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National Philanthropy Day Luncheon

November 16

The Northwest Arkansas Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP NWA) is hosting this year’s National Philanthropy Day during a luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Nov. 16 at the Fayetteville Public Library Event Center. National Philanthropy Day (NPD) is a special day set aside each year to pay tribute to the great contributions that philanthropy has made to better the lives of individuals, communities, and the world.

The Northwest Arkansas Chapter is recognizing eleven local individuals and organizations that make a big difference in the NWA community, including:
-Outstanding Fundraising Executive: Rhonda Fincher Wotowis
-Outstanding Corporation: Henry Eye Clinic
-Outstanding Foundation: Arkansas Community Foundation – Fayetteville Area Affiliate
-Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy Individual: Evan Lee
-Outstanding Youth In Philanthropy – Organization: Sigma Phi Epsilon – Arkansas Alpha Chapter
-Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser: Jane Gearhart
-Lifetime Achievement Award: Johnelle Hunt
-Legacy Award: Candy Clark
-Outstanding Philanthropist: Tamara and John Roberts Family
-Outstanding Philanthropic Organization: United Way of Northwest Arkansas
-Judges’ Special Award: Esther Silver-Parker

The luncheon, held for the first time in person since the COVID-19 pandemic, is open to the public with seats starting at $40. Tickets to the event may be purchased through the ticketing website at https://tinyurl.com/afpnpd2022.


November 16
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