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SAVE THE DATE and NOMINATE by July 21st!

Celebrating the Philanthropic Spirit in Polk County

The Greater Polk County Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) sponsors an annual awards program to recognize the outstanding achievements of individual, foundation, and corporate philanthropists, fundraising volunteers, and professional fundraising executives. AFP of Greater Polk County is pleased to honor those who demonstrate high ethical standards and show the community that the spirit of giving is alive and well, and stronger than ever.


Date: Thursday, November 9, 2017

Location: First Presbyterian Church of Lakeland (Lake Hollingsworth)

 Time: 8:00 am - Registration and Networking

8:30 - 9:30 am: National Philanthropy Day Breakfast


Begin Submitting Your Nominations Now!!  Nominating is super-easy this year. First step is to complete a short Google form for each nomination.  Finalists will be chosen in August.

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