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2016 National Philanthropy Day


Association of Fundraising Professionals
Greater Baton Rouge Chapter 

2016 National Philanthropy Day® Luncheon

Tuesday, November 15, 2016
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM 

Renaissance Baton Rouge
7000 Bluebonnet Blvd., Baton Rouge, Louisiana

 National Philanthropy Day celebrates the charitable work that everyone does to make a difference and create impact in communities across America. From major donors to the humblest volunteer, from tiny tots to senior citizens, what generous people do from the heart makes a difference!


National Philanthropy Day® Honorees: 

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 995, Outstanding Leadership in Corporate Philanthropy

Charles "Chuck" Schwing, Outstanding Philanthropist

Tom J. Meek, Jr., MD, Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser

The BURDEN FOUNDATION, Outstanding Philanthropic Foundation

LSU Greek Life, Outstanding Philanthropic Service Organization

Junior Docents, LSU Rural Life Museum, Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy

Carter Stone, Mary Bird Perkins - Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center, Outstanding Professional Fundraiser

Mary Frey Eaton*, Board of Director's Award

Cajun Navy, Board of Director's Award

Presenting Sponsor:

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Leave A Legacy, a committee of the Planned Giving Council of Greater Baton Rouge, honors members of the community who have made a sacrificial planned gift to the charity of their choice with a Leave A Legacy Award. Honorees will be recognized at the National Philanthropy Day luncheon and at the annual Leave A Legacy reception on October 18th, 5:30pm - 7:00pm at Juban's Restaurant.


Sue and Donald Crow, honored by LSU Foundation and LSU School of Veterinary Medicine
Anne Jane* and Harold F.* Dyson, honored by Alzheimer's Services of the Capital Area
Mary Frey Eaton*, honored by LSU Alumni Association
Vincent W. Miranda, Sr., honored by the Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge
Betty and Harvey Schwartzberg, honored by LSU Foundation
Barbara and Donald Simoneaux, honored by Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge

 * Deceased


For more information on NPD, please contact
Judith V. Roberson, NPD Chair
Tammy V. Abshire, CFRE, Chapter Administrator
337-501- 5696,

For more information on Leave A Legacy or to purchase tickets,
please contact
Dusty Manson