundraising Volunteer
Sally Mazzarella
Volunteer - Winnakee Land Trust

Outstanding Fundraising Professional
Loretta Spence
Director of Development - Legal Services of the Hudson Valley

Innovation in Philanthropy Award
Denise Doring VanBuren
Vice President of Public Relations - Central Hudson

Rising Star Fundraiser
Julie Stainton
Community Relations & Marketing Manager - Independent Living

Youth in Philanthropy
Hayley Jensen
Senior - Washingtonville High School

Leadership Award - Corporate Philanthropy
Kim Williams
Vice President - Williams Lumber & Home Centers


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