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November 14, 2014 for National Philanthropy Day. 

The Mid-Hudson Valley Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals celebrated their 8th Annual National Philanthropy Day on Friday, November 14 at the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel in Poughkeepsie, NY. To see photos of the event click here. For more information about the event click here.

David and Jeanette ReddenKaren VanHouten MinogueWalden Savings Bank

Dr. Michele VegaMount Saint Mary CollegeMaria Jaffari

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