Indiana Philanthropy Awards Celebration

Indiana Philanthropy Awards Celebration

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Thursday, November 15, 2018

11:15 a.m. - Networking Reception sponsored by Community Health Network Foundation
12 Noon - Luncheon & Awards Presentation

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Fundraising professionals throughout the state will be celebrating the spirit of giving in November by recognizing philanthropists and the impact of Hoosier philanthropy at the 36th Indiana Philanthropy Awards.

The following individuals and organizations will be honored this year:

Lifetime Achievement - Edgar and Dorothy (posthumously) Fehnel (Indianapolis) nominated by Indiana University Foundation, Herron School of
Art + Design, and Newfields

Outstanding Philanthropist - Charlene and Joe Barnette (Carmel) nominated by Eskenazi Health Foundation
Outstanding Fundraising Professional - John Heintz, CFRE (Terre Haute) nominated by Indiana State University Foundation

Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser - Mark and Marabeth Levett (Columbus) nominated by Hanover College
Outstanding Youth Achievement - Sophia Pruitt (Indianapolis) nominated by IndyHumane
Outstanding Foundation - R. B. Annis Educational Foundation (Indianapolis) nominated by University of Indianapolis
Outstanding Foundation - Sherman & Marjorie Zeigler Foundation (Muncie) nominated by The Community Foundation of Muncie & Delaware County, Inc. 

Outstanding Philanthropy Group - Impact 100 of Greater Indianapolis (Indianapolis) nominated by Roberta Jaggers
Outstanding Corporation - Sun King Brewing Company (Indianapolis) nominated by American Red Cross of Indiana

Lunch Menu

Potato Leek Soup
Bread & Butter
Entree:  Salad of Herb Grilled Julienned Chicken, Candied Pecans, D'Anjou Pears, Shaved Parmesan, Mixed Greens in a Radicchio Cup, Maple Balsamic
Vinaigrette Autumn Salad of Wild Rice with Charred Green Beans and Roasted Butternut Squash
Honey Cheese Straw
Dessert: German Apple Cheesecake, Berry Pound Cake, and Cookies & Cream Parfaits
Water, Coffee, & Tea



Click here to see the list of past recipients.