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      2019 National Philanthropy Day Luncheon in Scranton

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      November 22, 2019

      Friday  11:00 AM

      700 Lackawanna Avenue
      Scranton, Pennsylvania 18503

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      2019 National Philanthropy Day Luncheon

      The 2019 National Philanthropy Day awards will be presented at the Philanthropy Day Luncheon on Friday, November 22, 2019 at The Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel, 700 Lackawanna Avenue Scranton.  Coffee hour and networking begins at 11:00 a.m. The program will begin at 11:30 a.m. AFP NEPA is committed to making the awards process as inclusive as possible, recognizing outstanding achievements on the part of organizations, philanthropists and volunteers from all counties within our region. This year’s honorees include: Berkshire Asset Management, Outstanding Corporation Marise Garofalo, Outstanding Fundraising Professional AllOne Foundation & Charities, Outstanding Foundation Andrew Kettel, Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser Mark DeStefano, Oustanding Philanthropist Award Frank Bevevino, Lifetime Achievement Award This year’s chair for National Philanthropy Day is Ms. Mary Dolon & Co-Chair is Estella Killian. Mike Wood, Special Assistant to the President for Wilkes University, served as Chair of Nominations. Honorary Breakfast Chair is Joell Yarmel, Director of Development for the FM Kirby Center for the Performing Arts. The Association of Fundraising Professionals represents more than 30,000 members in 200+ chapters in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and China working to advance philanthropy through advocacy, research, education, and certification programs. Locally, AFP programs include an educational lecture series, full-day fundraising conference, mentoring program, professional networking events, and resource exchange. More information can be found on the international website or the AFP NEPA chapter website Each year the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) honors individuals and organizations that, through their tireless work and dedication to philanthropy, have improved the quality of life in our community and around the world. Recipients of the Awards are nominated for demonstrating outstanding commitment and leadership in all aspects of philanthropy. AFP recognizes these outstanding honorees who embody the true meaning of philanthropy — the love of humankind. For more information regarding sponsorships, please contact: Athena Aardweg at, or 570-891-4662. You may also find sponsorship information here.

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