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 November 12, 2014
11:30 to 1:30
John Q. Hammons Center

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 Registration for the luncheon begins at 11:30 am
Table of 10: $350   Individual Ticket: $40 

 Congratulations to our honorees!

Awards sponsored by
Willard and Pat Walker Charitable Foundation

Outstanding Philanthropist: Orville and Susan Hall
Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser: Michael "Mike" Sewell
Outstanding Fundraising Executive: Kelly Kemp-McLintock
The Ernie Lawrence Outstanding Professional Advisor: Jerry Dossey
Outstanding Foundation: Jackson L. Graves Foundation
Outstanding Corporation: General Electric
Youth in Philanthropy: Caitlin Murphy

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